Nature in Focus
Rapid Ecological Assessment

Roger Sayre, Ellen Roca, Gina Sedaghatkish, Bruce Young, Shirley Keel, Roberto Roca, and Stewart Sheppard; Foreword by Thomas Lovejoy

Rapid Ecological Assessment (REA) is a methodology developed by The Nature Conservancy to provide comprehensive and reliable information about biodiversity resources in situations where time and financial resources are limited. REAs utilize a...

202 pages
8.5 x 11

The Redwood Forest
History, Ecology, and Conservation of the Coast Redwoods

Save-the-Redwoods League; Edited by Reed F. Noss

Evidence is mounting that redwood forests, like many other ecosystems, cannot survive as small, isolated fragments in human-altered landscapes. Such fragments lose their diversity over time and, in the case of redwoods, may even lose the ability...

366 pages
6 x 9

Salmon Without Rivers
A History Of The Pacific Salmon Crisis

"Fundamentally, the salmon's decline has been the consequence of a vision based on flawed assumptions and unchallenged myths.... We assumed we could control the biological productivity of salmon and 'improve' upon natural processes that we...

336 pages
6 x 9
8 photos, 14 illustrations

Communication Skills for Conservation Professionals

Community and public support are essential to the success of conservation and resource management programs. Often, the level of support received depends on whether or not the goals and importance of the program have been clearly explained to...

367 pages
6 x 9

The Business of Sustainable Forestry Case Study - Marketing Products
Marketing Products From Sustainably Managed Forests: An Emerging Opportunity

Tony Lent and Diana Propper de Callejon

"Most forest products analysts exploring the market for sustainable forest products have been searching for the green consumer. They have assumed that the well-documented consumer concerns about the impact of the industry on the forest would...

25 pages
9 x 11

Terrestrial Ecoregions of North America
A Conservation Assessment

Taylor H. Ricketts, Eric Dinerstein, David M. Olson, Colby J. Loucks, William Eichbaum, Dominick A. DellaSala, Kevin Kavanagh, Prashant Hedao, Patrick Hurley, Karen Carney, Robin Abell, and Steven Walters

Lauded in the New York Times science section as "a sweeping analysis of the ecosystems of the United States and Canada," this volume represents an unparalleled source of information and data for scientists and conservationists working in...

508 pages
8.5 x 11

Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan 2000-2004

Edited by Ilse Storch

Grouse have long attracted and fascinated people. Their display behavior, and their traditional communal mating grounds or "leks", have inspired poetry and folklore as well as scientific theories on sexual selection and mating systems. In many...

121 pages
8.5 x 11

African Rhino
Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan

Edited by Richard Emslie and Martin Brooks

The black and the white rhinoceros have become flagship species for international conservation. They are significant not only for the continuation of a major evolutionary heritage, but also as symbols for the protection of African savannahs. The...

101 pages
5.5 x 7

Curassaows, Guans, and Chachalacas
Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan for Cracids 2000-2004

IUCN/SSC Cracid Specialist Group

190 pages
8.8 x 11

Continental Conservation
Scientific Foundations Of Regional Reserve Networks

The Wildlands Project is a far-reaching effort by scientists and activists to develop better ways of protecting nature, wilderness, and biodiversity. Its ultimate goal is to establish an effective network of nature reserves throughout North...

238 pages
6 x 9


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