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Author Rieser, Alison.
Title The case of the green turtle : an uncensored history of a conservation icon / Alison Rieser.
Published Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.
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 Floor4  QL666.C536 R555 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xii, 338 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 315-328) and index.
Contents From seafood to icon -- Turtle kraals and canneries -- Turning turtles on the Great Barrier Reef -- The turtle islands of Sarawak -- The gifted navigators -- The geography of turtle soup -- A turtle flap in London -- The buffalo of the sea -- Who will kill the last turtle? -- Red data for the green turtle -- Reptiles on the Red list -- You lost the turtle boat -- One man's opinion -- Down on the farm -- Conservation through commerce -- The best available science -- A global strategy -- Supply and demand -- Appendix A. The 1966 U.S. classification of Chelonia mydas as rare and endangered -- Appendix B. IUCN principles and recommendations on commercial exploitation of sea turtles.
Subject Sea turtles -- Conservation -- History.
Carr, Archie, 1909-1987.
ISBN 9781421405797 (hdbk. : alk. paper)
9781421406190 (electronic)
1421405792 (hdbk. : alk. paper)
1421406195 (electronic)
Standard # 40021174545
OCLC number 767255590