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Earth's Last Great Places: Exploring the Nature Conservancy Worldwide

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Unknown Binding, 191 pages
Published January 1st 2003 by National Geographic Society
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Andrew Z
Jan 16, 2013 Andrew Z rated it liked it
Shelves: non-fiction, travel
Earth's Last Great Places
By Noel Grove
Non-Fiction, Travel
191 pages

This book talks about some travelers who travel around the world to find the last real wilderness. But many times in the book, it is shown that things aren't really as good as they seem. The coral reefs in the south pacific ocean are considered to be some of the largest natural coral reefs in the world, supporting thousands of fish. But when the author goes there to visit the reef, the author finds that it is plagued with illegal
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Laura
Apr 16, 2012 Laura rated it it was amazing
With a few articles and dazzling photographs, this is a quick read and a great reference. However, it is not truly a tourist catalog, but a warning and a reminder: man destroys what he loves. Visiting these places, Mr. Grove hints to his readers, would ruin their natural beauty. However, they should be preserved. I was delighted at the large section focused on natural beauty in the United States. I thought I'd have to travel to other countries to see unspoiled nature, but there are many places e ...more
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