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Gaviotas : a village to reinvent the world

Author: Alan Weisman
Publisher: White River Junction, VT : Chelsea Green Pub. Co., 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 10th anniversary edView all editions and formats
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Los Llanos--the rain-leached, eastern savannas of war-ravaged Colombia--are among the most brutal environments on Earth and an unlikely setting for one of the most hopeful environmental stories ever told. Here, in the late 1960s, a young Colombian development worker named Paolo Lugari wondered if the nearly uninhabited, infertile llanos could be made livable for his country's growing population. He had no idea that
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Weisman
ISBN: 9781603580564 1603580565
OCLC Number: 225871302
Notes: Originally published 1998 by Chelsea Green Pub. Co.
Description: 240 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Overture --
The Savanna --
The Tools --
The Trees.
Responsibility: Alan Weisman.
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