David Montgomery [Kindle ePUB] King of Fish: The Thousand-Year Run of Salmon – TXT & Kindle ePUB
Ovek Koji Je Jeo Smrt jFull of the history of the salmon excellent a little slanted in its views perhaps but that s the authors perogative Interesting book if you re a fish person Having spent years in the Alaska fishing industry I found it to be a very interesting and informative read Read this book with fellow Whale Scouts volunteer naturalists facilitating land based whale watching and doing habitat restoration His writing was beautifully researched and well crafted making what could have beenust dry data a compelling story It impressed on me how history repeats itself and unless we heed the lessons we re on course to
drive wild salmonwild salmon plentiful here in the Pacific Northwest to extinction This was a fascinating book on the history of salmon It is the age old story of history repeating itself I had no idea that Europe s rivers were full of salmon throughout the centuries until misuse and neglect of the rivers as well as overfishing destroyed most of th. The salmon that symbolize the Pacific Northwests natural splendor are now threatened with extinction across much of their ancestral range In studying the natural and human forces that shape the rivers and mountains of that region geologist David Montgomery has learned to see the evolution and near extinction of *the salmon as a story David Montgomery has learned to see the evolution and near extinction of *the salmon as a story changing landscapes Montgomery shows how a succession of historical experien. *salmon as a story of changing landscapes Montgomery shows how a succession of historical experien.
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*GIVE THIS BOOK TO ANY OUTDOOR PERSON IT WILL *this book to any outdoor person It will them the rest of *THEIR LIFE GREAT ACCESSIBLE HISTORY AND *life Great accessible history and of British and North American human interaction with salmon In many ways the story is an excellent puzzle piece connecting various other historical narratives spanning time from the Middle Ages through present with a focus on post 18th century events The book is not a about pointing fingers but rather about understanding the decisions and actions that "have led to the current state of salmon fishing and lay out options "led to the current state of salmon fishing and lay out options the future While it lagged a bit for me in the middle it is pretty short and the beginning and end move rather uickly While not prize winning prose the author makes a discernible attempt successfully to liven up what could otherwise have been a dry timeline of legislative history and interpretation of social factors affecting salmon fishin. On the natural world What does it say for the long term prospects of the worlds many endangered species if one of the most prosperous regions of the richest country on earth cannot accommodate its icon species All too aware of the possible bleak outcome for the salmon King of Fish concludes with provocative recommendations for reinventing the ways in which we make environmental decisions about land water and fi. E runs Same story the east and west coast of the United States Overfishing on the high seas is addressed to some extent Salmon history in Alaska is still being written so information is limited in the book but from what I ve seen we have not yet learned our lesson Not being of *A SCIENTIFIC MIND FOR ME THE BOOK GOT A *scientific mind for me the book got a tedious towards the end but still a great book with valuable information If you have any interest at all in the preservation of salmon this book is a must read The history of our abuse of this magnificent family of fish is than scary Read this and take action This is a well written book that is easy and enjoyable to read It provides a great history of salmon around the world describes how we have systematically eliminated their habitats and provides ideas on how we can bring their populations back Best ever written about salmon and their history with humans More importantly it shows how history continues to repeat its. Ces first in the United Kingdom then in New England and now in the Pacific Northwest repeat a disheartening story in which overfishing and sweeping changes to rivers and seas render the world inhospitable to salmon In King of Fish Montgomery traces the human impacts on salmon over the last thousand years and examines the implications both for salmon recovery efforts and for the general problem of human impacts.