Dolphins, Porpoises, and Whales: 1994-1998 action plan for the conservation of cetaceans

Edited by Randall R. Reeves and Stephen Leatherwood

Consistent evaluation and new recommendations for action are required of protective measures to address threats that were unrecognized or non-existent until recently. Global warming, noise pollution and reduced availability of prey are now of...

92 pages
8.8 x 11.2

Ghost Bears
Exploring The Biodiversity Crisis

In Ghost Bears, R. Edward Grumbine looks at the implications of the widespread loss of biological diversity, and explains why our species-centered approach to environmental protection will ultimately fail. Using the fate of the endangered...

314 pages
6 x 9

Rain Forest in Your Kitchen
The Hidden Connection Between Extinction And Your Supermarket

Martin Teitel; Foreword by Jeremy Rifkin

The biodiversity crisis -- the extinction of thousands of species of plants and animals -- is not just a faraway problem for scientists to solve. Instead, the crisis is as close as our backyards, our gardens, and our refrigerator shelves. This...

126 pages
5 x 8

Last Animals at the Zoo
How Mass Extinction Can Be Stopped

In Last Animals at the Zoo, Colin Tudge argues that zoos have become an essential part of modern conservation strategy, and that the only real hope for saving many endangered species is through creative use of zoos in combination with...

266 pages
6 x 9

South American Camelids
An Action Plan For Their Conservation

Hernan Torres

This action plan gives a comprehensive survey of the distribution and conservation status of wild camelids in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile and Peru and identifies their conservation needs. One such need, for greater public awareness of the value of...

64 pages
8.5 x 10.8

Landscape Linkages and Biodiversity

Defenders of Wildlife; Edited by Wendy E. Hudson; Foreword by Rupert Cutler

In Landscape Linkages and Biodiversity experts explain biological diversity conservation, focusing on the need for protecting large areas of the most diverse ecosystems, and connecting those ecosystems with land corridors to allow species...

222 pages
6 x 9

Learning to Listen to the Land

In this inspired collection, some of America's most provocative thinkers and writers reflect on nature and enviornmetnal science--reaching compelling conclusions about humanity's relationship to the earth. Balanced by science and fact, ...

295 pages
6 x 9

Trees, Why Do you Wait?
America's Changing Rural Culture

Trees, Why Do You Wait? is a moving oral history chronicling the changes taking place in rural America .Through it, we meet real people of the heartland and feel the suffering and the strength in their relationship to the land.

286 pages
6 x 9

IUCN directory of protected areas in Oceania

James R Paine

This publication is a positive step in building up public awareness about an area of great diversity but beset with the problems of the vulnerability of small islands and the limited resources of micro-nations.

447 pages
6 x 9

Wildlife and Habitats in Managed Landscapes

Edited by Jon Rodiek and Eric Bolen

Americans are having an increasing impact on the rural landscape as development further encroaches in former wilderness areas. This disruptive land use is causing a decline in wildlife and wildlife habitats. Wildlife and Habitats in Managed...

238 pages
6 x 9

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