Oregon writer Barry Lopez's latest book is "Horizon." It focuses on his travels over the last half century to six different parts of the world: the Arctic Circle, Antarctica, Australia, Kenya, the Galapagos Islands, and the Oregon Coast.

Oregon writer Barry Lopez’s latest book is “Horizon.” It focuses on his travels over the last half century to six different parts of the world: the Arctic Circle, Antarctica, Australia, Kenya, the Galapagos Islands, and the Oregon Coast.

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We spend the hour with one of Oregon’s most celebrated writers and thinkers, Barry Lopez. His new book, “Horizon,” knits together his decades of travel all around the world. It’s a book full of wonder and sadness, hope and despair, about the natural world… and the way humans are changing it.

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