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Dispatches from America’s Endangered Species Act

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$27.95 • £22.95 • €25.00

ISBN 9780674047518

Publication Date: 05/01/2011


368 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches


  • Prologue: Boiling Spring
  • 1. In the Name of the Darter
  • 2. The Class of ’67
  • 3. Notes from the Vortex
  • 4. The Endangered Species Act
  • 5. A Handy Handle
  • 6. Natural Capital
  • 7. Magical Thinking
  • 8. Grand Experiments
  • 9. The Panther’s New Genes
  • 10. Safe Harbor
  • 11. Crying Wolves
  • 12. Skating over Thin Ice
  • 13. Raising Whales
  • 14. Questing
  • 15. The Hundred Acre Wood
  • 16. In Which We Upset the Ethnobotanists
  • 17. Water Wars
  • 18. The Most Beautiful Sound
  • 19. The Platinum Blonde and the Farm Girl
  • Epilogue: Extinction’s in the House
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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