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Hazlett, Richard W.

The American West at Risk : Science, Myths, and Politics of Land Abuse and Recovery

Hazlett, Richard W. - The American West at Risk : Science, Myths, and Politics of Land Abuse and Recovery, ebook

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Introduction. Obeying Nature
1. Once and Future Trees
2. Harvesting the Future
3. Raiding the Range
4. Digging to China
5. Routes of Ruin
6. Legacies of War
7. Creating the Nuclear Wasteland
8. No Habitat But Our Own
9. The Last Drops
10. Garbage of the Golden West
11. Tragedy of the Playground
12. Driving to the End of America's Birthright
13. Nature's Way / Conclusions. The Needs of our Posterity
Appendix 1. Conserving U.S. Public Lands--A Chronology
Appendix 2. Best Intentions--Federal Waste Disposal Laws
Appendix 3. Everything Comes from the Earth
Appendix 4. Bio-Chemical War and You
Appendix 5. Destroyer of the Worlds
Appendix 6. Plutonium Fields Forever
Appendix 7. Bombs for Peace
Appendix 8. The Bunker Buster Fantasy
Appendix 9. US and Them--the United States and World Oil Reserves
Appendix 10. "Democratizing" Energy--Hydrogen Fuel Cells
Glossary
Notes
Index

Keywords: SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Ecology SCI020000

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Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780199722617

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