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📝Catalog of Copyright Entries Book Synopsis :
📒Catalog Of Copyright Entries Third Series ✍ Library of Congress. Copyright Office
📝Catalog of Copyright Entries Third Series Book Synopsis : The record of each copyright registration listed in the Catalog includes a description of the work copyrighted and data relating to the copyright claim (the name of the copyright claimant as given in the application for registration, the copyright date, the copyright registration number, etc.).
📒Arkansas Beauty ✍ Tim Ernst
📝Arkansas Beauty Book Synopsis : This newest book by Tim Ernst showcases the magnificent scenery of the Natural State with 134 new color photographs by native son Tim Ernst. Follow Tim to his favorite scenic haunts that include thundering waterfalls, quiet emerald pools, moonrises and star-studded nightscapes, wildflowers, swamps, spectacular fall colors, breathtaking vistas, and intimate landscapes. This is Arkansas at its most beautiful, naturally!
📒Rethinking Wilderness ✍ Mark Woods
📝Rethinking Wilderness Book Synopsis : The concept and values of wilderness, along with the practice of wilderness preservation, have been under attack for the past several decades. In Rethinking Wilderness, Mark Woods responds to seven prominent anti-wilderness arguments. Woods offers a rethinking of the received concept of wilderness, developing a positive account of wilderness as a significant location for the other-than-human value-adding properties of naturalness, wildness, and freedom. Interdisciplinary in approach, the book combines environmental philosophy, environmental history, environmental social sciences, the science of ecology, and the science of conservation biology.
📒Steep Trails ✍ John Muir
📝Steep Trails Book Synopsis : When the north wind blows, bathing in Salt Lake is a glorious baptism, for then it is all wildly awake with waves, blooming like a prairie in snowy crystal foam. Plunging confidently into the midst of the grand uproar you are hugged and welcomed, and swim without effort, rocking and heaving up and down, in delightful rhythm, while the winds sing in chorus and the cool, fragrant brine searches every fiber of your body; and at length you are tossed ashore with a glad Godspeed, braced and salted and clean as a saint.-from "Bathing in Salt Lake"Perhaps the most important of the founders of the modern conservation movement and an immense influence on animal-rights philosophies, John Muir was a champion of the preservation of unspoiled wilderness. His studies and surveys of Yosemite Valley and the Sierra Nevada mountains in the late 19th century-and his love of their untamed beauty-led directly to federal protection of vast ranges of virgin Western lands.This 1918 collection of Muir's papers features a collection of letters and essays spanning 29 years of Muir's life in the West, much of it written in the field while his impressions were at their freshest and most vivid. Included here are Muir's inspiring thoughts on: . summer days at Mount Shasta. the San Gabriel Valley. Nevada's dead towns. Puget Sound. the forests of Washington. the Grand Canyon. and much more.A legend of the American West and the careful guardianship of the environment-as well as the freedom the natural world represents-Muir's writings are must reading for anyone who appreciates the wild splendor of our planet.Also available from Cosimo Classics: Muir's Letters to a Friend, and Studies of the Sierra.OF INTEREST TO: fans of Muir's life and work, armchair naturalistsAUTHOR BIO: Scottish-American naturalist, explorer, and writer JOHN MUIR (1838-1914) helped found the Sierra Club in 1892, and served as its first president. He wrote numerous articles for such publications as Atlantic Monthly, Harper's, and the New York Tribune; among his many books are The Mountains of California (1894), Our National Parks (1901), The Yosemite (1912), and Travels in Alaska (1915).
📒Ansel Adams ✍ Ansel Adams
📝Ansel Adams Book Synopsis : In this bestselling autobiography, completed shortly before his death in 1984, Ansel Adams looks back at his legendary six-decade career as a conservationist, teacher, musician, and, above all, photographer. Written with characteristic warmth, vigor, and wit, this fascinating account brings to life the infectious enthusiasms, fervent battles, and bountiful friendships of a truly American original.
📒The Mountains That Remade America ✍ Craig H. Jones
📝The Mountains That Remade America Book Synopsis : From ski towns to national parks, fresh fruit to environmental lawsuits, the Sierra Nevada has changed the way Americans live. Where there was gold to be mined (and where there was not) redefined land, mineral, and water laws. Where rain falls (and where it doesn’t) determines whose fruit grows on trees and whose appears on slot machines. All this emerges from the geology of the range and how it changed history, and in so doing, changed the country. The Mountains That Remade America combines geology with history to show how the particular forces and conditions that created the Sierra Nevada have effected broad outcomes and influenced daily life in the United States in the past and continue to do so today. Drawing connections between events in historical geology and contemporary society, Craig H. Jones makes geological science accessible and shows the vast impact this mountain range has had on the American West.
📒Hiking The Pacific Crest Trail ✍ Shawnte Salabert
📝Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail Book Synopsis : The most up-to-date, comprehensive guidebooks to one of the world's premier long-distance trails-designed for section hikers but providing invaluable information for thru hikers, as well. - The final two (of four) volumes for the entire 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) - All-color photos, maps, elevation profiles, charts, and more - Dream books-and precious gifts-for trail lovers everywhereFrom the preeminent outdoor publisher in the West come the latest volumes in this new, unparalleled series of guidebooks to the region's most famous trail.The Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail meanders north from California's border with Mexico to the entrance of Manning Provincial Park in British Columbia, on the Washington State-Canada border. It's a rigorous trail that has evolved since its earliest envisioning in 1926 to encompass approximately 2,650 miles of rich and varied terrain, traveling through some of the West Coast's most beautiful country. It inspires hikers of all ages and abilities to imagine the ultimate wilderness journey.The Southern California and Northern California guides of Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail complete the four-volume set written for hikers planning to just tackle the trail sections in their nearby region, those who will chip away at pieces of the whole trail over a lifetime, or trekkers who set out in the SoCal desert and charge all the way to Canada.These are lushly attractive guidebooks - good reads and gorgeous to page through to boot-but they also offer invaluable hiking beta. Each volume focuses on section-by-section routes in each state (or region), and provides important details to help hikers plan and organize multi-night backpacks. Here's what's included with each expertly written guidebook: - Trail sections that promote 4- to 10-night trips - Smaller section legs allowing for easier planning and trail-time management - Detailed camp-to-camp route descriptions - Easy-to-understand route maps - Clear references to the PCT's established system of section letters, designating trail segments from south to north, Mexico to Canada, so hikers can easily cross reference other trail resources - Details on specific campsites - Most reliable water sources - Access to and from various trail sections - Info on permits, hazards, restrictions, and more - Alternate routes and connecting trails - Key wilderness sights along the way - Suggested itinerariesUnlike other PCT guidebooks, this series focuses on section hikers, who make up the vast majority of adventurers on the trail. Only a handful of folks complete a thru-hike of the trail in one trip, but the trail's popularity continues to grow. In 2015, long-distance hikers and horseback riders from all 50 states and 34 countries were issued permits to vacation on parts of the PCT. It is one of the seminal bucket list items for outdoor lovers, whether that means completing just your own state . . . and then the next . . . and then the next . . . or as far as your dreams will take you.
📒On Trails ✍ Robert Moor
📝On Trails Book Synopsis : From a brilliant new literary voice comes a groundbreaking exploration of how trails help us understand the world, from tiny ant trails to hiking paths that span continents, from interstate highways to the Internet.
📒Environmental Communication And The Public Sphere ✍ Robert Cox
📝Environmental Communication and the Public Sphere Book Synopsis : The Fourth Edition of Environmental Communication and the Public Sphere remains the only comprehensive introduction to the growing field of environmental communication, ranging from an historical overview of key terms to important legal and technological developments. This innovative book focuses on how human communication influences the way we perceive and act in the environment. It also examines how we interpret environmental “problems” and decide what actions to take with regard to the natural world. Three-time president of the Sierra Club, the largest environmental group in the United States, lead author Robert Cox leverages his vast experience to offer insights into the news media, Congress, environmental conflict, advocacy campaigns, and other real-world applications of environmental communication. New coauthor Phaedra Pezzullo brings two decades of applied experience working with grassroots environmental justice and health organizations, citizen advisory boards, and student-led campaigns, as well as her internationally recognized research on toxic pollution, social injustices, public advocacy, and more. The authors introduce the reader to the major areas, terms, and debates of this evolving field. The Fourth Edition incorporates major revisions that include four new chapters on visual and popular culture, digital media and activism, the sustainability of college and corporation campuses, and the legal “standing” of citizens and nature. Updates throughout the text draw on timely topics including visual communication used in climate science campaigns, fracking and challenges to the right to know, plastic bag bans, consumer apps, digital activism for environmental justice, green marketing, and arguments on giving legal rights to nonhuman entities from dolphins to rivers.