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Going, Going, Gone: 100 animals and plants on the verge of extinction

by Bloomsbury Publishing

We asked 100 conservation groups around the world: 'if you could pick one species that epitomises your work, which would it be?' From the RSPB to WWF to the Cheetah Conservation Fund, and many, many more, the...


Untamed: The Wildest Woman in America and the Fight for Cumberland Island

by Will Harlan

Carol Ruckdeschel is the wildest woman in America. She eats road kill, wrestles alligators, rides horses bareback, and lives in a ramshackle cabin that she built herself in an island wilderness. She’s had...


Among Chimpanzees: Field Notes from the Race to Save Our Endangered Relatives

by Nancy J. Merrick & Jane Goodall

Foreword by Jane Goodall

A former student and colleague of Jane Goodall shares stories of chimps and their heroes, and takes readers on a journey to save man’s closest relative.

 

Unbeknownst to much of the...


A Sparrowhawk's Lament: How British Breeding Birds of Prey Are Faring

by David Cobham, Bruce Pearson & Chris Packham

Britain is home to fifteen species of breeding birds of prey, from the hedgerow-hopping Sparrowhawk to the breathtaking White-tailed Eagle. In this handsomely illustrated book, acclaimed British filmmaker and...


Deadly Beautiful: Vanishing Killers of the Animal Kingdom

by Liana Joy Christensen & Ian Faulkner

'Deadly Beautiful' offers an entertaining portrait of some of the main dangerous animal species with which humans have a love-hate relationship. Clear, up-to-date, scientifically accurate information about the...


The Rhino Keepers: Struggle for Survival

by Clive Walker & Anton Walker

The conservation of the rhinos in southern Africa is described in this account of these fascinating animals, the reasons behind their historical decline, the myths that surround them, and the resurrection of...


Ivory, Horn and Blood: Behind the Elephant and Rhinoceros Poaching Crisis

by Ronald Orenstein & Iain Douglas-Hamilton

Meticulous research, chilling facts ... an important and much needed book. -- Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, Founder, The Jane Goodall Institute


The Endangered Species Road Trip: A Summer's Worth of Dingy Motels, Poison Oak, Ravenous Insects, and the Rarest Species in North America

by Cameron MacDonald

Bill Bryson meets John Vaillant in this life list quest to see the rarest species in North America.

Crammed into a minivan with wife, toddler, infant, and dog, accompanied by mounds of toys, diapers, tent, sleeping...


Condor

by John Nielsen

The California condor

has been described as a bird

"with one wing in the grave."

Flying on wings nearly ten feet wide from tip to tip, these birds thrived on the carcasses of animals like woolly mammoths. Then,...


Gold Rush in the Jungle: The Race to Discover and Defend the Rarest Animals of Vietnam's "Lost World"

by Dan Jr Drollette

An engrossing, adventure-filled account of the rush to discover and save Vietnam's most extraordinary animals

 

     Deep in the jungle where the borders of Vietnam meet those of Laos and Cambodia is a region...


The White Drake and Other Tales (Mermaids Classics)

by Ann Scott-Moncrieff

The White Drake and Other Tales by Ann Scott-Moncrieff (1914-1943) is childrens book which was first published in 1936. It was illustrasted by Rojan and contains a volume of short stories including:

- THE WHITE...


Coral Reefs of the Southern Gulf of Mexico

by John W. Tunnell, Ernesto A. Chávez & Kim Withers

Coral reefs declined worldwide during the 1980s and 1990s, making them perhaps the most endangered marine ecosystem on Earth. This realization spurred John W. Tunnell Jr. and others to write a comprehensive...


Encounters with Florida's Endangered Wildlife

by Doug Alderson

Eastern bison roamed Florida into the 1800s. Red wolves disappeared in the 1920s. The dusky seaside sparrow was declared extinct in 1990.

It's too soon to say whether the 116 threatened, endangered, or imperiled...


The Last Rhinos

by Lawrence Anthony & Graham Spence

When Lawrence Anthony learned that the northern white rhino, living in the war-ravaged Congo, was on the very brink of extinction, he knew he had to act. If the world lost the sub-species, it would be the largest...


The Black Rhinos of Namibia: Searching for Survivors in the African Desert

by Rick Bass

Acclaimed nature writer Rick Bass takes us on a journey into the Namib Desert to follow a group of poachers-turned-conservationists as they track the endangered black rhinos through their ancient and harsh African...


Panda: Back from the Brink (fixed layout)

by Zhou Mengqi

A celebration of the iconic giant panda (includes donation to the pandas in the care of Edinburgh Zoo). Despite becoming a symbol of wildlife conservation, having narrowly avoided extinction, there are fewer...


Ivory's Ghosts: The White Gold of History and the Fate of Elephants

by John Frederick Walker

Praised for the nuance and sensitivity with which it approaches one of the most fraught conservation issues we face today, John Frederick Walker’s Ivory’s Ghosts tells the astonishing story of the power...


Panda: Back from the Brink

by Zhou Mengqi

A celebration of the iconic giant panda (includes donation to the pandas in the care of Edinburgh Zoo). Despite becoming a symbol of wildlife conservation, having narrowly avoided extinction, there are fewer...


Only One Earth: The Long Road via Rio to Sustainable Development

by Felix Dodds, Michael Strauss & Maurice F. with F. with Strong

Forty years after the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in Stockholm, the goal of sustainable development continues via the Rio+20 conference in 2012. This book will enable a broad readership...


The Endangered Species ACT and Federalism: Effective Conservation Through Greater State Commitment

by Kaush Arha & Barton H. H. Thompson Jr.

States today play a major role in implementing and enforcing environmental laws such as the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. A thirty year review of ESA identified...