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Saving sea turtles : extraordinary stories from the battle against extinction

Author: James R Spotila
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011.
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His inspirational story of dedicated individuals, creative endeavors, and adventure reveals what is being done and what else we must do in order to ensure that these fascinating animals continue  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James R Spotila
ISBN: 9780801899072 0801899079
OCLC Number: 643322595
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 216 pages, [8] pages of plates : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Sea turtles in the modern world : where do we stand today? --
Life in the egg : buried alive under two feet of sand --
Race to the sea : coatis, crabs, and night herons, oh my! --
To the horizon : the first day --
Lost and found : life as a juvenile --
The deadliest catch : the other side of fishing --
Out of the fire : the gauntlet continues --
Return to the beach : you can't go home anymore --
Nesting : taking back the night --
Las Baulas : the last hope for Pacific leatherbacks --
Ostional : the egg-stained sands of Costa Rica --
Global warming : rising seas, lost beaches, and genders --
The great turtle race : a new approach to conservation education --
Sea turtles and satellites : tales of technology --
2100 : a world with, or without, sea turtles?
Responsibility: James R. Spotila.

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An interesting overview on the threats to the survival of sea turtles. * Birdbooker Report * A lively, involving read. * Midwest Book Review * A turtle biologist makes a plea to save sea turtles, Read more...

 
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