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作者 Palumbi, Stephen R
書名 The Death and Life of Monterey Bay : A Story of Revival
出版項 Washington : Island Press, 2010
國際標準書號 9781597269872 (electronic bk.)
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說明 1 online resource (225 pages)
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附註 Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dediction -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- Introduction: Chapter 1: Julia's Window -- Part I: The Ruin -- Chapter 2: The First California Gold Rush: Otters -- Chapter 3: Whale Bones in Treasure Bay -- Chapter 4: Abalone Shells and China Point -- Part II: The Bottom -- Chapter 5: Dr. Mayor Julia Platt -- Chapter 6: The Power of One: Julia Fights the Canneries -- Chapter 7: Ed Ricketts, Ecology and the Philosophy of Tide Pools -- Chapter 8: Dust Bowl of the Sea: The Canneries Collapse -- Part III: The Recovery -- Chapter 9: The Otter Returns -- Chapter 10: Kelp, Seals, and Seabirds Rise Again -- Chapter 11: The Aquarium -- Chapter 12: The Century to Come -- Acknowledgments -- About the Authors -- Notes -- Index
The Death and Life of Monterey Bay is the biography of a place, but also of the residents who reclaimed it. Monterey is thriving because of an eccentric mayor who wasn't afraid to use pistols, axes, or the force of law to protect her coasts. It is because of fishermen who love their livelihood, scientists who are fascinated by the sea's mysteries, and philanthropists and community leaders willing to invest in a world-class aquarium. The shores of Monterey Bay revived because of human passion--passion that enlivens every page of this hopeful book
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Palumbi, Stephen R. The Death and Life of Monterey Bay : A Story of Revival Washington : Island Press,c2010 9781597264358
主題 Environmental management -- California -- Monterey Bay.;Environmental protection -- California -- Monterey Bay -- Citizen participation.;Monterey Bay (Calif.) -- Environmental conditions -- History
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Alt Author Sotka, Carolyn
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