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Mama Poc An Ecologist"s Account of the Extinction of a Species by Anne LaBastille

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Published by W. W. Norton & Company .
Written in English


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Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7452924M
ISBN 100393308006
ISBN 109780393308006
OCLC/WorldCa29962919

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Book Description W. W. Norton & Company 9/17/, Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Mama Poc: An Ecologist's Account of the Extinction of a Species. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS/5(47). In Mama Poc, the bestselling author of Woodswoman and Beyond Black Bear Lake relates her own attempts to halt the decline of a single species of bird found only in Guatemala. The giant grebe, a flightless bird living on mile-deep Lake Atitlan, came to LaBastille s attention in Her population count revealed that a mere eighty-two birds 4/5(6). Anne LaBastille's, "Mama Poc" details the myriad of mistakes and consequences of the now extinct Atitlan giant grebe. Starting over 25 years ago, Dr. LaBastille started a one-person movement to save a rare species of a water bird on a large volcanic lake in the middle of Guatemala. A modern day Dr. Livingston, Anne LaBastille dealt with local 4/5(6).   In Mama Poc, the bestselling author of Woodswoman and Beyond Black Bear Lake relates her own attempts to halt the decline of a single species of bird found only in Guatemala. The giant grebe, a flightless bird living on mile-deep Lake Atitlan, came to LaBastille’s attention in Author: Anne Labastille.

Every day some species of plant or animal on our planet becomes extinct. In Mama Poc, the bestselling author of Woodswoman and Beyond Black Bear Lake relates her own attempts to halt the decline of a single species of bird found only in Guatemala. The giant grebe, a flightless bird living on mile-deep Lake Atitlan, came to LaBastille's attention in Buy a cheap copy of Mama Poc: An Ecologist's Account of the book by Anne LaBastille. “This is the first careful account I have ever read of the death of one of the myriad types of creation. It covers the last twenty years not of an individual life Free shipping over $/5(3). Get this from a library! Mama Poc: an ecologist's account of the extinction of a species. [Anne LaBastille] -- An account of the extinction of a bird called the giant grebe. Follows his decline from the s to the late s in Guatemala. ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $

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