Turning the Tide: Saving the Chesapeake Bay / Edition 2

Turning the Tide: Saving the Chesapeake Bay / Edition 2

by Tom Horton, Chesapeake Bay Foundation
     
 

Horton (an environmental columnist for The Baltimore Sun) updates his 1991 work describing the ecosystem of the Chesapeake Bay, into which waters from the states of Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New York flow, and assessing the state of its environment and efforts to clean it up. He argues that progress on pollution has been uneven and makesSee more details below

Overview

Horton (an environmental columnist for The Baltimore Sun) updates his 1991 work describing the ecosystem of the Chesapeake Bay, into which waters from the states of Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New York flow, and assessing the state of its environment and efforts to clean it up. He argues that progress on pollution has been uneven and makes recommendations for programs and policies to be implemented by the federal government and the involved states. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559635486
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
09/28/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
Foreword
Preface: Saving the Bay, Failing the Bay: The Last Decade and the Next
About This Book
Pt. IThe Chesapeake Ecosystem1
1The Bay Connects Us, the Bay Reflects Us3
Pt. IIState of the Bay37
2Pollution43
3Harvests151
4Resilience187
5The Ultimate Issue: People245
Pt. IIILessons and Recommendations299
6Recommendations301
App. ACBF's State of the Bay Report329
App. BChesapeake 2000335
App. CChesapeake Bay Timeline351
Glossary361
References365
Acknowledgments375
Index377

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