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The view from lazy point : a natural year in an unnatural world

Author: Carl Safina
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A conservationist explores various global regions to investigate examples of environmental degradation and renewal while identifying a link between environmental dangers and human rights issues.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Safina
ISBN: 9780805090406 0805090401
OCLC Number: 454372810
Notes: "A John Macrae Book."
Description: 401 pages : illustrations, maps cm
Contents: Prelude --
The view from Lazy Point --
Coast of characters --
February --
March : in like a lion --
March : out like a lamb --
Travels solar: coral gardens of good and evil --
Belize and Bonaire --
Farewell, whole new time --
April --
May --
June --
Travels polar : bear witness --
southeast Alaska --
July --
Travels polar : Svalbard --
August --
Travels polar : baked Alaska --
September --
October --
Travels solar : rainbow's end --
Palau --
November --
December --
Travels polar : Copa Cabana --
Antarctica --
January.
Responsibility: Carl Safina with drawings by Trudy Nicholson ; maps by Jon Luoma.

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Lets you meet Eskimos whose way of life is melting away, explore a secret global seed vault hidden above the Arctic Circle, investigate dilemmas facing foraging bears and breeding penguins, and sail  Read more...

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Winner of the 2012 Orion Book Award"Safina's book soars, adding his voice to a small chorus that includes the poet Mary Oliver and the environmentalist David W. Orr.... I had to--and wanted to--read Read more...

 
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