Every Day, A Dirty War Is Being Fought Against Dozens Of Threatened And Endangered Wildlife Species In America As Well As Abroad, The Counterinsurgency Campaign Against The Poachers And Smugglers Is Being Waged By US Fish And Wildlife Undercover Agents Game Wars Offers A Stunningly Written, Firsthand Account Of How These Agents Operate Great book Reisner tells some incredible stories of game wardens and the largely unknown world of wildlife poachers across the United States Really cool stuff. Reisner provides some interesting insight into the world of poaching in the United States I was not aware of how much poaching went on domestically, and naively thought it was a problem that restricted itself to Africa Perhaps the most shocking revelations from this book, in my opinion, are those dealing with the ivory trade Parallels can be drawn between ivory and any other drug trade, from the deals made on the down low, to the kingpins that run the trade, and to the major busts that temporarily slow the market Although this book is now quite a few years old, I still found it to be an interesting and educational read The book mainly deals with alligators, ivory, and saccalait, but Reisner also writes about extinction and man s impact on nature. Entertaining look into the invisible world of game poachers.Not on the same level as Cadillac Desert, but what is.An excellent if depressing read. an unprecedented and explosive report from the front lines of the battle to save the world s endangered species Now that sounds like a book I would like, I am giving it a try. James Bond in a lumberjack shirt A great read and a provocative look at how much poaching impacts our open spaces.
Marc Reisner was an American environmentalist and writer best known for his book Cadillac Desert, a history of water management in the American West.He was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the son of a lawyer and a scriptwriter, and graduated from Earlham College in 1971 For a time he was on the staffs of Environmental Action and the Population Institute in Washington, D.C Starting in 1972, he wo
- 304 pages
- Game Wars: The Undercover Pursuit of Wildlife Poachers
- Marc Reisner
- 13 May 2019 Marc Reisner