Conservation of wildlife & habitats

    Extinct Birds

    By Julian P. Hume

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    Extinct Birds was the first comprehensive review of the hundreds of the bird species and subspecies that have become extinct over the last 1,000 years of habitat degradation, over-hunting and rat introduction. It has become the standard text on this subject, covering both familiar icons of extinction as well as...

    National Park Science

    By Jane Carruthers

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    Hardback £59.91

    This is the first book that unpacks the interesting complexities around the genesis and evolution of conservation science and wildlife management in South Africa. Comprehensive content, an extensive timescale, and the clear chronological and thematic presentation of this book make this an invaluable source for academics, practitioners, historians and students.

    Bowland Beth

    By David Cobham

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    `An outstanding book' Spectator The story of the short life and tragic death of Bowland Beth - an English Hen Harrier - which dramatically highlights the major issues in UK conservation.

    Critical Critters

    By Ralph Steadman

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    Elephant Whisperer

    By Lawrence Anthony

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    A charming, moving account of one man''s race to save a herd of elephants.

    Inheritors of the Earth

    By Chris D. Thomas

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    It is accepted wisdom today that human beings have irrevocably damaged the natural world. Yet what if this narrative obscures a more hopeful truth?In Inheritors of the Earth, renowned ecologist and environmentalist Chris D. Thomas overturns the accepted story, revealing how nature is fighting back.Many animals and plants actually benefit...

    Why Every Fly Counts: A Documentation about the Value and Endangerment of Insects

    By Hans-Dietrich Reckhaus

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    Hardback £24.85

    This book discusses the beneficial and harmful effects of insects and explains their development and significance for biodiversity.Threatening pests or threatened beneficials? What are the effects of climate change: Will the number of insects continue to increase?

    Invasive Species

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    Biosecurity regulators are charged with protecting national environments, agricultural interests and economies on tight budgets, while supporting trade. Focusing on surveillance, statistical modelling, decision making and communication, this book presents tested scientific solutions to the greatest challenges faced by biosecurity regulators today.


    By Filip Kulisev

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    ReWild: The Art of Returning to Nature

    By Nick Baker

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    Hardback £12.65

    ReWild is about learning how to observe, connect and discover nature for yourself. This book will show you how to reconnect with your inner beast by immersing yourself in a world where the wild things are.

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