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Moir’s Environmental Dialogues

Moir’s Environmental Dialogues

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March 03rd 2016:Talk about the History Behind the Movie, the Revenant

Eric Jay Dolin describes the history behind the Oscar Winner movie, The Revenant. Eric talks with Rob Moir about his acclaimed book Fur, Fortune and Empire. He separates fiction from the facts of Hugh Glass and Mountain Men working the Northwest to enable the development of the West Coast. Beaver, buffalo, seal and sea otter were all heavily exploited and only survived because market forces drove hunters westward. Finally, on the west coast sea otter were so over harvested that many of their populations never return. The book ends with the advent of conservation laws. Eric explains how he went

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Eric Dolin has a BA and BS from Brown University; Masters of Environmental Management from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies; and a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in environmental policy and planning from MIT, where Eric’s dissertation focused on the role of the courts in the cleanup of Boston Harbor. Eric Dolin has held a variety of jobs, including cook at the Fish Monger Café Woods Hole, stints as a fisheries policy analyst, a program manager at the U.S. EPA, an environmental consultant stateside and in London, an American Association for the Advancement of Science writing fellow at Business Week, a curatorial assistant in the Mollusk Department
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1570/moirs-environmental-dialogues 23/11/2017 12:00 23/11/2017 01:00 Moir’s Environmental Dialogues https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1570/moirs-environmental-dialogues Eric Jay Dolin describes the history behind the Oscar Winner movie, The Revenant. Eric talks with Rob Moir about his acclaimed book Fur, Fortune and Empire. He separates fiction from the facts of Hugh Glass and Mountain Men working the Northwest to enable the development of the West Coast. Beaver, buffalo, seal and sea otter were all heavily exploited and only survived because market forces drove hunters westward. Finally, on the west coast sea otter were so over harvested that many of their populations never return. The book ends with the advent of conservation laws. Eric explains how he went from studying fiddler crabs to writing page-turning histories. No animals, nor men, were harmed in the making of this episode of Moir’s Environmental Dialogues. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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