Mountain in the Clouds

Mountain in the Clouds

Bruce Brown / Dec 08, 2019
Mountain in the Clouds It is now than ten years since Bruce Brown began the Olympic Peninsula wanderings that led him to write this powerful account of how greed indifference and environmental mismanagement have threatened
  • Title: Mountain in the Clouds
  • Author: Bruce Brown
  • ISBN: 9780295974750
  • Page: 428
  • Format: Paperback
  • It is now than ten years since Bruce Brown began the Olympic Peninsula wanderings that led him to write this powerful account of how greed, indifference and environmental mismanagement have threatened the survival of the wild Pacific salmon and, as a result, the region s ecology and its people Acclaimed by critics who likened it to Coming Into the Country by John McPIt is now than ten years since Bruce Brown began the Olympic Peninsula wanderings that led him to write this powerful account of how greed, indifference and environmental mismanagement have threatened the survival of the wild Pacific salmon and, as a result, the region s ecology and its people Acclaimed by critics who likened it to Coming Into the Country by John McPhee and Rachel Carson s Silent Spring, Mountain in the Clouds has become a classic of natural history As the struggle to protect Northwest salmon runs and the urgency of the fight against environmental deterioration escalates, Mountain in the Clouds remains an important and illuminating story, as timely now as when it was first written.
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    912 Comments

    1. This book looks at the history of salmon in the Pacific Northwest It was informative and talks quite a bit about how human activities have impacted the salmon populations.


    2. Actually a 4.9 because of a couple of problematic statements ignoring the fact that white people couldn t have been the first people to do certain things However, beyond that, I loved this book I am continually blown away by the lengths people in our culture will go to do destroy life Dams, hatcheries and industrial commercial fishing have been such amazingly destructive objects activities, and keep going on despite all we know about how destructive they are to the people creatures basically any [...]


    3. Great read for anyone interested in salmon and related natural resources Brown paints the broad canvas with historical context and the many players involved in the story of the salmon, and does so with great depth and color His writing brings you right into the river, right into the boots of the fish biologist, practically into the salmon itself Immensely informative for anyone wishing to understand the complex factors that impact the current state of the wild salmon in the Pacific Northwest.


    4. Brown, Bruce 1982 Mountain in the clouds a search for the wild salmon Simon Schuster, New YorkPurchased at Earthbound Books 1.00 ISBN 0 671 49264 0 pbk Depressing account of the establishment of salmon fish hatcheries and dams, mostly on Washington states Olympic Peninsula,which resulted in the destruction of natural salmon runs Not fun to read, but a good account of what s happened to Pacific Northwest salmon



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