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In search of the canary tree : the story of a scientist, a cypress, and a changing world / Lauren E. Oakes ; illustrations by Kate Cahill & cartography by Erik Steiner.

Author/creator Oakes, Lauren author.
Format Book and Print
EditionFirst edition.
Publication Info New York : Basic Books, 2018.
Copyright Notice ©2018
Descriptionix, 272 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Subject(s)
Contents Ghosts and graveyards -- Stand still -- Fear and forests in changing climate -- Solving puzzles -- Countdown -- Thrive -- Coveted -- Apart and a part -- Saturation point -- Measured and immeasurable -- The greatest opportunity -- The sentinels.
Abstract Several years ago, ecologist Lauren E. Oakes set out from California for Alaska's old-growth forests to hunt for a dying tree: the yellow-cedar. With climate change as the culprit, the death of this species meant loss for many Alaskans. Oakes and her research team wanted to chronicle how plants and people could cope with their rapidly changing world. Amidst the standing dead, she discovered the resiliency of forgotten forests, flourishing again in the wake of destruction, and a diverse community of people who persevered to create new relationships with the emerging environment. Eloquent, insightful, and deeply heartening, In Search of the Canary Tree is a case for hope in a warming world.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Genre/formBiography.
Genre/formAutobiographies.
LCCN 2018032911
ISBN9781541697126 (hardcover)
ISBN154169712X (hardcover)
ISBN(ebook)
ISBN(ebook)

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