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Wild China

Series: Wild Places of the World Series

By: John MacKinnon and Nigel Hicks

176 pages, 220 col images, 4 col maps

New Holland Publishers

Hardback | Oct 1999 | Edition: 2 | #94354 | ISBN: 185974219X
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About this book

In this revised and updated new edition, author John Mackinnon looks at the many landscapes and ecosystems found across this huge country, and examines the vast range of wildlife species each habitat supports. Sections on current threats to biodiversity and on wildlife conservation look at the challenges that lay ahead if the landscapes and wildlife wealth of China are to be secured for future generations. With over 200 spectacular colour photographs, this book is a celebration of China's natural heritage.

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John Mackinnon is a conservationist who has worked for over 30 years in Asia. His work in China included the preparation of the management plan for Giant Pandas and the setting up of several important reserves, and his books include A Photographic Guide to the Birds of China & Hong Kong (New Holland). Nigel Hicks is a trained biologist with many years' experience of the Far East. He is co-author with John Mackinnon of A Photographic Guide to the Birds of China & Hong Kong (New Holland).

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