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📒Cadillac Desert ✍ Marc Reisner
✏Cadillac Desert Book Summary : "The definitive work on the West's water crisis." --Newsweek The story of the American West is the story of a relentless quest for a precious resource: water. It is a tale of rivers diverted and dammed, of political corruption and intrigue, of billion-dollar battles over water rights, of ecological and economic disaster. In his landmark book, Cadillac Desert, Marc Reisner writes of the earliest settlers, lured by the promise of paradise, and of the ruthless tactics employed by Los Angeles politicians and business interests to ensure the city's growth. He documents the bitter rivalry between two government giants, the Bureau of Reclamation and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in the competition to transform the West. Based on more than a decade of research, Cadillac Desert is a stunning expose and a dramatic, intriguing history of the creation of an Eden--an Eden that may only be a mirage. From the Trade Paperback edition.
📒Environmental Connections ✍ Kathleen Bajorek DeBettencourt
✏Environmental Connections Book Summary : A guide intended to help educators and students find resources on environmental topics that will enable them to examine issues in greater depth than typical textbooks allow. Chapters are divided by subject matter: water, biodiversity, air quality, global climate change, energy, forests, food and agriculture, soils, mineral resources, population studies, waste management, toxicology and risk, and environmental decision-making. Guide appears to be most helpful for teachers in upper grade levels.
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📒Strategic Ignorance ✍ Carl Pope
✏Strategic Ignorance Book Summary : Pope, a veteran leader in the environmental movement, offers a startling, brilliantly argued indictment of the current administration's jihad against the environmental protections Americans count on, and the natural heritage that will be passed on to posterity.
📒Natural Resource Conservation ✍ Daniel D. Chiras
✏Natural Resource Conservation Book Summary : Written from a sustainable perspective, this readable, yet rigorous, book provides comprehensive coverage of a variety of local, regional, national, and global resource and environmental issues from population growth to wetlands to agriculture to global air pollution. It emphasizes practical, cost-effective, sustainable solutions to these problems that make sense from social, economic, and environmental perspectives. Overall increased emphasis on international and global issues (includes many examples from Canada). New information on Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing—integrated GIS Remote Sensing boxed information appears throughout, including 12 case studies. Expanded coverage of ecosystem management and watershed management, global climate change, ozone depletion, wetlands protection, and policy—including new international treaties, new federal laws, and more. The friendly, approachable writing style makes the book accessible to a wide range of readers—from those who want an introduction in natural resource conservation and natural resource management to professionals in this field.
📒America S Kingdom ✍ Robert Vitalis
✏America s Kingdom Book Summary : Examination of U.S.-Saudi relations, the development of the oil frontier, and the enduring legacy of racial segregation at the Aramco camps.
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✏Blue Ribbon Magazine Book Summary : Dedicated to the preservation of all forms of off-road recreation in an environmentally responsible manner.
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