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The View from Lazy Point: A Natural Year in an Unnatural World

Autor: Safina, Carl

Editorial: Henry Holt & Company

Formato:Tapa Dura
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The View from Lazy Point: A Natural Year in an Unnatural World : An exhilarating journey of natural renewal through a year with MacArthur fellow Carl Safina. Beginning in his kayak in his home waters of eastern Long Island, Carl Safina's The View from Lazy Point takes us through the four seasons to the four points of the compass, from the high Arctic south to Antarctica, across the warm belly of the tropics from the Caribbean to the west Pacific, then home again. We meet Eskimos whose way of life is melting away, explore a secret global seed vault hidden above the Arctic Circle, investigate dilemmas facing foraging bears and breeding penguins, and sail to formerly devastated reefs that are resurrecting as fish graze the corals algae-free. "Each time science tightens a coil in the slack of our understanding," Safina writes, "it elaborates its fundamental discovery: connection." He shows how problems of the environment drive very real matters of human justice, well-being, and our prospects for peace. In Safina's hands, nature's continuous renewal points toward our future. His lively stories grant new insights into how our world is changing, and what our response ought to be.


Categoría   Sub-Categoría
Naturaleza y Aire libre   Ecology
Naturaleza y Aire libre   Wildlife

ISBN 13:9780805090406
ISBN 10:0805090401
Formato:Tapa Dura
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:401
Tamaño:9.30" l x 5.80" w x 1.60" h
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