Audubon Perspectives: Rebirth of Nature

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Surveys a number of habitat types suffering from human activities which threaten to destroy up to half the world's species within the next few decades?as many as 15 million different types of plants and animals. Explores not only the problems of habitat destruction and its threat to humanity and the health of the Earth but also the solutions which many concerned citizens are struggling to implement.

The second in a series of companion books to the acclaimed National ...

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Overview

Surveys a number of habitat types suffering from human activities which threaten to destroy up to half the world's species within the next few decades—as many as 15 million different types of plants and animals. Explores not only the problems of habitat destruction and its threat to humanity and the health of the Earth but also the solutions which many concerned citizens are struggling to implement.

The second in a series of companion books to the acclaimed National Audubon Society television specials, this magnificent volume focuses on the plight of our natural habitats. Combines dynamic, on-the-scenes photojournalism with exquisite nature photographs to present a dramatic chronicle of nature on the brink of extinction. 130 color photos.

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Published as a companion to eight National Audubon Society television programs (aired in 1992), this is the second in a planned series of such companions under the title Audubon Perspectives. Each chapter reiterates the content of one show, supplemented with what appear to be attractive color photographs that are, unfortunately, inadequately printed--muddy and flat. The Society's passionate mission is present in this book, but such re-packaging of work meant for another medium should be done with more care. 9.25x11.5" Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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  • ISBN-13: 9780471532088
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/22/1992
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 9.38 (w) x 12.36 (h) x 1.01 (d)

Table of Contents

Look Homeward, Conservationist.

Challenge and Change in Costa Rica.

Trial by Fire.

Where the Deer and the Antelope Played.

As Long as the Grass Shall Grow.

Our Fatal Shores.

Sweetwater Seas: An Illusion of Purity.

Hatari, Watembo: Africa's Elephants at Risk.

Roads Less Traveled.

Plans for Planets.

Suggested Reading.

Index.

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