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Floods of Fortune: Ecology and Economy Along the Amazon

Art / Photobook

By: Michael Goulding, Nigel J H Smith and Dennis J Mahar

193 pages, Col & b/w photos, maps

Columbia University Press

Paperback | Dec 2000 | #111182 | ISBN: 0231104219
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Hardback | Dec 1996 | #47235 | ISBN: 0231104200
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Well illustrated, holistic view of the conservation drama unfolding in the Amazon floodplain. These leading authorities on the Amazon offer an insight into the flora and fauna, people and culture, ecological and economic problems, and future prospects for this vital region.

"This is a beautiful book... The photographs of nature and [the] informative discussion of how the river system works will capture the imagination of most readers." -- Robert Mendelsohn, "Ecoscience"

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Michael Goulding is a senior scientist at the Rainforest Alliance, based in New York City. Nigel J.H. Smith is professor of geography at the University of Florida. Dennis J. Mahar is the World Bank's Resident Representative in Brazil.

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