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Plundering paradise : the hand of man on the Galápagos islands / Michael D'Orso.

D'Orso, Michael (Author).

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Summary:

Describes the history of exploration on the Galapagos Islands throughout the twentieth century, and examines their dichotomy of beauty and corruption at the turn of the twenty-first.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hermiston High School Library 304.2 DOR (Text) hhs33122003324608 Main Collection Book None 02/20/2018 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0060193905
  • Physical Description: xix, 345 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, [2002]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Map on endpapers.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Citation/References Note:
Library Journal
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Summary, etc.:
Describes the history of exploration on the Galapagos Islands throughout the twentieth century, and examines their dichotomy of beauty and corruption at the turn of the twenty-first.
Target Audience Note:
Adult
Subject: Nature > Effect of human beings on > Galapagos Islands.
Environmental degradation > Galapagos Islands.
Galapagos Islands > Economic conditions.
Environmental protection > Ecuador.
Ecuador > Politics and government > 1984-
Human influence on nature > Galapagos Islands.
Environmental degradation
Galapagos Islands > Economic conditions.
Environmental protection > Ecuador.
Ecuador > Politics and government

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