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Endangered

Author: Eliot Schrefer
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0545470013
Size: 28.44 MB
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From National Book Award Finalist Eliot Schrefer comes the compelling tale of a girl who must save a group of bonobos -- and herself -- from a violent coup. Congo is a dangerous place, even for people who are trying to do good. When Sophie has to visit her mother at her sanctuary for bonobos, she’s not thrilled to be there. Then Otto, an infant bonobo, comes into her life, and for the first time she feels responsible for another creature. But peace does not last long for Sophie and Otto. When an armed revolution breaks out in the country, the sanctuary is attacked, and the two of them must escape unprepared into the jungle. Caught in the crosshairs of a lethal conflict, they must struggle to keep safe, to eat, and to live. In ENDANGERED, Eliot Schrefer plunges us into a heart-stopping exploration of the things we do to survive, the sacrifices we make to help others, and the tangled geography that ties us all, human and animal, together.

Endangered

Author: Tim Flach
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1683351150
Size: 70.95 MB
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In Endangered, the result of an extraordinary multiyear project to document the lives of threatened species, acclaimed photographer Tim Flach explores one of the most pressing issues of our time. Traveling around the world—to settings ranging from forest to savannah to the polar seas to the great coral reefs—Flach has constructed a powerful visual record of remarkable animals and ecosystems facing harsh challenges. Among them are primates coping with habitat loss, big cats in a losing battle with human settlements, elephants hunted for their ivory, and numer­ous bird species taken as pets. With eminent zoologist Jonathan Baillie providing insightful commentary on this ambitious project, Endangered unfolds as a series of vivid, interconnected stories that pose gripping moral dilemmas, unforgettably expressed by more than 180 of Flach’s incred­ible images.

Endangered

Author: Mitch Tobin
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1458720020
Size: 50.72 MB
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Urban sprawl, wasteful water use, increasingly ferocious wildlife, changing weather patterns, chronic political infighting. These are but a few of the problems facing animal and plant species throughout the United States and the world. One law, the Endangered Species Act, serves as the primary safety net for protecting wildlife driven to the brink. Can it save us from an extinction crisis? In Endangered, award-winning journalist Mitch Tobin investigates the threats to our planet and offers solutions to potential disaster. Tobin reports from the front lines of Endangered Species Act battles, using America's hottest, driest, fastest-growing region-the Southwest-as a snapshot of the complex and myriad issues confronting imperiled species. These firsthand accounts, eloquently and thoughtfully told, explain the challenges of protecting the natural world and give hope for ecosystems thrown off balance.

Endangered Animals

Author: Richard P. Reading
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313308161
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Presents unique case studies of 49 endangered species, which provide students with the conflicting issues surrounding conservation efforts.

Endangered Species

Author: Sean Sheehan
Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP
ISBN: 9781433900860
Size: 17.87 MB
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looks at the many animals and plants that have become endangered through hunting, poaching, pollution, habitat loss, and climate change.

Encyclopedia Of Endangered Species

Author: Bill Freedman
Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780810393158
Size: 39.17 MB
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This text contains an additional 500 descriptions on endangered animals and plants of the world, not seen in the first volume. It also provides updates on the animals whose status has changed since the first volume, and describes species, population and survival outlook for each entry.

Wild Echoes

Author: Charles Bergman
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252071256
Size: 26.92 MB
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An environmentalist and photographer chronicles the nation's most endangered species, searching them out with his camera to document their life in the wild, presenting such rare creatures as the California condors, manatees, the Florida panther, and others. (Biology & Natural History)

Endangered Species Recovery

Author: Tim Clark
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 9781610914000
Size: 78.70 MB
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Endangered Species Recovery presents case studies of prominent species recovery programs in an attempt to explore and analyze their successes, failures, and problems, and to begin to find ways of improving the process. It is the first effort to engage social scientists as well as biologists in a wide-ranging analysis and discussion of endangered species conservation, and provides valuable insight into the policy and implementation framework of species recovery programs. The book features a unique integration of case studies with theory, and provides sound, practical ideas for improving endangered species policy implementation.

Biodiversity

Author: Anne Elizabeth Maczulak
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 0816071977
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Discusses the origin and evolution of life on Earth, the effects of pollution and its relation to climate change, the importance of biodiversity, and the need to save endangered and threatened species.

Endangered

Author: C. J. Box
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
ISBN: 0425280152
Size: 29.63 MB
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"New York Times-bestselling writer C. J. Box returns with a thrilling new novel, featuring Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett. She was gone. Joe Pickett had good reason to dislike Dallas Cates, even if he was a rodeo champion, and now he has even more-Joe's eighteen-year-old ward, April, has run off with him. And then comes even worse news: The body of a girl has been found in a ditch along the highway-alive, but just barely, the victim of blunt force trauma. It is April, and the doctors aren't sure if she'll recover. Cates denies having anything to do with it-says she ran away from him, too-and there's evidence that points to another man. But Joe knows in his gut who's responsible. What he doesn't know is the kind of danger he's about to encounter. Cates is bad enough, but Cates's family is like none Joe has ever met before. Joe's going to find out the truth, even if it kills him. But this time, it just might"--