Biodiversity in Sub-Saharan Africa and Its Islands
Conservation, Management, and Sustainable Use

Edited by R. J. Adams and S. N. Stuart

The focus of this book is primarily on the conservation of wild species and natural ecosystems. It is about conservation strategy but touches on poverty, politics, economic development, war, geography, education and other human concerns. It puts...

242 pages
8.5 x 12

Swallowtail Butterflies
An Action Plan for their Conservation

T.R. New and N. Mark Collins

This is the first insect Action Plan prepared by the IUCN Species Survival Commission, and was chosen because swallowtail butterflies are perhaps the most charismatic to non-entomologists. Some are the largest butterflies which exist, and the...

40 pages
8.5 x 11

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Status Survey And Conservation Action Plan

Edited by Peter Jackson and Kristin Nowell

Presents the most comprehensive and up-to-date information available on the 36 wild cats of the world. It includes the first published collection of detailed range maps and some of the first photographs of rare species in the wild. It provides a...

406 pages
8.5 x 11

Balancing on the Brink of Extinction
Endangered Species Act And Lessons For The Future

Edited by Kathryn A. Kohm

Balancing on the Brink of Extinction presents a comprehensive overview of the Endangered Species Act -- its conception, history, and potential for protecting the remaining endangered species.

329 pages
6 x 9

Asian Elephant
An Action Plan For Its Conservation

Charles Santiapillai and Peter Jackson

This Action Plan considers elephant populations across Asia on the basis of size and provides recommendations to enhance their long-term survival. It also considers the management of elephants in captivity. Given that the basis for improved...

87 pages
280MM x 215MM

Directory Of Wetlands Of International Importance
Sites Designated For The List Of Wetlands Of International Importance

WCMC

796 pages
8 x 12

Antelopes: Part 3 - West and Central Africa
Global Survey And Regional Action Plans

Rod East

171 pages
5.5 x 7

Ancient Forests of the Pacific Northwest

Elliott A. Norse and The Wilderness Society; Foreword by Peter H. Raven

Ancient Forests of the Pacific Northwest provides a global context for what is happening in the Pacific Northwest, analyzing the remaining ancient forest and the threats to it from atmospheric changes and logging. It shows how human...

344 pages
6 x 9

Natural Resources for the 21st Century

American Forestry Association; Edited by R. Neil Sampson and Dwight Hair

Natural Resources for the 21st Century is an in-depth assessment by natural resource experts that offers a reliable status report on water, croplands, soil, forests, wetlands, rangelands, fisheries, wildlife, and wilderness.

350 pages
6 x 9

Tortoises and freshwater turtles
An action plan for their conservation

Many species of tortoise and freshwater turtle have declined very seriously due to the modification of their habitat, and the demand for animals by the pet trade. This Action Plan takes a global view of the situation and provides a strategy for...

52 pages
10.8 x 9.7

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