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Author Egan, Dan, author.

Title The death and life of the Great Lakes / Dan Egan.

Publication Info. New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library Non-Fiction    577.6309 EGA    Available
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    577.6309 EGA    Available
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Edition First edition.
Description xix, 364 pages : illustations, map ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [325]-347) and index.
Contents The front door. The dream of a fourth seacoast : dreams of a seaway ; Three fish : the story of lake trout, sea lampreys; and alewives ; The world&#x;s great fishing hole : the introduction of coho and chinook salmon ; Noxious cargo : the invasion of zebra and quagga mussels -- Back door. Continental undivide : Asian carp and Chicago's backwards river ; Conquering a continent : the mussel infestation of the West ; North America's dead sea : toxic algae and the threat to Toledo&#x;s water supply -- The future. Plugging the drain : the never-ending threat to siphon away Great Lakes water ; A shaky balancing act : climate change and the fall and rise of the lakes ; A Great Lake revival : charting a course toward integrity, stability, and balance.
Subject Lake ecology -- Great Lakes (North America).
Great Lakes (North America) -- Environmental conditions.
Introduced organisms -- Great Lakes (North America).
Nonindigenous aquatic pests -- Great Lakes (North America).
Water quality -- Great Lakes (North America).
ISBN 9780393246438 (hardcover) : $27.95
0393246434 (hardcover)
9780393355550 (paperback)

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