In their extraordinary, heart-stopping true stories, you will discover how much can go wrong when people find themselves caught in the cross-hairs of nature's power. Category: nature; Inscribed by Author. Sir Hugh of Eardham has never seen anything quite like Aline's beauty and fighting spirit. Tales from the Edge is a celebration of Alaska featuring such notable contributors as Peter Jenkins, Spike Walker, Jay Hammond, Nick Jans, Dana Stabenow, Larry Kaniut, and more. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Book is in great condition. These adventures take the reader on a journey across country as well as a journey through time.
Used - Acceptable, Usually dispatched within 4-5 business days, A readable copy. Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. I have no desire whatsoever to become a biologist myself, joking that based on trips to Algonquin one turtle a summer is enough for me as I head back to camp for a beer and a detective story. We hear longer and longer pauses between songs, which we believe is indicative of the loss of bird abundance and diversity. Tales from the Edge will stir the soul and imagination of every armchair adventurer. In telling their stories, he also tells something about the questions he set out to answer: whether wolf packs aggressively defend their territories; whether wolves kill more of their prey than the prey population can sustain; and whether pack behavior supports the idea of the survival of the best-fit group. There are some domestic dogs around here running with a wolf pack.
This is a fascinating and inspiring story told by a man for whom the appreciation of science and life are inseparable. Young people today need the kinds of experiences we had. According to John, the hunters had the ear of the then minister who refused to implement the ban. Of these, John says the former federal minister for the environment in the Mulroney government, Tom McMillan, was probably the most receptive to their concepts and strategies. From the Outer Banks to the wild Pacific Rim, from the Canadian Rockies to the Gulf of Mexico-few areas of the continent have been spared the footprints, tent stakes, and occasional trespasses of these intrepid travelers.
But beneath that thin veneer of age lies the chain mail of their just cause—nature. Our manicured lifestyle — for example, being able go into shops in climate-controlled malls that have everything we could possibly want — gives us a false sense of security. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Thankfully, after five years of lobbying in partnership with the conservation community, in 1993 we were able to get the government of Ontario to establish a no-kill zone around Algonquin Park where wolves normally range, which we believe is the first of its kind in North America. Among Theberge's conclusions: the supposedly protected park wolves are a population under siege: fractured, scattered, barely able to survive.
At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. In Wolf Country, Theberge describes the lives of the wolves he came to know. We took over the habitats of the birds and animals so we need to take care of them. A nasty crack, but not entirely without foundation. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. He is motivated not so much by affection for wolves, although he has come to know them as well as any individual.
But not just looking at it for its own sake, rather with a hypothesis or two to inform and to study and to check. The male of this species is incredibly brightly coloured. Wolves arouse a passion in people. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. John advises on environmental policies ranging from the establishment of national parks to protecting wolves. That seeing colours in animals as signs that they are needed for attraction is reading into the animal world too many human qualities about the love of beauty. He is such a beautiful, healthy creature.
The story of their rescue and the manhunt for the killer is the heart of The Killing of Wolf Number Ten. Say I escaped, or that you never found me. Category: nature; Inscribed by Author. If he is into writing Third Age books, what on Earth am I up to? Used - Very Good, Usually ships within 1 - 2 business days, Canadian Seller. I am trying to research information so that I may be better informed as to whether my local council is making the best decision or not. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. They obviously share a deep love of nature, whether it be tracking wolves in Algonquin Park or listening to bird songs out in British Columbia.
Used - Very Good Near Fine Condition No Dust Jacket. I note also that John, who is now retired, was an undergraduate at the University of Guelph in the late 1960s. What he found is unfailingly intriguing. It is not really a sustained inquiry into a single problem but, rather, a series of reflections about nature, informed on the one hand by evolutionary and ecological science and on the other hand given empirical substance by the writers' huge and sympathetic understanding of the inhabitants of Canada's forests and lakes, of its rivers and mountains and shores and more. In some places in the Arctic, caribou and whales are laced with carcinogens and other toxins. Reynolds also wanted to see the country where the Sioux, the Cheyenne, the Comanches, the Apaches, and other native groups lived and died and to look at how their descendants live now.
Used - Very Good, Usually ships within 1 - 2 business days, Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. John and Mary are ecologists living a crusading life that would be the envy of most Knights Templar. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Used - Good, Usually ships within 1 - 2 business days, Direct from the United States! Mary was educated as a teacher and works as an illustrator and researcher alongside John. The Theberges get pretty close to persuading me that mine is an impoverished life. Please provide complete recipient name, as it's mandatory for Canada Customs.
With traps and rifles, even torching pups in their dens, the killing campaign was entirely successful. Of the hiker who--though armed with only a knife--survived a 30-minute nightmare with a cougar. We are the only species that has the intellectual ability to look into the future and understand the need to adjust our lifestyles. We followed in the footsteps of our mentor Dr. In telling their stories, he also tells something about the questions he set out to answer: whether wolf packs aggressively defend their territories; whether wolves kill more of their prey than the prey population can sustain; and whether pack behavior supports the idea of the survival of the best-fit group.