Salmon Without Rivers: A History Of The Pacific Salmon Crisis


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Descripció

Explores the roots and evolution of the salmon crisis in the Pacific Northwest. The author describes the evolutionary history of the salmon as well as the geological history of the Pacific Northwest, before considering the multitude of factors, including historical, social, scientific and cultural, which have led to the salmon's decline. The book includes a clinical and critical assessment of why the numerous restoration efforts have failed. The book exposes the myths that have guided recent human-salmon interactions and explains the difficult choices facing the region, offering an insight into this chapter of America's environmental history.

Detalls del producte

Editorial
Island Press
Data de publicació
Idioma
Anglès
Tipus
Rústica
EAN/UPC
9781559633611

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