Plundering paradise : the hand of man on the Galp̀agos islands / Michael D'Orso.Material type: TextPublication details: New York : HarperCollins, c2002. Edition: 1st edDescription: xix, 345 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cmISBN: 0060193905Subject(s): Human influence on nature -- Galapagos Islands | Environmental degradation | Environmental protection -- Ecuador | Galapagos Islands -- Economic conditions | Ecuador -- Politics and governmentDDC classification: 304.2/8 LOC classification: GF852.G35 | D67 2002Summary: Describes the history of exploration on the Galapagos Islands throughout the twentieth century, and examines their dichotomy of beauty and corruption at the turn of the twenty-first.
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Includes bibliographical references.
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Describes the history of exploration on the Galapagos Islands throughout the twentieth century, and examines their dichotomy of beauty and corruption at the turn of the twenty-first.
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