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Last Stand: America's Virgin Lands (National Geographic)

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Last Stand takes readers from the tallgrass prairies of Kansas to the Arctic tundra of Alaska to the deserts of the Southwest and bears passionate witness to our last wildernesses, reminding us why they must be preserved.

Dedicated conservationist and acclaimed novelist Barbara Kingsolver teams with National Geographic photographer Annie Griffiths Belt to capture the essence of America’s endangered virgin lands. In her moving introduction and int he essays opening each chapter, Kingsolver deftly explores the ways of the wilderness, the threats against it, and what it needs to survive. Griffiths Belt’s accompanying hand-tinted infrared photographs breathtakingly evoke the spirit and beauty of these diverse bioregions.

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Last Stand" takes readers from the tallgrass prairies of Kansas to the Arctictundra of Alaska to the deserts of the Southwest and bears passionate witnessto the last wildernesses, reminding why they must be preserved.

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ISBN:
9780792269090
Author:
Belt, Annie Griffiths
Author:
Belt, Annie Griffiths
Author:
Griffiths, Annie
Publisher:
National Geographic Society
Location:
Washington, D.C.
Subject:
Wildlife
Subject:
Nature & Wildlife
Subject:
Photo Essays
Subject:
Habitat (Ecology)
Subject:
Habitat
Subject:
Endangered ecosystems
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection - General
Subject:
General Nature
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Plants & Animals
Subject:
Photoessays & Documentaries
Subject:
Endangered ecosystems -- United States.
Subject:
Habitat (Ecology) -- United States.
Subject:
Photography-Nature and Landscape
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references.
Series:
National Geographic
Series Volume:
107-430
Publication Date:
October 2002
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
100 HAND-TINTED AND COLOR PHOT
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
10.26x11.98x.86 in. 3.26 lbs.

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