Vaquita marina

Ciencia, política y crimen organizado en el golfo de California

Vaquita marina - Brooke Bessesen - Grano de sal
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Grano de sal
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Tapa Blanda

"Mexico is home to the vaquita marina, the smallest cetacean in the world. This porpoise, with well-defined eyes and lips that seem to smile all the time, is the only endemic marine mammal in our country: it inhabits a small area in the sea of Courteous and today critically threatened by a conjunction of egregious circumstances, described here by Brooke Bessesen with passion and a sense of urgency. Narrated on the ground, drawing on interviews with key agents and direct observation, this book presents the biological characteristics of Phocoena sinus, its sad condition of incidental fishing in the hands of those who seek to catch totoaba - a fish whose 'crop' reaches astronomical prices on the black market in the United States and China - the scientific and political efforts to control the decline of this species, the international collaboration to rescue it, the social conflict that more


Book: Vaquita marina

ISBN: 9786079861131
Precio de lista: $300.00
Descuento: 10%