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Researchers and policymakers involved in the conservation of relatively small, isolated and protected areas will find this book invaluable. It presents insights from the ecology and conservation management of one of Africa's oldest protected wildlife areas, the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park.
By Simon Barnes
We've all got one. A secret, special place. Hidden. Enclosed. A little greener and more fertile than the world outside. Here the birds are slightly more exotic, slightly more confiding, the grass greener and the fruit sweeter. To know such a place, to love such a place, is part of...
By Sooyong Park
There are five races of tiger on our planet and all but one live in tropical regions: the Siberian Tiger Panthera tigris altaica is the exception. Mysterious and elusive, and with only 350 remaining in the wild, the Siberian tiger remains a complete enigma. One man has set out to...
By John Cooper
Gorilla Pathology and Health: With a Catalogue of Preserved Materials consists of two cross-referenced parts. The first, the book itself, is a review of pathological changes and tissue responses in gorillas Gorilla gorilla and G. beringei, with an emphasis on free-living animals, but also with reference to those in captivity....
Bringing together numerous studies on ladybirds into one place, this book is composed largely of Professor Michael Majerus' lifetime work, with updates made by two leading experts in the field. Organised into coherent themes, it provides readers with a complete ecological understanding of the ladybird species in a global context.
Frank Buckland was an extraordinary man - surgeon, naturalist, veterinarian, lecturer, writer, museum curator, and a conservationist before the concept even existed. His life-long passion was to discover new ways to feed the hungry. This is a celebration of the great age of natural science, one man's genius and what,...
A veteran journalist explores the changing Arctic and why it should matter to the rest of the world.