From the Publisher
Five immense lakes lie at the heart of North America.
They comprise the world''s largest freshwater system, containing 95
percent of the continent''s fresh water, and one-fifth of the
planet''s total supply. The Great Lakes drainage basin is home to
40 million people and is the hub of industry and agriculture in
North America. Its rich mineral deposits and natural resources have
attracted and sustained human and wildlife populations for more
than ten thousand years.
The Great Lakes: A Natural History is the most
authoritative, complete, and accessible book to date about the
biology and ecology of this vital, ever-changing lake system.
Written by one of Canada''s best-known science and nature writers,
Wayne Grady this essential resource features superb nature
photography and numerous sidebars that focus on specific animal,
plant and invertebrate species.
Published in partnership with the David Suzuki
About the Author
Wayne Grady is one of Canada's finest science
writers and a Governor General's Award-winning translator. He has
authored eleven books of nonfiction, translated fourteen novels,
and edited more than a dozen anthologies of short stories and
Format: Trade Paperback
Published: March 28, 2011
Publisher: GREYSTONE BOOKS LTD
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1553658043
ISBN - 13: 9781553658047