Turning the Tide
Saving the Chesapeake Bay 2nd Revised edition
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Turning the Tide by Tom Horton
Book DescriptionIn 1991, Island Press published Turning the Tide, a unique and accessible examination of the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem. The book took an indepth look at the Bay s vital signs to gauge the overall health of its entire ecosystem and to assess what had been done and what remained to be done to clean up the Bay. This new edition of Turning the Tide addresses new developments of the past decade and examines the factors that will have the most significant effects on the health of the Bay in the coming years.With new case studies and updated maps, charts, and graphs, the book builds on the analytical power of ten years of experience to offer a new perspective, along with clear, science-based recommendations for the future. For all those who want to know not only how much must be done to save the Bay but what they can do and how they can make a difference, Turning the Tide is an essential source of information."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781559635493
(229mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Island Press
Publisher: Island Press
Publish Date: 30-Jun-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Tom Horton
Nanticoke, Hardback (January 2009)
The Nanticoke makes clear the urgency of preserving this vital but fragile ecosystem.
Island Out of Time, Paperback (May 2008)
"He has captured in full the life of the island."-Washington Post Book World
Chesapeake - Bay of Light, Hardback (May 2007)» View all books by Tom Horton
Features photographs which capture the beauty and hidden and forgotten locales of the Chesapeake Bay. This book includes essays that speak of the plight of the Bay and the attempts at resuscitation.
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Author Biography - Tom Horton
Tom Horton is an environmental columnist for "The Baltimore Sun," and author of "Bay Country" (Johns Hopkins, 1994), "Island Out of Time" (Norton, 1996) and "Water s Way" (Johns Hopkins, 2000).The Chesapeake Bay Foundation, founded in 1967, is the largest nonprofit conservation organization working solely to save the Chesapeake Bay. Based in Annapolis, Maryland, the Foundation is supported by more than 100,000 active members. "
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