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The Living Deserts of Southern Africa

By: Barry Lovegrove (Author)

224 pages, 350 colour photos, 65 colour illustrations, 28 colour maps

Fernwood Press

Hardback | Dec 1993 | #24586 | ISBN: 0958315477
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NHBS Price: £61.00 $78/€72 approx

About this book

Describes and discusses the four major desert biomes of the region, the flora and fauna that live in them and how they are adapted to life in such a harsh environment, and the future for these delicately balanced ecosystems.


Contents

- The deserts of Southern Africa
- water – the currency of life
- in the heat of the day
- the struggle for food
- the armoury of desert conflicts
- social contracts
- time out
- go forth and multiply
- the future of the deserts


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