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Author Spotila, James R., 1944- author.

Title Saving sea turtles : extraordinary stories from the battle against extinction / James R. Spotila.

Publication Info. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (231 pages) : color illustrations
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Note Includes index.
Contents Sea turtles in the modern world : where do we stand today? -- Life in the egg : buried alive under two feet of sand -- Race to the sea : coatis, crabs, and night herons, oh my! -- To the horizon : the first day -- Lost and found : life as a juvenile -- The deadliest catch : the other side of fishing -- Out of the fire : the gauntlet continues -- Return to the beach : you can't go home anymore -- Nesting : taking back the night -- Las Baulas : the last hope for Pacific leatherbacks -- Ostional : the egg-stained sands of Costa Rica -- Global warming : rising seas, lost beaches, and genders -- The great turtle race : a new approach to conservation education -- Sea turtles and satellites : tales of technology -- 2100 : a world with, or without, sea turtles?
Note Description based on print version record.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Sea turtles.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Spotila, James R. Saving sea turtles : extraordinary stories from the battle against extinction. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011 xi, 216 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates ; 23 cm 9780801899072 (OCoLC)ocn643322595
ISBN 9780801899072 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0801899079 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781421402109 (e-book)

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