Noninvasive Survey Methods for Carnivores

The status of many carnivore populations is of growing concern to scientists and conservationists, making the need for data pertaining to carnivore distribution, abundance, and habitat use ever more pressing. Recent developments in “...

400 pages
8.5 x 11

State of the Wild 2008-2009
A Global Portrait of Wildlife, Wildlands, and Oceans

Edited by Eva Fearn; Foreword by Ward Woods

State of the Wild is a biennial series that brings together international conservation experts and writers to discuss emerging issues in the conservation of wildlife and wild places.   Each volume in the series combines evocative writings...

312 pages
8 x 10
158 photos, 10 illustrations

The Living Landscape, Second Edition
An Ecological Approach to Landscape Planning

The Living Landscape is a manifesto, resource, and textbook for architects, landscape architects, environmental planners, students, and others involved in creating human communities. Since its first edition, published in 1990, it has...

496 pages
8.5 x 11
39 photos, 168 illustrations

Managing seagrasses for resilience to climate change

Mats Björk, Fred Short, Elizabeth McLeod, and Sven Beer

Seagrasses are flowering plants that thrive in shallow oceanic and estuarine waters around the world. Although there are only about 60 species of seagrasses worldwide, these plants play an important role in many shallow, near-shore, marine...

55 pages
8 x 12

The Fight to Save Tigers in a Land of Guns, Gold, and Greed

Dubbed the Indiana Jones of wildlife science by The New York Times, Alan Rabinowitz has devoted—and risked—his life to protect nature’s great endangered mammals. He has journeyed to the remote corners of the earth in...

248 pages
6 x 9
One 16-page color insert, 3 illustrations

Mountain Goats
Ecology, Behavior, and Conservation of an Alpine Ungulate

Mountain goats have been among the least studied of North American ungulates, leaving wildlife managers with little information on which to base harvest strategies or conservation plans.   This book offers the first comprehensive assessment...

280 pages
6 x 9

Conservation of Rare or Little-Known Species
Biological, Social, and Economic Considerations

Edited by Martin G. Raphael and Randy Molina; Foreword by Nancy Molina

Some ecosystem management plans established by state and federal agencies have begun to shift their focus away from single-species conservation to a broader goal of protecting a wide range of flora and fauna, including species whose numbers are...

392 pages
6 x 9

Best practice guidelines for the re-introduction of great apes

Edited by Michelle Rodrigues, Steve Unwin, Dominic Travis, Tara Stoinski, Benjamin Beck, and Kristina Walkup

Re-introduction is one tool for conserving great apes and their natural habitats. These guidelines adapt other IUCN documents to pertain specifically to the re-introduction of great apes.

48 pages
8 x 11.5

The Decline of the World's Great Animal Migrations

Animal migration is a magnificent sight: a mile-long blanket of cranes rising from a Nebraska river and filling the sky; hundreds of thousands of wildebeests marching across the Serengeti; a blaze of orange as millions of monarch butterflies...

256 pages
6 x 9
12 photos and illustrations

Overview of the conservation status of cartilaginous fishes (Chrondrichthyans) in the Mediterranean Sea

With the highest percentage of threatened sharks and rays in the world, the Mediterranean region is in need of regional planning and policy development for the conservation and sustainable management of chondrichthyan fishes. This third report in...

42 pages
11.4 x 8


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