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Author Laufer, Peter, 1950- author.

Title Dreaming in turtle : a journey through the passion, profit, and peril of our most coveted prehistoric creatures / Peter Laufer ; foreword by Richard Branson.

Publication Info. New York : St. Martin's Press, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    597.92 LAU    Available
Edition First edition.
Description xi, 290 pages ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The majestic turtle -- The timeless allure -- The voracious consumers -- The tawdry marketplaces -- The prodigious farms -- The illicit hunts -- The wiley smugglers -- The frustrated cops -- The pitiful casualties -- The conflicted public & the dedicated conservationists -- The imminent future -- Epilogue a call to action.
Summary Traces the ongoing challenges to endangered turtle populations, evaluating the global trade practices, limited supply, and increasing demand in high-population world regions that have compromised conservation efforts.
Subject Turtles -- Effect of human beings on.
ISBN 9781250128096 (hardcover)

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