God's Country: The New Zealand Factor
by Michael C. Tobias, Jane G. Morrison
Publisher: Dancing Star Foundation 2011
Number of pages: 602
The book (602 pages and more than 850 photographs) provides an expansive analysis of ecological trends of the first decade of the 21st century, using New Zealand as an important paradigm for positive global change. This is an entirely unique exploration of the many complex issues impacting the local, regional and global ecosystems upon which all life depends.
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- World Resources Institute
This text includes inland wetlands (such as swamps, marshes, lakes, rivers, peatlands, and underground water habitats); coastal and near-shore marine wetlands (such as coral reefs, mangroves, seagrass beds, and estuaries); and human-made wetlands.
by Peter J. Bryant - University of California, Irvine
The origin, nature and value of biological diversity, the threats to its continued existence, and approaches to preserving what is left. Comprehensive, 16 chapter, college level textbook with a strong emphasis on practices that endanger species.
by Tony Povilitis - InTech
Conservation biology is called a 'crisis discipline'. In a world undergoing rapid change, this science informs us about research, technologies, management practices, and policies that can help protect the earth's natural biological diversity.
by Francis Harper - American Committee for Wild Life Protection
The present work had its origin in a strongly felt need for definite information on the mammals that have become extinct, on those that are now threatened with the same fate, and on the measures that may be undertaken for their preservation.