Brooke Bessessen | An Island Press Author

Brooke Bessesen

Brooke Bessesen is a research fellow with Osa Conservation, a veterinary technician, and an author. She has written seven books, including award-winning children’s books with wildlife-conservation themes, and an Arizona wildlife guide. She has also been a television producer for National Geographic and Discovery Health channels. She travels and lectures widely, particularly to educate children about wildlife conservation issues.


Science, Politics, and Crime in the Sea of Cortez

"Intrepid conservation detective story." —Nature "A lucid, informed, and gripping account...a must-read." —Science "Passionate...a heartfelt and alarming tale." —Publishers Weekly"Gripping...a well-told and moving...