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Wilderness: Earth’s last wild places.Artist/Author: Mittermeier, Russell et al.
Conservation International’s Hotspots placed that organization at the forefront of global conservation efforts. Wilderness: Earth’s last wild places continues the efforts made in that previous volume, combining nearly 500 breathtaking images of untamed lands and rare glimpses of the people who inhabit them with the most current scientific analyses of their endangered ecosystems.
After the ark? Environmental policy-making and the zoo.Artist/Author: Mazur, Nicole.
Traces the evolution of zoos from the private menageries of the ancient world to the corporatised organisations of today. An informative, ground-breaking study of the modern zoo.
The cutting edge: conserving wildlife in logged tropical forests.Artist/Author: Fimbel, Robert A. et al, editors.
Synthesizing the body of knowledge of leading scientists and professionals in tropical forest ecology and management, this book’s thirty chapters examine in detail the interplay between timber harvesting and wildlife, from hunted and protected habitats to invertebrates and large mammal species. Also available in hardcover.
Life’s intrinsic value: science, ethics, and nature.Artist/Author: Agar, Nicholas.
Spanning several fields, including philosophy of psychology, philosophy of science, and other areas of contemporary analytic philosophy, Agar analyses and speaks to a wide array of historic and contemporary views. The result is a challenge to the prevailing definitions of value and a call for a scientifically-informed appreciation of nature. Also available in hardcover.
A manual for wildlife radio tagging.Artist/Author: Kenward, Robert E.
Starting with a consideration of how the strengths and weaknesses of radio tagging compare with other marking techniques, the book is full of advice for beginners and experts alike and of immense value to those who may think of supervising projects that include radio-tagging.