The Resource A delicate balance : constructing a conservation culture in the South Carolina lowcountry, (ebook)

A delicate balance : constructing a conservation culture in the South Carolina lowcountry, (ebook)

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A delicate balance : constructing a conservation culture in the South Carolina lowcountry
Title
A delicate balance
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constructing a conservation culture in the South Carolina lowcountry
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eng
Summary
Sustainability of the natural environment and of our society has become one of the most urgent challenges facing modern Americans. Communities across the country are seeking a viable pattern of growth that promotes prosperity, protects the environment, and preserves the distinctive quality of life and cultural heritage of their regions. The coastal zone of South Carolina is one of the most endangered, culturally complex regions in the state and perhaps in all of the American South. A Delicate Balance examines how a multilayered culture of environmental conservation and sustainable development has emerged in the lowcountry of South Carolina. Angela C. Halfacre, a political scientist, describes how sprawl shock, natural disaster, climate change, and other factors spawned and sustain-but at times also threaten and hinder-the culture of conservation. As Halfacre demonstrates, maintaining the quality of the environment while accommodating residential, commercial, and industrial growth is a balancing act replete with compromises. The book documents the origins, goals, programs, leaders, tactics, and effectiveness of a conservation culture. A Delicate Balance deftly illustrates that a resilient culture of conservation that wields growing influence in the lowcountry has become an important regional model for conservation efforts across the nation. A Delicate Balance also includes a foreword by journalist Cynthia Barnett, author of Blue Revolution: Unmaking America's Water Crisis and Mirage: Florida and the Vanishing Water of the Eastern U. S
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Midwest
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Halfacre, Angela C
Dewey number
975.7/6
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Historic conservation
  • Cultural property
  • Nature conservation
  • Environmental protection
  • Historic conservation
  • Historic sites
  • Natural areas
  • Electronic books
  • Atlantic Coast (S.C.)
  • Atlantic Coast (S.C.)
  • South Carolina
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adult
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A delicate balance : constructing a conservation culture in the South Carolina lowcountry, (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781611172799
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12069281
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remote
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12069281
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MWT12069281
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A delicate balance : constructing a conservation culture in the South Carolina lowcountry, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781611172799
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12069281
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12069281
System control number
MWT12069281
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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