Sustaining Lake Superior

an extraordinary lake in a changing world
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A compelling exploration of Lake Superior"s conservation recovery and what it can teach us in the face of climate change.

StatementNancy Langston
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LC ClassificationsQH104.5.S85 L36 2017, F55s2 .L254 2017
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 292 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26936839M
ISBN 100300212984, 0300231660
ISBN 139780300212983, 9780300231663
OCLC/WorldCa1005924202

Sustaining Lake Superior AN EXTRAORDINARY LAKE IN A CHANGING WORLD A Great Lake deserves a great book, and Nancy Langston has written it.

The quality of the Lake Superior water was simply taken for granted. Dipping a cup into the lake and drinking the water was common.

Now all of that has changed and a book like Sustaining Lake Superior is an important reminder that what we take for granted has value that is beyond any simple by: 3.

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In this important book, leading environmental historian Nancy Langston offers a rich portrait of the lake’s environmental and social history, asking what lessons we should take from the conservation recovery as this extraordinary lake faces new environmental threats.

The quality of the Lake Superior water was simply taken for granted. Dipping a cup into the lake and drinking the water was common. Now all of that has changed and a book like Sustaining Lake Superior is an important reminder that what we take /5(7).

"Nancy Langston's Sustaining Lake Superior is a wonderful book and an excellent addition to her existing body of work. Combining detailed historical and scientific evidence with penetrating insights into broader global issues, the book has much to offer not only to those interested in the environmental history of Lake Superior but also to anyone concerned with the fate of the planet."Price Range: £ - £   A compelling exploration of Lake Superior’s conservation recovery and what it can teach us in the face of climate change Lake Superior, the largest lake in the world, has had a remarkable history, including resource extraction and Sustaining Lake Superior book exploitation that 5/5(1).

Sustaining Lake Superior is thoroughly researched and well documented, passionately written and easy to read. The clarity and energy might benefit at times from less repetition and cleaner organization, but the author has managed an incredible feat. A new book by Nancy Langston entitled, “Sustaining Lake Superior” is available from Yale University Press and Amazon.

Go directly to the book’s website – The book asks how communities can, “help sustain the health of Lake Superior in the face of mining, climate change, forest change, invasive species. My previous books include: Sustaining Lake Superior: An Extraordinary Lake in a Changing World (Yale University Press, ) explores the history of logging, mining, and industrial development in the Lake Superior basin.

A history of endocrine disruptors titled Toxic Bodies: Hormone Disruptors and the Legacy of DES, (Yale University Press ). Sustaining Lake Superior, Hancock, Michigan. 63 likes. Sustaining Lake Superior explores the environmental history of the world's largest lakeFollowers: “From the fur trade to forest cutting, miningand papermaking, the Lake Superior basin has a long history of environmental disruption.

Langston’s book is a scientific and political history of the ways in which these threats have been recognised, studied and remedied” —James Kates, Environment and History "Nancy Langston’s Sustaining Lake Superior is a wonderful book and an excellent.

A compelling exploration of Lake Superior’s conservation recovery and what it can teach us in the face of climate change Lake Superior, the largest lake in the world, has had a remarkable history, including resource extraction and industrial exploitation that caused nearly.

Sustaining Lake Superior Book Description: A compelling exploration of Lake Superior's conservation recovery and what it can teach us in the face of climate changeLake Superior, the largest lake in the world, has had a remarkable history, including resource extraction and industrial exploitation that caused nearly irreversible degradation.

Nancy’s most recent book, Sustaining Lake Superior, examines the complex and complicated history of Lake Superior. A history that includes the loss of wetlands during the fur trade to the devastation of forests due to intense logging and mining.

Sustaining Lake Superior is thoroughly researched and well documented, passionately written and easy to read." Agate Magazine, March " Although the French naming of lac Supérieur referred to its “upper” location in the Great Lakes chain, it is an appropriate appellation given.

July 15th Lake Superior Day talk and book signing, Porcupine Mountain Wilderness State Park visitor's center, 3pm; July 8, Meet the Author reading and book signing, Cornucopia Community Center, pm ; J Book talk Washburn public library, pm.

I went into Nancy Langston’s recent history Sustaining Lake Superior: An Extraordinary Lake in a Changing World with an expectation that it would describe the dividing line between the North and the Midwest.

I assumed that the book would explain just how different the other Great Lakes, with their long history of industrial waste, look when. Sustaining Lake Superior reminds us that we have put Lake Superior through a lot in the last three hundred years, and that we must keep working to protect her, and ourselves."--Stephanie Hemphill, Agate magazine "Nancy Langston''s Sustaining Lake Superior is a wonderful book and an excellent addition to her existing body of work.

Sustaining Lake Superior reminds us that we have put Lake Superior through a lot in the last three hundred years, and that we must keep working to protect her, "Nancy Langston’s Sustaining Lake Superior is a wonderful book and an excellent addition to her existing body of : Yale University Press.

The quality of the Lake Superior water was simply taken for granted. Dipping a cup into the lake and drinking the water was common. Now all of that has changed and a book like Sustaining Lake Superior is an important reminder that what we take for granted has value that is beyond any simple measure.5/5.

Sustaining Lake Superior: An Extraordinary Lake in a Changing World. By Nancy Langston (New Haven, Yale University Press, ) pp. $ The book concludes with overarching chapters about water quality and global warming (–).

Some of the most polluting industries have closed, but as the Lake warms 2° F per decade, invasive. She has written 4 books about environmental change, and she’s working now on a 5th. Today we are going to talk with Nancy about her most recent book, Sustaining Lake Superior, focuses on the interconnected histories of watershed health, human health, and.

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In her new book Sustaining Lake Superior; An Extraordinary Lake in a Changing World, Professor Nancy Langston of Michigan Technological University chronicles the history of the lake, its decline, and its resurrection. She also looks to the future as, seemingly heedless of the lessons history should have taught us, new environmental threats now.

Nancy Langston —. My goal in writing Sustaining Lake Superior was to write a hopeful book—a narrative of environmental recovery, not just collapse and despair.

But holding onto hope can seem perverse when you read recent environmental news. Accelerating climate change has been met with withdrawal from the Paris Agreement.

Sustaining Lake Superior: An Extraordinary Lake in a Changing World: Langston, Nancy: Çerez Tercihlerinizi Seçin Alışveriş deneyiminizi geliştirmek, hizmetlerimizi sunmak, müşterilerin hizmetlerimizi nasıl kullandığını anlayarak iyileştirmeler yapabilmek ve tanıtımları gösterebilmek için çerezler ve benzeri Reviews: 3.Nancy Langston, MichiganTech University professor of environmental history, signs copies of her new book, Sustaining Lake Superior: An Extraordinary Lake in a Changing World, for two Michigan Tech colleagues -- Erik Lilleskov, left, of the School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science, and Casey Huckins of Biological Sciences -- following her presentation during the book launch event at.A big lake requires a big book.

Lake Superior, the largest lake by surface area in the world, now has one. Nancy Langston’s Sustaining Lake Superior: An Extraordinary Lake in a Changing World offers a sweeping panorama of the lake’s environmental history, its present challenges and a glimpse of the future.A professor at Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Langston is a highly.