Ulrich Grober is a publicist, broadcaster and journalist, whose work covers cultural history, future visions, sustainability and ecotourism. Born in West Germany, he studied Philosophy and German and English Literature at the Universities of Frankfurt and Bochum. His writing on deep ecology and sustainability has appeared in Die Zeit and Greenpeace magazines, amongst others. His best-selling second book, Vom Wandern – Neue Wege zu einer alten Kunst (On Hiking – New Ways to an Ancient Art), was published in 2006.
This book offers a historically rich and nuanced introduction to the concept of sustainability that could not be of more pressing importance for the 21st century.