International Wildlife Trade
A Cites Sourcebook

Edited by Ginette Hemley; Foreword by Kathryn Fuller

For more than two decades, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, known as CITES, has been one of the largest and most effective conservation agreements in the world. By regulating international...

178 pages
6 x 9

Place of the Wild
A Wildlands Anthology

Where and what is the place of the wild? Is the goal of preserving biodiversity across the landscape of North America compatible with contemporary Western culture?

Place of the Wild brings together original essays from an exceptional...

340 pages
6 x 9

Endangered Species Recovery
Finding the Lessons, Improving the Process

Edited by Tim Clark, Richard Reading, and Alice Clarke

Endangered Species Recovery presents case studies of prominent species recovery programs in an attempt to explore and analyze their successes, failures, and problems, and to begin to find ways of improving the process. It is the first...

461 pages
6 x 9

Diatoms to Dinosaurs
The Size And Scale Of Living Things

In Diatoms to Dinosaurs, Chris McGowan takes the reader on a fascinating journey through the natural world, and examines life in all its various forms. He imparts the excitement of discovery and the joy of understanding as he demonstrates...

301 pages
7 x 9


Edward O. Wilson – University Professor at Harvard, winner of two Pulitzer prizes, eloquent champion of biodiversity – is arguably one of the most important thinkers of the twentieth century. His career represents both a blueprint and...

416 pages
6 x 9
52 illustrations

Saving Nature's Legacy
Protecting And Restoring Biodiversity

Reed F. Noss, Allen Cooperrider, and Defenders of Wildlife; Foreword by Rodger Schlickeisen

Written by two leading conservation biologists, Saving Nature's Legacy is a thorough and readable introduction to issues of land management and conservation biology. It presents a broad, land-based approach to biodiversity conservation in...

443 pages
6 x 9

Fire Ecology of Pacific Northwest Forests

The structure of most virgin forests in the western United States reflects a past disturbance history that includes forest fire. James K. Agee, an expert in the emergent field of fire ecology, analyzes the ecological role of fire in the creation...

505 pages
6 x 9

The Biophilia Hypothesis

"Biophilia" is the term coined by Edward O. Wilson to describe what he believes is humanity's innate affinity for the natural world. In his landmark book Biophilia, he examined how our tendency to focus on life and lifelike processes might...

496 pages
6 x 9
6 illustrations

Saving All the Parts
Reconciling Economics And The Endangered Species Act

Saving All the Parts is a journalist's exploration of the intertwining of endangered species protection and the economic future of resource dependent communities -- those with local economies based on fishing, logging, ranching,...

280 pages
6 x 9

Wild and Scenic Rivers of America

The National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act is one of the most important natural areas protection programs ever established at the federal level. It has resulted in the creation of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System -- a rich American legacy...

338 pages
6 x 9


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