Return of the Condor
The Race to Save Our Largest Bird from Extinction
By (author) John Moir
Return of the Condor by John Moir
Book DescriptionReturn of the Condor is far and away the best book on the subject. John Moir covered the condor recovery effort for magazines and newspapers for years and his extensive and award-winning journalism, including an investigative piece for Birding magazine, became this fine book. Moir presents a unique insider's view of the remarkable tale of saving a species from the brink of extinction. Down to a population of only twenty-two in the 1980s, the condor owes its survival and recovery to a team of scientists who flouted conventional wisdom and pursued the most controversial means to save it. John Moir's account shows the depth of their passion and courage and details the bitter controversy that led to a national debate over how to save America's largest bird.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781592289493
(229mm x 152mm x 23mm)
Imprint: The Lyons Press
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Publish Date: 29-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - John Moir
John Moir is a naturalist and science educator, and his articles have appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, The San Francisco Examiner, the San Jose Mercury News, and The Sacramento Bee, among others.
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