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  • ISBN: 9780125469609
  • ISBN10: 0125469608

Alaska

by Paulson, Dennis

  • List Price: $33.95
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Academic Press
  • Publish date: 01/01/2004
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Foreword. Preface. Ecotourism: Travel for the Environmentally Concerned: What Ecotourism Is and Why It's Important. The History of Ecotourism. Ecotravel Ethics. Alaska: Ecotourism, Geography, and Habitats: A Brief Eco-history of Alaska. Geography and Climate. Habitats and Vegetation. Parks and Reserves: Brief Descriptions and Getting Around: Getting to Alaska and Getting Around the State. Descriptions of Parks, Reserves, and other Eco-sites. Environmental Threats and Conservation in Alaska: Changing Viewpoints about Animals. Wildlife Management. Overfishing. Oil Exploration, Pipelines, and Oil Spills. Logging. Problems to Come. The Great Value of National Lands. Ecotourism and Conservation. How to Use This Book: Natural History and Ecology: What is Natural History? What is Ecology? How to Use This Book. Insects: General Characteristics and Natural History. Seeing Insects in Alaska. Family Profiles. Environmental Close-up 1: Why Are There Both Caterpillars and Butterflies? Marine Invertebrates: General Characteristics and Natural History. Seeing Marine Invertebrates in Alaska. Family Profiles. Environmental Close-up 2: Life in the Intertidal Zone. Fishes: General Characteristics and Natural History. Seeing Fishes in Alaska. Family Profiles. Environmental close-up 3: The Miracle of the Salmon. Amphibians: General Characteristics and Natural History. Seeing Amphibians in Alaska. Family Profiles. Birds: Birds: Animals to Watch. General Characteristics and Natural History. Seeing Birds in Alaska. Alaska's Seabirds. Family Profiles. Environmental Close-up 4: How do Birds and Mammals Survive at High Latitudes? Environmental Close-up 5: Advantages of Colonial Nesting. Mammals: General Characteristics and Natural History. Seeing Mammals in Alaska. Family Profiles. Environmental Close-up 6: Mammal Population Cycles. References and Additional Reading. Habitat Photos. Identification Plates. WCS Conservation Work in North America. WCS Membership Information. Species Index. General Index.
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