Stones of Silence: Journeys in the Himalaya
Over a period of six years, Dr. Schaller explored the awesome Himalays in order to study the fascinating but increasingly rare wild life of the area and to determine what locations would make good reserves and national parks. Just as the outside influences of the last quarter century are taking their toll of the wildlife of the region, so are they changing the culture of the people who have lived there for centuries. High adventure, introspection, observation, and discovery are a part of this story.
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In addition to crows , griffon vultures , and an occasional golden eagle , the kill had attracted five lammergeier ( bearded vultures ) —two adults and ...
What of the next five years ? There is a tendency to think of ecological problems as scientific and technological when they are actually social and cultural ...
Five of the climbers were falling - Houston , Bates , Molenaar , Streather , and Bell . By a miracle they were held by the firm belay of Schoening .
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I'd never heard of Schaller before but wanted to read it because it concern the same 1970s trip Peter Matthiessen was on when he wrote The Snow Leopard. Apparently Schaller was at the time considered ... Read full review
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