To see accurate pricing, please choose your delivery country.
United States
All Shops

British Wildlife

8 issues per year 84 pages per issue Subscription only

British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published eight times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

Subscriptions from £33 per year

Conservation Land Management

4 issues per year 44 pages per issue Subscription only

Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

Subscriptions from £26 per year
Academic & Professional Books  Palaeontology  Palaeozoology & Extinctions

Corridors to Extinction and the Australian Megafauna

By: Steve Webb(Author)
308 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, tables
Publisher: Elsevier
Corridors to Extinction and the Australian Megafauna
Click to have a closer look
  • Corridors to Extinction and the Australian Megafauna ISBN: 9780124077904 Hardback Mar 2013 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
Price: £60.99
About this book Contents Customer reviews Related titles

About this book

Extinctions have always occurred and always will, so what is so surprising about the megafauna extinctions? They were caused by humans and were the first of many extinctions that eventually led to the extinction of the Moa, Steller's Sea Cow, the Dodo, Great Auk and countless other species great and small, all attributed to human agency. Therefore, the megafauna were humans' first great impact on the planet. There is now an increasing realization that the 'blitzkrieg' view of these extinctions may have been wrong. A growing body of evidence and long-term field work is beginning to show that at least Australia's megafauna did not succumb to human agency, not because humans probably did not hunt the odd animal but because the an infinitely more logical reason lies in the climatic conditions of the Quaternary Ice Ages and the affect they had on continental geography, environment, climate and, most importantly, the biogeography of the megafauna. Corridors to Extinction and the Australian Megafauna presents the evidence of this theory, demonstrating the biogeographic approach to Australia's megafauna extinction.


Chapter  1 Extinction
Chapter  2 Extinction Drivers
Chapter  3 After the Dinosaurs
Chapter  4 Dreamtime to Desert
Chapter  5 The Australian Tertiary and the first marsupial extinctions
Chapter  6 Australia and the Ice Ages
Chapter  7 Who and Where: the Australian Megafauna and their distribution
Chapter  8 Australia's Megafauna Extinction Drivers
Chapter  9 Megafauna in the Southern Lake Eyre Basin: a case study
Chapter 10 Megafauna and Humans in Australia and Southeast Asia

Customer Reviews

By: Steve Webb(Author)
308 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, tables
Publisher: Elsevier
Media reviews

"Focusing primarily on the Quaternary Ice Ages, the climate extremes brought about by them, and the environmental consequences that Australia underwent during the Quaternary, Webb explores the extinction of large animals in Australia and ponders what lessons can be learned about the extinction of humans in the near or distant future."
Reference and Research Book News, August 2013

Current promotions
Field Guide SaleNHBS Moth TrapNew and Forthcoming BooksBuyers Guides