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Before They're Gone A Family's Year-Long Quest to Explore America's Most Endangered National Parks

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ISBN-10: 0807001848

ISBN-13: 9780807001844

Edition: N/A

Authors: Michael Lanza

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A longtime backpacker, climber, and skier, Michael Lanza knows our national parks like the back of his hand. As a father, he hopes to share these special places with his two young children. But he has seen firsthand the changes wrought by the warming climate and understands what lies ahead: Alaska’s tidewater glaciers are rapidly retreating, and the abundant sea life in their shadow departs with them. Encroaching tides threaten beloved wilderness coasts like Washington’s Olympic and Florida’s Everglades. Less snowfall and hotter summers will diminish Yosemite’s world-famous waterfalls. And it is predicted that Glacier National Park’s 7,000-year-old glaciers will be gone in a decade. To…    
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Book details

List price: $24.00
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 4/9/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.53" wide x 8.51" long x 0.56" tall
Weight: 0.616
Language: English

Prologue Inspiration
Deepest Earth
How Does the Water Go Up the Mountain?
The Distant Rumble of White Thunder
In the Long Shadow of "The Mountain"
Along a Wild Coast
The Backbone of the World
If a Tree Falls
Searching for Dr. Seuss
The End of Winter
Going Under