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Glaciers : the politics of ice

Author: Jorge Daniel Taillant
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2015.
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Edition/Format:   Thesis/dissertation : Document : Thesis/dissertation : eBook   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Glaciers are one of the world's most important natural resources, and yet they are largely unprotected by environmental policy. Glaciers: The Politics of Ice is a scientific, cultural, and political  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Academic theses
Material Type: Document, Thesis/dissertation, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jorge Daniel Taillant
ISBN: 9780199367252 0199367256 9780199367269 0199367264
OCLC Number: 1034961913
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 334 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Table of Contents ; Acknowledgments ; How to Read this Book ; Introduction ; Chapter 1: Dynamiting Glaciers ; Chapter 2: What is a Glacier? ; Chapter 3: The Birth of Cryoactivism ; Chapter 4: Invisible Glaciers ; Chapter 5: The Barrick Veto ; Chapter 6: Life without Glaciers ; Chapter 7: Resurgence ; Chapter 8: Amazing Glacier Stuff ; Chapter 9: Implementation ; Chapter 10: The Human Right to Glaciers? ; Chapter 11: Final Words ; Annex: ; 1) The Argentine National Glacier Protection Law ; 2) Bibliography ; 3) About the Author
Responsibility: Jorge Daniel Taillant.

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... informative ... * Mark Carey, Nature * Taillant tracks both the science and politics of glaciers in this interesting book, keeping readers in suspense and hoping for a happy ending. Highly Read more...

 
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