The Atlas of Endangered Species
Up to 20 percent of species may be extinct by 2030. Vividly presented through full-colour maps and graphics, this fully revised and updated atlas profiles species lost, threatened and surviving today. It examines different ecosystems, the major threats to their inhabitants and steps being taken towards conservation.
Fully revised and updated, this title contains new maps covering environmental impacts of human development including climate change and damage caused by deep-sea trawling and mining. Updated maps and data on birds, reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates and fish and of the increasing area of wetlands covered by the Ramsar Convention. This title provides the latest information on endangered mammal species such as the panda, the Arabian oryx and the bonobo.
`Highly engaging . pictures, maps and graphics that bring immediately home the ever-increasing crisis of extinction'
`The first fully illustrated and comprehensive guide to the world's endangered plants and animals'
`Quite simply, every school and institution library should get a copy'
TEG News, British Ecological Society
`A compact, clear and informative book that should have a place on the bookshelf of all readers interested in nature conservation'
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Related organisations include:
- Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species
- International Species Information System
- International Wildlife Coalition
- People's Trust for Endangered Species
- WWF US
- Zoological Society of London