State of the Wild 2008-2009: A Global Portrait of Wildlife, Wildlands, and Oceansvolume 2

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$64.80
Publisher
Island Press
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Pages
312
Dimensions
8.02 X 10.0 X 0.73 inches | 1.94 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781597261357

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About the Author
The Wildlife Conservation Society saves wildlife and wild places through international field research, education, and the management of the world's largest system of urban wildlife parks, led by the flagship Bronx Zoo. WCS publishes an award-winning magazine, Wildlife Conservation, and partners with media outlets to cover pressing conservation issues. Many WCS scientists have published widely in popular and scientific publications.
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"Students and conservationists alike will find the 2008-2009 volume to be valuable...WCS's authors have presented thoughtful, ethically responsible views on how to balance the needs of wildlife and humans to provide for the health of both."
--Science Books & Films
"Accessible to anyone concerned with wildlife-human interactions, this book is an especially valuable reference for conservation biologists."
--CHOICE
"For anyone who wants to feel up to date on the state of conservation in the world, this book will provide a succinct, comprehensive, attractive, and well-written summary of what one needs to know."
--Quarterly Review of Biology
"This book provides a comprehensive data-based review and assessment of the state of the world environment. It is also a model of clarity...I can only recommend this book to all those interested in the state of our environment."
--Electronic Green Journal
"I can truly say that this is one of the more interesting and informative books that I have read concerning the state of our environment, the role of humans in that environment, and how individuals and groups are working to 'save' aspects of the wild and wilderness"
--Natural Areas Journal