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Troubles With Turtles

Author : Dimitrios Theodossopoulos
ISBN : 1571815961
Genre : Nature
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The people of Vassilikos, farmers and tourist entrepreneurs on the Greek island of Zakynthos, are involved in a bitter environmental dispute concerning the conservation of sea turtles. Against the environmentalists' practices and ideals they set their own culture of relating to the land, cultivation, wild and domestic animals. Written from an anthropological perspective, this book puts forward the idea that a thorough study of indigenous cultures is a fundamental step to understanding conflicts over the environment. For this purpose, the book offers a detailed account of the cultural depth and richness of the human environmental relationship in Vassilikos, focusing on the engagement of its inhabitants with diverse aspects of the local environment, such as animal care, agriculture, tourism and hunting.

Endangered Sea Turtles

Author : Bobbie Kalman
ISBN : 0778718530
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Introduces the anatomy, behavior, and life cycle of the eight species of sea turrles, and discusses the reasons they are endangered and conservation efforts.

Haiku Plus

Author : Ken Hill
ISBN : 9781462024414
Genre : Poetry
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Take this book and toss it out a second story window. Eventually it will reach the ground. It's a law. Throw it at the ground, it will get there sooner then if you open it and cast it out into the wind where it may drift or even float for a time before it reaches the ground. Tear it page by page and give each one to the wind to do what it will do with it. One may be found by someone who will read the words on the page, feel glad they happened upon it and put the poem in their pocket, as another may consider it littering.

Boys Life

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Boys' Life is the official youth magazine for the Boy Scouts of America. Published since 1911, it contains a proven mix of news, nature, sports, history, fiction, science, comics, and Scouting.

The History Of The Troubles And Tryal Of The Most Reverend Father In God And Blessed Martyr William Laud Lord Archbishop Of Canterbury

Author : William Laud
ISBN : NKP:1002600436
Genre : Bishops
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Untamed

Author : Will Harlan
ISBN : 9780802192622
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Carol Ruckdeschel is the wildest woman in America. She wrestles alligators, eats roadkill, rides horses bareback, and lives in a ramshackle cabin that she built by hand in an island wilderness. A combination of Henry David Thoreau and Jane Goodall, Carol is a self-taught scientist who has become a tireless defender of sea turtles on Cumberland Island, a national park off the coast of Georgia. Cumberland, the country’s largest and most biologically diverse barrier island, is celebrated for its windswept dunes and feral horses. Steel magnate Thomas Carnegie once owned much of the island, and in recent years, Carnegie heirs and the National Park Service have clashed with Carol over the island’s future. What happens when a dirt-poor naturalist with only a high school diploma becomes an outspoken advocate on a celebrated but divisive island? Untamed is the story of an American original standing her ground and fighting for what she believes in, no matter the cost.

So Excellent A Fishe

Author : Archie Fairly Carr
ISBN : UTEXAS:059173023698662
Genre : Sea turtles
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The turtle mountain -- Tagging turtles -- Senor Reward Premio -- A hundred turtle eggs -- Arribada -- The way to Isla Meta -- Sea turtles and the future.

Skylar And Papa Life Lessons Learned And Relearned

Author : Ronald B. Schram
ISBN : 9781477236178
Genre : Family & Relationships
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This book, through personal stories written every day for a full year, captures the memories of the author's second grandchild as she experiences life in her formative years. Side by side with his granddaughter's personal journey of learning the lessons of life, the author shares his own experiences of relearning these lessons including nostalgic reflections on his youth. The book tells a personal story of growing love between a granddaughter and her papa.

The Case Of The Green Turtle

Author : Alison Rieser
ISBN : 9781421405797
Genre : Business & Economics
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The journals of early maritime explorers traversing the Atlantic Ocean often describe swarms of sea turtles, once a plentiful source of food. Many populations had been decimated by the 1950s, when Archie Carr and others raised public awareness of their plight. One species, the green turtle, has been the most heavily exploited due to international demand for turtle products, especially green turtle soup. The species has achieved some measure of recovery due to thirty years of conservation efforts, but remains endangered. In The Case of the Green Turtle, Alison Rieser provides an unparalleled look into the way science and conservation interact by focusing on the most controversial aspect of green turtle conservation—farming. While proponents argued that farming green sea turtles would help save them, opponents countered that it encouraged a taste for turtle flesh that would lead to the slaughter of wild stocks. The clash of these viewpoints once riveted the world. Rieser relies on her expertise in ocean ecology, policy, and law to reveal how the efforts to preserve sea turtles changed marine conservation and the way we view our role in the environment. Her study of this early conservation controversy will fascinate anyone who cares about sea turtles or the oceans in which they live.

America S Troubles

Author : Howard E. Freeman
ISBN : UCAL:$B154716
Genre : African Americans
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