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The man who saved sea turtles : Archie Carr and the origins of conservation biology

Author: Frederick Rowe Davis
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Oxford University Press pbkView all editions and formats
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First scientific biography of Archie Carr (1909-1987), the world's authority on the ecology and conservation of sea turtles for most of his distinguished career.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Archie Carr; Archie Carr
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Rowe Davis
ISBN: 9780199913824 019991382X 9780195310771 0195310772
OCLC Number: 801446458
Description: xv, 312 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction ; Parallel Paths in Nature ; Dear Dr. Barbour ; Exploring Tropical Ecology in Honduras ; Study and Conservation of Sea Turtles ; The Ecology and Migrations of Sea Turtles ; In Africa on Ulendo ; "And for the turtles!" International Conservation Efforts ; Further Results of Sea Turtle Research and Conservation Biology ; Home to Florida ; Conclusion
Responsibility: Frederick Rowe Davis.
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"Davis is successful in capturing what Archie Carr meant to people like me and I think anyone else similarly touched by Carr will enjoy this book. There are messages in his life for everyone Read more...

 
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