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Listed : dispatches from America's Endangered Species Act / Joe Roman.

By: Roman, Joe, 1963-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011Description: 1 online resource ([vii], 360 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780674061279; 0674061276.Subject(s): Endangered species -- United States | Nature conservation -- Government policy -- United States -- History | Wildlife conservation -- Government policy -- United States -- History | Environmental protection -- Economic aspects -- United States | Environmental policy -- United States -- History | Endangered species -- Law and legislation -- Political aspects -- United States | Environmental law -- Social aspects -- United States -- HistoryAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Listed.DDC classification: 333.95/22160973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Prologue : Boiling Spring -- In the name of the darter -- The Class of '67 -- Notes from the vortex -- The Endangered Species Act -- A handy handle -- Natural capital -- Magical thinking -- Grand experiments -- The panther's new genes -- Safe harbor -- Crying wolves -- Skating over thin ice -- Raising whales -- Questing -- The Hundred Acre Wood -- In which we upset the ethnobotanists -- Water wars -- The most beautiful sound -- The platinum blonde and the farm girl -- Epilogue : Extinction's in the house.
Summary: A lot has changed since the 1970s, when the tiny snail darter went extinct on the Little Tennessee River. Joe Roman helps us understand why we should all be happy about the sweeping law that made these changes possible. "Listed "is an engaging tale of endangered species in the wild and the people working to save them.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Prologue : Boiling Spring -- In the name of the darter -- The Class of '67 -- Notes from the vortex -- The Endangered Species Act -- A handy handle -- Natural capital -- Magical thinking -- Grand experiments -- The panther's new genes -- Safe harbor -- Crying wolves -- Skating over thin ice -- Raising whales -- Questing -- The Hundred Acre Wood -- In which we upset the ethnobotanists -- Water wars -- The most beautiful sound -- The platinum blonde and the farm girl -- Epilogue : Extinction's in the house.

A lot has changed since the 1970s, when the tiny snail darter went extinct on the Little Tennessee River. Joe Roman helps us understand why we should all be happy about the sweeping law that made these changes possible. "Listed "is an engaging tale of endangered species in the wild and the people working to save them.

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Author notes provided by Syndetics

Roman Joe :<br> <p>Joe Roman is a researcher at the University of Vermont, the author of Whale, and senior editor of the journal Solutions. </p>

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