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Sudden spring : stories of adaptation in a climate-changed South

Author: Rick Van Noy
Publisher: Athens, Georgia : The University of Georgia Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Like Rachel Carson's groundbreaking work Silent Spring, Rick Van Noy's Sudden Spring is a call to action to mitigate our environmental degradation. By highlighting stories of people and places  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Van Noy
ISBN: 9780820354361 0820354368
OCLC Number: 1035770132
Description: 224 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Tombstones by the sea : our climate change commitment --
Our best defense : shelling the naval base, Virginia --
The proximity of far away : climate change comes to the alligator, North Carolina --
Fish out of water : high tide in the Lowcountry, South Carolina --
Ebb-tide optimism : ghosts of the Golden Isles, Georgia --
The octopus in the basement : surreal matters in the Sunshine State, Florida --
Springing back : resiliency on the Gulf Coast, Louisiana and Texas --
Take on the waters : on the birthplace of rivers, West Virginia --
More ghosts on the coasts, and the last place to go.
Responsibility: Rick Van Noy.

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All the world will feel the effects of our rapidly changing climate, of course--and those spots that we cherish most for their sense of place, their long-standing in our hearts, will be the hardest Read more...

 
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