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

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

Research Priorities for Conservation Biology

Society for Conservation Biology; Edited by Michael E. Soulé and Kathryn A. Kohm

Research Priorities for Conservation Biology proposes an urgent research agenda to improve our understanding and preservation of biological diversity. The book discusses:

ecosystems conservation ecology of communities population ecology...

109 pages
6 x 9

Grass Productivity

Grass Productivity is a prodigiously documented textbook of scientific information concerning every aspect of management "where the cow and grass meet." Andre Voisin's "rational grazing" method maximizes productivity in both grass and...

370 pages
6 x 9
40 photos, 35 illustrations

The Kouprey
An Action Plan For Its Conservation

John MacKinnon, Simon N Stuart, and Vo Quy

The kouprey is one of the most endangered species of mammals in the world. This Action Plan has been developed by IUCN in collaboration with the Governments of Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Thailand, and a number of zoos and conservation...

24 pages
8.2 x 10.5

Economics And Biological Diversity
Developing And Using Economic Incentives To Conserve Biological Resourcces

256 pages
6.2 x 9.2

Last Stand of the Red Spruce

Here is a vitally important book for anyone who is concerned with acid rain and the fate of our forests. In his fascinating investigation into the decline of the red spruce on Camel Hump in Vermont, Robert A. Mello explores an ecological mystery...

217 pages
6 x 9

Tree Crops
A Permanent Agriculture

A complete reference for growing high-yield fruit- and nut-bearing trees.

422 pages
6 x 9
137 photos, 8 illustrations

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