(12 Jul 1964 - )
American writer and journalist whose articles, mostly political travelogues, have appeared in such magazines as Harper's, Mother JonesOutside and Newsweek. He has traveled widely, including Patagonia and Cape Town, but specializes in Latin America. In Chasing Che he wrote about motorcycling across South America.
Science Quotes by Patrick Symmes (1 quote)
You hear headlines from time to time about the Amazon rainforest disappearing at a greater or lesser rate.... The real story is that over time the rate has stayed just the same. Year after year, decade after decade, we have failed to stop or really even decrease deforestation...
— Patrick Symmes
Online transcript of interview, segment 'Amazon Deforestation' on NPR radio program, Living on Earth (25 Feb 2005).