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Red Sand, Green Heart Ecological Adventures in the Outback

Biography / Memoir
By: John L Read(Author)
370 pages, 16 plates with b/w photos; 3 b/w maps
Publisher: Page Publishing
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Australia's arid outback is teeming with life... when you know where to look
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From taipan snakes and pelicans to hippie activists and hardline miners, John Read brings to lite the characters, creatures and cultures of the outback. Through vivid, personal stories he shares his experiences as an ecologist making new discoveries; mining, tourism and environmental management; and witnessing the precarious balance of nature as species are pitted aqainst the harsh climate of the outback.

Written in an accessible and non-scientific style, Red Sand, Green Heart: Ecological Adventures in the Outback evokes a humorous, entertaining and informative picture of Australia's desert region and the environmental issues that affect us all.

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John Read holds a PhD in Ecosystem Management. He has published more than in seventy scientific papers on arid zone fauna, environmental management and conservation. From 1989 to 1998 he was the ecologist for the Olympic Dam copper-uranium mine at Roxby Downs. Since 1998 John has managed pastoral stations, co-developed a major conservation initiative and conducted several ecological projects in outback South Australia and the Solomon Islands.

Biography / Memoir
By: John L Read(Author)
370 pages, 16 plates with b/w photos; 3 b/w maps
Publisher: Page Publishing
NHBS
Australia's arid outback is teeming with life... when you know where to look
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