UNH History Professor Provides Unique Perspective on the Challenges Facing International Conservation Projects

UNH History Professor Provides Unique Perspective on the Challenges Facing International Conservation Projects

Feb 10, 2014

A new book by Kurkpatrick Dorsey, associate professor of history, tells the story of the ill-fated attempt to create an international regulatory framework that would allow for a sustainable whaling industry.  “Whales and Nations” provides a unique perspective on the challenges facing international conservation projects. This history has profound implications for today’s pressing questions of global environmental cooperation and sustainability.

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VIDEO: Kurkpatrick Dorsey, associate professor of history at the University of New Hampshire, discusses his new book, Whales and Nations: Environmental Diplomacy on the High Seas.

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