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Author Spotila, James R., 1944-

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

Publ Info Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011
 RWU Main Library  QL666.C536 S688 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  QL666.C536 S688 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 216 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
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?
LC subject Sea turtles
ISBN 9780801899072 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0801899079 (hardcover : alk. paper)