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The spine of the continent : the race to save America's last, best wilderness

by Hannibal, Mary Ellen.

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"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 that lives within them. The Spine of the Continent introdu... Full description

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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 that 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."--Dust jacket, p. [2].
Physical Description: xv, 272 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-263) and index.
ISBN: 9780762772148
9780762786787 (pbk.)
0762786787 (pbk.)
076277214X
Author Notes: Mary Ellen Hannibal's most recent book is Evidence of Evolution. She has written for many publications, including The San Francisco Chronicle, Esquire, and Elle magazines, and extensively for environmental nonprofits. She is a 2011 Alicia Patterson Foundation Fellow and lives in the California Bay Area.
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