Turning the Tide

Turning the Tide

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In 1991, Island Press published Turning the Tide, a unique and accessible examination of the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem. The book took an indepth look at the Baya€™s vital signs to gauge the overall health of its entire ecosystem and to assess what had been done and what remained to be done to clean up the Bay. This new edition of Turning the Tide addresses new developments of the past decade and examines the factors that will have the most significant effects on the health of the Bay in the coming years.With new case studies and updated maps, charts, and graphs, the book builds on the analytical power of ten years of experience to offer a new perspective, along with clear, science-based recommendations for the future. For all those who want to know not only how much must be done to save the Bay but what they can do and how they can make a difference, Turning the Tide is an essential source of information.The huge difference to the environment in what we drive is admirably detailed by the annual Green Book a€” The Environmental Guide ... D.C. Just as the Kelley Blue Book is the definitive guide to auto prices, the Green Book gives each vehicle made a comprehensive rating ... The lowest-polluting Honda Accord, for example, which gets a green rating of 34 (2002 model), produces about one- twentieth ofanbsp;...

Title:Turning the Tide
Author:Tom Horton
Publisher:Island Press - 2003-07-15


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