Sustaining Lake Superior: An Extraordinary Lake in a Changing World

Sustaining Lake Superior An Extraordinary Lake in a Changing World A compelling exploration of Lake Superior s conservation recovery and what it can teach us in the face of climate change Lake Superior the largest lake in the world has had a remarkable history inc

  • Title: Sustaining Lake Superior: An Extraordinary Lake in a Changing World
  • Author: Nancy Langston
  • ISBN: 9780300212983
  • Page: 386
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A compelling exploration of Lake Superior s conservation recovery and what it can teach us in the face of climate change Lake Superior, the largest lake in the world, has had a remarkable history, including resource extraction and industrial exploitation that caused nearly irreversible degradation But in the past fifty years it has experienced a remarkable recovery and reA compelling exploration of Lake Superior s conservation recovery and what it can teach us in the face of climate change Lake Superior, the largest lake in the world, has had a remarkable history, including resource extraction and industrial exploitation that caused nearly irreversible degradation But in the past fifty years it has experienced a remarkable recovery and rebirth In this important book, leading environmental historian Nancy Langston offers a rich portrait of the lake s environmental and social history, asking what lessons we should take from the conservation recovery as this extraordinary lake faces new environmental threats In her insightful exploration, Langston reveals hope in ecosystem resilience and the power of community advocacy, noting ways Lake Superior has rebounded from the effects of deforestation and toxic waste wrought by mining and paper manufacturing Yet, despite the lake s resilience, threats persist Langston cautions readers regarding new mining interests and persistent toxic pollutants that are mobilizing with climate change.
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