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The Great Lakes : the natural history of a changing region

Author: Wayne Grady; Bruce M Litteljohn; Emily S Damstra; David Suzuki Foundation.
Publisher: Vancouver : Greystone Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book is an exploration of the biology and ecology of a vital, ever-changing terrain. Written by one of Canada's best-known science and nature writers, it is intended not only for those who live in the Great Lakes basin but for anyone captivated by the splendor of the natural world and sensitive to the challenges of its preservation."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne Grady; Bruce M Litteljohn; Emily S Damstra; David Suzuki Foundation.
ISBN: 9781553651970 1553651979
OCLC Number: 153913411
Notes: Co-published by: David Suzuki Foundation.
Description: 351 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: The freshwater seas --
Foundation stones --
The Boreal Forest --
The Great Lakes --
St. Lawrence Forest --
The Carolinian Forest --
Life in the margins --
Water world --
Invasions --
The future of the Great Lakes.
Responsibility: Wayne Grady ; principal photography by Bruce Litteljohn ; illustrations by Emily S. Damstra.

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"This book is an exploration of the biology and ecology of a vital, ever-changing terrain. Written by one of Canada's best-known science and nature writers, it is intended not only for those who live in the Great Lakes basin but for anyone captivated by the splendor of the natural world and sensitive to the challenges of its preservation."--Jacket.

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