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Frederick Rowe Davis

in The Man Who Saved Sea Turtles: Archie Carr and the Origins of Conservation Biology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195310771
eISBN:
9780199790098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310771.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

A profound sense of place resonates throughout Carr's writings. Just as he constructed lasting images of Florida, that sense of Florida shaped Carr. No matter how far he traveled, Carr remained ... More


Imagined Worlds: The Lure of Numinous Exoticism

John Gatta

in Making Nature Sacred: Literature, Religion, and the Environment in America from the Puritans to the Present

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195165050
eISBN:
9780199835140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165055.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Every landscape is exotic, from the standpoint of those who stand apart from it or cannot know it fully, so that encounters with strange or forbidding landscapes may have sacred rather than escapist ... More


We Come for Good: Archaeology and Tribal Historic Preservation at the Seminole Tribe of Florida

Paul N. Backhouse, Brent R. Weisman, and Mary Beth Rosebrough (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813062280
eISBN:
9780813051970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062280.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Indigenous communities are today active participants and players in the identification, management, research, interpretation, and preservation of their heritage. The development of the Seminole Tribe ... More


Swamplife: People, Gators, and Mangroves Entangled in the Everglades

Laura A. Ogden

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670260
eISBN:
9781452947372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670260.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Little in North America is wilder than the Florida Everglades—a landscape of frightening reptiles, exotic plants in profusion, swarms of mosquitoes, and unforgiving heat. And yet, even from the early ... More


Preservation of Culture in Connection with the Largest Environmental Restoration Project Ever: Lessons Learned

James Charles and Paul N. Backhouse

in We Come for Good: Archaeology and Tribal Historic Preservation at the Seminole Tribe of Florida

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813062280
eISBN:
9780813051970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062280.003.0015
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The vast-scale projects currently being undertaken within the Everglades, collectively referred to as Everglades Restoration, represent an enormous challenge in terms of Tribal consultation. In broad ... More


Mercury Hotspots in Freshwater Ecosystems: Drivers, Processes, and Patterns

Celia Y. Chen, Charles T. Driscoll, and Neil C. Kamman

in Mercury in the Environment: Pattern and Process

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520271630
eISBN:
9780520951396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271630.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Studies conducted in a wide range of freshwater ecosystems have revealed specific suites of attributes that predispose certain ecosystems to being sites of elevated MeHg bioaccumulation in fish and ... More


Restoring South Florida’s River of Grass

Judith A. Layzer

in Natural Experiments: Ecosystem-Based Management and the Environment

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262122986
eISBN:
9780262278010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262122986.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter sheds light on the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP), which promises to protect and restore the world’s largest freshwater marsh Everglades in South Florida. The CERP, ... More


Searching for Paradise in the Florida Everglades

Laura A. Ogden

in Swamplife: People, Gators, and Mangroves Entangled in the Everglades

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670260
eISBN:
9781452947372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670260.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter shows how naturalization of the Everglades is attributable to the collaborations of local glades guides and visiting naturalists. It discusses how scientists contribute to conservation ... More


Digging Miami

Robert S. Carr

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042060
eISBN:
9780813043463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042060.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Digging Miami is the first book to provide a synthesis of the prehistoric and historic archaeology of Miami-Dade County. The book presents new information gleaned from thirty years of often exciting ... More


Raising Cane in the 'Glades: The Global Sugar Trade and the Transformation of Florida

Gail M. Hollander

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226349503
eISBN:
9780226349480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226349480.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Over the last century, the Everglades have undergone a metaphorical and ecological transition from impenetrable swamp to endangered wetland. At the heart of this transformation lies the Florida sugar ... More


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