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Published: 01 July 2012

332 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780199913824

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The Man Who Saved Sea Turtles

Archie Carr and the Origins of Conservation Biology

Frederick Davis

  • Carr's study of turtles and herpetology spanned five decades (1937-1987) and his work reflected major shifts in the study of ecology and evolution across that period.
  • More than any other individual, Carr was responsible for the international conservation of sea turtles through his efforts with the Caribbean Conservation Corporation.
  • Carr was a gifted nature writer and his stories made accessible to a wide popular audience the natural history of sea turtles and the culture of places such as Florida, the Caribbean, and Africa.

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