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The Resource Our once and future planet : restoring the world in the climate change century, Paddy Woodworth

Our once and future planet : restoring the world in the climate change century, Paddy Woodworth

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Our once and future planet : restoring the world in the climate change century
Title
Our once and future planet
Title remainder
restoring the world in the climate change century
Statement of responsibility
Paddy Woodworth
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The environmental movement is plagued by pessimism. And that's not unreasonable: with so many complicated, seemingly intractable problems facing the planet, coupled with a need to convince people of the dangers we face, it's hard not to focus on the negative But that paints an unbalanced-and overly disheartening-picture of what's going on with environmental stewardship today. There are success stories, and 'Our once and future planet' delivers a fascinating account of one of the most impressive areas of current environmental experimentation and innovation: ecological restoration
Summary
Our Once and Future Planet delivers a fascinating account of one of the most impressive areas of current environmental experimentation and innovation: ecological restoration. Veteran investigative reporter Paddy Woodworth has spent years traveling the globe and talking with people, scientists, politicians, and ordinary citizens who are working on the front lines of the battle against environmental degradation
Writing style
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10225685
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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1951-
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Woodworth, Paddy
Dewey number
363.738
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Restoration ecology
  • Environmental quality
  • Climatic changes
  • Climate change
  • Global environmental change
Target audience
adult
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restoring the world in the climate change century
Label
Our once and future planet : restoring the world in the climate change century, Paddy Woodworth
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: 1.Five Plots, Five Prairies, Reflooding a Delta -- 2.The Cranes Are Flying---Again -- 3.From Necedah to St. Louis via Zaragoza: A Restoration Learning Curve -- 4.Greening the Rainbow Nation: Saving the World on a Single Budget? -- 5.Awkward Questions from the Windy City: Why Restore? To What? For Whom? -- 6.Keeping Nature Out? Restoring the Cultural Landscape of the Cinque Terre -- 7.The Last of the Woods Laid Low? Fragile Green Shoots in Irish Forests -- 8.Future Shock: "Novel Ecosystems" and Climate Change Shake Restoration's Foundations -- 9.Dreamtime in Gondwanaland -- 10.Restoration on a Grand Scale: Finding a Home for 350,000 Species -- 11.Killing for Conservation: The Grim Precondition for Restoration in New Zealand -- 12.The Mayan Men (and Women) Who Can (Re) Make the Rain Forest -- 13.Making the Black Deserts Bloom: Bog Restoration on the Brink of Extinction -- 14.Walk Like a Chameleon: Three Trends, One Story --
  • Contents note continued: 15.Conclusions: Why Restore?
Control code
000056091547
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 515 pages
Isbn
9780226333403
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)918993913
Label
Our once and future planet : restoring the world in the climate change century, Paddy Woodworth
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: 1.Five Plots, Five Prairies, Reflooding a Delta -- 2.The Cranes Are Flying---Again -- 3.From Necedah to St. Louis via Zaragoza: A Restoration Learning Curve -- 4.Greening the Rainbow Nation: Saving the World on a Single Budget? -- 5.Awkward Questions from the Windy City: Why Restore? To What? For Whom? -- 6.Keeping Nature Out? Restoring the Cultural Landscape of the Cinque Terre -- 7.The Last of the Woods Laid Low? Fragile Green Shoots in Irish Forests -- 8.Future Shock: "Novel Ecosystems" and Climate Change Shake Restoration's Foundations -- 9.Dreamtime in Gondwanaland -- 10.Restoration on a Grand Scale: Finding a Home for 350,000 Species -- 11.Killing for Conservation: The Grim Precondition for Restoration in New Zealand -- 12.The Mayan Men (and Women) Who Can (Re) Make the Rain Forest -- 13.Making the Black Deserts Bloom: Bog Restoration on the Brink of Extinction -- 14.Walk Like a Chameleon: Three Trends, One Story --
  • Contents note continued: 15.Conclusions: Why Restore?
Control code
000056091547
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 515 pages
Isbn
9780226333403
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)918993913

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