Sustaining Lake Superior : an extraordinary lake in a changing world

Title
Sustaining Lake Superior : an extraordinary lake in a changing world

Author
Langston, Nancy, author.

ISBN
9780300212983
 
9780300231663

Physical Description
xv, 292 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm

Contents
Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Ecological history of the Lake Superior Basin -- Industrializing the forests, 1870s to 1930s -- The postwar pollution boom -- Taconite and the fight over Reserve Mining Company -- Mining pollution debates,1950s through the 1970s -- Mining, toxics, and environmental justice for the Anishinaabe -- The mysteries of toxaphene and toxic fish -- The Great Lakes Water Quality Agreements -- Climate change, contaminants, and the future of Lake Superior -- Notes -- Index.

Subject Term
Lake conservation -- Superior, Lake.
 
Water -- Pollution -- Superior, Lake.
 
Natural history -- Lake Superior region.
 
Lake ecology -- Lake Superior region.

Geographic Term
Superior, Lake -- History.
 
Superior, Lake -- Environmental conditions.
 
Superior, Lake -- Description and travel.

Summary
A compelling exploration of Lake Superior's conservation recovery and what it can teach us in the face of climate change.


LibraryCall NumberStatus
R.H. Stafford Library (Woodbury)977.49 LANNonfiction Collection
R.H. Stafford Library (Woodbury)977.49 LANNonfiction Collection
Stillwater Public Library977.49 LANNonfiction Collection
Wildwood Library (Mahtomedi)977.49 LANNonfiction Collection