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The last flight of the scarlet macaw : one woman's fight to save the world's most beautiful bird

Author: Bruce Barcott
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In telling the story of one woman's crusade to save a rainforest, author Barcott addresses the realities of economic survival in Third World countries, explores the tension between environmental conservation and human development, and puts a human face on the battle over globalization.--From publisher description.
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Named Person: Sharon Matola
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Barcott
ISBN: 9781400062935 1400062934 9780739499665 0739499661
OCLC Number: 131065985
Description: xv, 313 p. : map ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Bruce Barcott.
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In telling the story of one woman's crusade to save a rainforest, author Barcott addresses the realities of economic survival in Third World countries, explores the tension between environmental conservation and human development, and puts a human face on the battle over globalization.--From publisher description.

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Environmental battles and the fight to save the scarlet macaw

by dawnetortorella (WorldCat user published 2013-07-31) Good Permalink

Another sad story about political corruption, environmental battles, and the never-ending need for more energy. No one wins in the end, but that doesn't mean we should stop fighting for the things we strongly believe in.

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Well written, compelling story and fascinating characters

by scottfree (WorldCat user published 2013-04-14) Excellent Permalink

If you are interested 1)Belize or 2)wildlife preservation or 3)what a single dedicated person can do, this is a great choice.  Very well written!

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