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Plundering Paradise

The Hand of Man on the Galapagos Islands

by Michael D"orso

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Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages368
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Open LibraryOL7285542M
ISBN 100060955767
ISBN 109780060955762
OCLC/WorldCa55217808

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In his new book, “Plundering Paradise: The Hand of Man on the Galapagos Islands,” D’Orso explores the rich history of people and profit on the islands.

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This book chronicles the destruction of the rural environment in the Philippines and impoverishment of rural people, based on field work undertaken during The experiences of small farmers, labourers and fishermen are recorded. The livelihoods of such people are disappearing at the same time as the natural resources upon which they by: Mike D'Orso (born Octo ) is an American author and journalist based in Norfolk, Virginia.

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