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The game of conservation : international treaties to protect the world's migratory animals

Author: Mark Cioc
Publisher: Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2009.
Series: Ohio University Press series in ecology and history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Game of Conservation is a brilliantly crafted and highly readable examination of nature protection around the world. Twentieth-century nature conservation treaties often originated as attempts to regulate the pace of killing rather than as attempts to protect animal habitat. Some were prompted by major breakthroughs in firearm techniques, such as the invention of the elephant gun and grenade harpoons, but  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Treaties
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cioc, Mark.
Game of conservation.
Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2009037629
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Cioc
ISBN: 9780821443606 0821443607
OCLC Number: 742512864
Description: 1 online resource (267 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Africa's apartheid parks --
The North American bird war --
The Antarctic whale massacre.
Series Title: Ohio University Press series in ecology and history.
Responsibility: Mark Cioc.

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Presents an examination of nature protection around the world. Drawing on a variety of primary and secondary sources, this book shows that a handful of treaties - all designed to protect the world's  Read more...

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"In an engaging style reminiscent of a mystery novel, Cioc relates the historical, political, sociological, and ecological stories behind the treaties....Knowing the origins of animal protection Read more...

 
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