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Main Title America's wetland : Louisiana's vanishing coast /
Author Knapp, Bevil,
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Dunne, Mike,
Publisher Louisiana State University Press,
Year Published 2005
OCLC Number 60189346
ISBN 0807131156; 9780807131152
Subjects Coast changes--Louisiana ; Coasts--Louisiana ; Coastal zone management--Louisiana ; Wetlands--Louisiana ; Wetland conservation--Louisiana ; Kèuste
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EMAM  GB 459.4K53 2005 Region 6 Library/Dallas,TX 05/12/2022
EMBM  GB459.4K53 2005 NRMRL/GWERD Library/Ada,OK 03/15/2006
Collation xii, 129 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 x 30 cm
Contents Notes
America's wetland -- People of the working wetland -- The disappearing bounty -- A nation's security threatened -- America's Atlantis -- Left outside the Levee -- Lost in a lifetime -- Rebuilding America's wetland. "With America's Wetland, award-winning photographer Bevil Knapp and veteran reporter Mike Dunne sound the clarion call of the catastrophic effects of Louisiana's vanishing coastline -- not just for Louisiana but for the nation and the world. This vital landscape known as America's Wetland is currently disappearing at a rate of twenty-four square miles per year and could lose another five to seven hundred square miles in the next fifty years if no action is taken. New Orleans could become "America's Atlantis," one of the country's unique cultures lost forever. Knapp's beautiful, sometimes startling photographs and Dunne's incisive commentary bring the urgency of this problem into full view"--