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Repairing Paradise The Restoration of Nature in America's National Parks

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ISBN-10: 0815722702

ISBN-13: 9780815722700

Edition: 2009

Authors: William R. Lowry

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By the turn of the millennium, it had become painfully apparent that the United States had made some serious misjudgments in its interactions with the natural world. The country's treasured national parks, while remaining immensely popular tourist destinations, were not immune to the damage. Preservation alone would no longer be enough; by this time, repair and restoration were necessary.Can the United States reverse the mistaken policies that severely damaged the crown jewels of its national park system? This thoughtful and hopeful book, in turns analytical and personal, investigates that critical question by focusing on four of America's most-loved public paces. In Repairing Paradise,…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
Publication date: 12/12/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 302
Size: 5.98" wide x 8.97" long x 0.69" tall
Weight: 0.902