Our Respect-Care-Include symbol or the Tree-Hand-Bird logo, as described by Paul Rodrigues, the artist who created it, represents coexistence of the arboreal, the aerial, the terrestrial, and the aquatic (see: clouds), and of the man-made and the natural. There’s also a road in it—The road called Harmony—that takes us back home.
The symbol is at the back of the book and the sleeve, occupying pride of place and telling its own tale.
We the cohabitants of the planet are in the tale—the tale of harmony and coexistence. How we contribute to it is our choice.
What the UN biodiversity chief, Cristiana Pașca Palmer, has to say tells a lot about the choices we have made so far, and the choices we can make going forward. : Stop biodiversity loss or we could face our own extinction, warns UN