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Environmental Conservation & Protection
The sprawling marshland of the lower Mississippi has spawned one of the most interesting indigenous cultures in all America—the Cajuns. Since the eighteenth century, they have clung to their ways, including their remarkable French-based patois, their deep love of the land and water around them, their world-famous cuisine, and their enviable love of life. Paperback.
Written specifically for use in the field, Tidal Marsh Plants is an indispensable guide to the vascular plants found in the salt marshes along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States.
The Louisiana Gulf Coast is one of the most important ecosystems in the world, producing one-third of our nation’s seafood and a significant percentage of its oil and natural gas. Unfortunately, erosion threatens the very existence of this Edenic marshland. Among the most fervent champions of the shrinking Louisiana wetlands are the members of the twenty-six private and commercial duck-hunting clubs profiled here. John Kemp and Julia Sims visited these exclusive enclaves to capture—in words, pictures, and recipes—their vanishing traditions.
Lavishly illustrated with stunning color photographs, this visual tour through the largest continent on earth accompanies a major ten-part documentary appearing on the Discovery Channel this fall. Hardcover.
Wild Asian Birds Postcard Book includes the work of some of the world’s top photographers. This is a remarkable and timely tribute to the birds of this seldom-photographed continent. Postcards.
Wild Asian Primates Postcard Book includes the work of some of the world’s top wildlife photographers. This is a remarkable and timely tribute to the primates of this seldom-photographed continent. Postcards.
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