The burning season : the murder of Chico Mendes and the fight for the Amazon rain forest
by Revkin, Andrew.
|Format:||Print Book 1990|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
A well-researched and deftly written account of the life and times of Mendes, the Brazilian rubber tapper and grass-roots environmentalist who was murdered in 1988 by ranchers intent on their short term gain. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Published ReviewsPublisher's Weekly Review: "
Conservationists -- Brazil -- Biography.
Forest conservation -- Brazil.
Forest conservation -- Amazon River Region.
Deforestation -- Brazil.
Deforestation -- Amazon River Region.
Rain forests -- Brazil.
Rain forests -- Amazon River Region.
|Publisher|| Boston :Houghton Mifflin,1990
317 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages -310).