The Man Who Saved Sea Turtles: Archie Carr and the Origins of Conservation Biology

The Man Who Saved Sea Turtles: Archie Carr and the Origins of Conservation Biology Frederick Rowe Davis
  • Title: The Man Who Saved Sea Turtles: Archie Carr and the Origins of Conservation Biology
  • Author: Frederick Rowe Davis
  • ISBN: 9780195310771
  • Page: 188
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Man Who Saved Sea Turtles: Archie Carr and the Origins of Conservation Biology Frederick Rowe Davis The Man Who Saved Sea Turtles Archie Carr and the Origins of Conservation Biology Archie Carr one of the greatest biologists of the twentieth century played a leading part in finding a new and critical role for natural history and systematics in a post s world dominated by th
    Archie Carr, one of the greatest biologists of the twentieth century, played a leading part in finding a new and critical role for natural history and systematics in a post 1950s world dominated by the glamorous science of molecular biology With the rise of molecular biology came a growing popular awareness of species extinction Carr championed endangered sea turtles, anArchie Carr, one of the greatest biologists of the twentieth century, played a leading part in finding a new and critical role for natural history and systematics in a post 1950s world dominated by the glamorous science of molecular biology With the rise of molecular biology came a growing popular awareness of species extinction Carr championed endangered sea turtles, and his work reflects major shifts in the study of ecology and evolution A gifted nature writer, his books on the natural history of sea turtles and their habitats in Florida, the Caribbean, and Africa entertained and educated a wide audience Carr s conservation ethic grew from his field work as well as his friendships with the fishermen who supplied him with many of the stories he retold so engagingly With Archie Carr as the focus, The Man Who Saved Sea Turtles explores the evolution of the naturalist tradition, biology, and conservation during the twentieth century.
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    1. Archie Carr was that kind of delightful author who coukd write about his passion with a light touch, humor and devotion to the subject The book like his others is made up of articles and essays he wrote for scientific journals He lived the kind of life I envy good family life, a self made person, following his main interest, making a living and enjoying it along the way.

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    2. I originally picked up this book because it looked at least mildly interesting, and was practically free because it had been remaindered To be honest, however, I did not expect much substance from the book Based on the title and cover, I anticipated a few feel good stories about saving sea turtles and exhortations in favor of c0nservation, and not much else.I was pleasantly surprised, then, when I found the book to be much deeper than this The subject of the biography, University of Florida biol [...]

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