Posts tagged with "Freshwater ecology"
A veterinarian married to a biologist, Abbie Gascho Landis became fascinated by the seemingly uncharismatic bivalves known as freshwater mussels after tagging along on a research trip in 2009. “I became a freshwater mussel groupie,” she writes in her new book, Immersion. “I fawned over their photographs. … I pored over their bios. Posters of…
Book Freshwater ecologyWhere the Water Goes traces the flow of the Colorado River from its headwaters in the Colorado Rocky Mountains to its terminus at the Gulf of California in Mexico. Part road-trip documentary, part memoir, and part geopolitical and hydrology lesson, author David Owen’s book follows the historical and geographic course of the river, the water…
The Death and Life of the Great Lakes is unusual for a new book, having already netted a “work-in-progress” award from the Columbia Journalism School and Harvard’s Nieman Foundation for Journalism in 2015. Living up to this early acclaim, it is easy to read, offering well-paced, intellectually stimulating arguments, bolstered by well-researched and captivating narratives.