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The Resource The spine of the continent : the most ambitious wildlife conservation project ever undertaken, Mary Ellen Hannibal

The spine of the continent : the most ambitious wildlife conservation project ever undertaken, Mary Ellen Hannibal

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The spine of the continent : the most ambitious wildlife conservation project ever undertaken
Title
The spine of the continent
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the most ambitious wildlife conservation project ever undertaken
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Mary Ellen Hannibal
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As climate change encroaches, animals and plants around the globe are having their habitats pulled out from under them. At the same time, human development has made islands out of even our largest nature reserves, stranding the biodiversity other lives within them. The Spine of the Continent introduces readers to the most ambitious wildlife conservation effort ever undertaken: to create linked protected areas extending from the Yukon to Mexico, the entire length of North America. -- Jacket, p. [2]
Summary
Reports on efforts to create a wildlife corridor spanning the length of North America, while presenting a history of America's habitat and revealing what motivates those who support conservation efforts
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10144449
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DLC
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Hannibal, Mary Ellen
Dewey number
639.9
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QH77.N56
LC item number
H36 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Wildlife conservation
  • Wildlife conservation
  • Wilderness areas
  • Wilderness areas
Target audience
adult
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the most ambitious wildlife conservation project ever undertaken
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The spine of the continent : the most ambitious wildlife conservation project ever undertaken, Mary Ellen Hannibal
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-263) and index
Contents
pt. 1. America's next best idea. Bear with me ; They paved paradise ; Reptile brain ; The disappearance ; A science of love and death ; The real work ; Triple crown -- pt. 2. Cores, carnivores, and corridors on the spine. Leave it to beaver ; Holy cow ; Not hunting ; Take it from the top ; Wolf sign ; Borderline ; There ought to be a law -- pt. 3. Congratulations, you've won climate change. Picka pika ; Eyes in the sky ; Welcome home
Control code
ocn756579030
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 272 p.
Isbn
9780762772148
Lccn
2012020223
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maps
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(OCoLC)756579030
Label
The spine of the continent : the most ambitious wildlife conservation project ever undertaken, Mary Ellen Hannibal
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-263) and index
Contents
pt. 1. America's next best idea. Bear with me ; They paved paradise ; Reptile brain ; The disappearance ; A science of love and death ; The real work ; Triple crown -- pt. 2. Cores, carnivores, and corridors on the spine. Leave it to beaver ; Holy cow ; Not hunting ; Take it from the top ; Wolf sign ; Borderline ; There ought to be a law -- pt. 3. Congratulations, you've won climate change. Picka pika ; Eyes in the sky ; Welcome home
Control code
ocn756579030
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 272 p.
Isbn
9780762772148
Lccn
2012020223
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)756579030

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