NHBS | Everything for Wildlife, Science & Environment
 

Secure Worldwide Shopping

Important Bird Areas in Asia: Key Sites for Conservation

A key conservation resource for Asian wildlife
S Chan (Contributor), MJ Crosby (Contributor), MZ Islam (Contributor), AW Tordoff (Contributor)
297 pages, Col photos, tabs, maps, figs
Paperback | Dec 2004 | #150522 | ISBN: 094688854X
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £19.00 | $32/€24 approx.
Add To Basket
 
 

Birdlife's Red Data Book - Threatened Birds of Asia identified that one quarter of all bird species in Asia were a conservation concern, 323 species, about 12% were at risk of global extinction. Clearly it is imperative that important bird areas be identified and then prioritised on the basis of scientific evidence.

Important Bird Areas in Asia is the first comprehensive inventory of Asia's key sites for birds and biodiversity. Country-by-country, the book details the region's 2,293 Important Bird Areas (IBAs), of these 976, or 43% are lacking any formal protection. This book presents a sound basis for the development of national conservation strategies and protected area programmes, and highlights areas which should be safeguarded through wise policies and land-use planning.

"[...] much valuable information for each country [...] a wonderful book"
Alula

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Vew all titles in Asia-Pacific combined with Asia (Gen)

View other products from the same publisher

xchange

Related organisations include:

If you are involved in a scientific, conservation or environmental organisation and would like to be listed, please see our NHBS-Xchange information page.

Why Buy From NHBS?

gratis books
Supporting Conservation

Your orders support book donation projects

Amazing Experience
 

We find their customer service to be excellent

John Rose (London)
 

Read more customer testimonials

Unique Product Range

Search and browse over 110,000 wildlife and science products

Unique Product Range
Rapid Global Service

Multi-currency. Secure worldwide shipping

Catalogue
Natural History Experts

Wildlife, science and conservation since 1985

Subscribe