Blues cuts through the rhetorical muck, which, like the algae
blooms in the bay, tends to shut out the light."
The Washington Post
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Imagine … by
Howard Ernst (for Bay Weekly)
Imagine that we lived a long, long time: 200 years, or 500 years or, better yet, 1,000 years. But there’s a catch. We live all those years on the land that we currently occupy.
Would we treat nature differently? ...
Bay restoration effort has been touted as the nation's premier
environmental restoration program. Yet the Bay and the living systems
it supports remain in dismally poor condition, with fisheries in
decline and drinking water in danger. This book addresses the
Chesapeake Bay as a political problem and reveals how the political
process has worked against the interests of science, the public, and
environmental advocates all at once. Author Howard Ernst shows that
the forces driving environmental degradation are sown deeply into the
political soul of America, posing menacing challenges to those
fighting to restore large ecosystems like the Chesapeake Bay. The book
serves as a political roadmap for the future, suggesting how a
different course of policy action is needed to "Save the
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"Buy Ernst’s book, read it and begin watching to see who’s got ideas and who’s doing a choke hold on action. If you think he’s right, get political." - Sara Ebenreck and Sandra Martin BayWeekly
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"I hope Chesapeake Bay Blues is widely read and debated, because business as usual--even tweaked a bit--isn't going to cut it for restoring the Chesapeake." -Tom Horton columnist for The Baltimore Sun and author of Bay Country
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