The Environmental Wars: Reports from the Front Lines

David Day, Author
David Day, Author St. Martin's Press $19.95 (310p) ISBN 978-0-312-04418-3
Reviewed on: 03/31/1990
Release date: 04/01/1990
Described by Day ( The Whale Wars ) as ``an encyclopedia of ecological activism,'' this book provides a comprehensive survey of battles on many fronts: animal trafficking, murders of environmentalists, the Greenhouse Effect, antinuclear and animal-rights groups, biological and chemical warfare. what are these?/you got me, but presumably the bizarre is meant to explain;I've eliminated.gs Many topics will be familiar to readers who follow environmental issues, but there is fresh material in reports of pig bombs, trackerstet?/stet.gs cockroaches, nuclear whales. Day also describes efforts to save endangered species; of special interest are chapters focusing on the peregrine falcon and the dodo tree. Most of the pieces are brief. A list of groups engaged in the battles would have been helpful. ( June)
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