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Book of Nature: The Natural Heritage According to UNESCO
     

Book of Nature: The Natural Heritage According to UNESCO

by Monaco Books
 

Lavish illustrations and absorbing text give readers a fascinating insight into 191 UNESCO Natural Heritage sites. The UNESCO organisation seeks to identify, protect and preserve those cultural and natural heritage sites around the world that are considered to be of outstanding value to humanity. Here begins a journey of discovery from the captivating beauty of

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Lavish illustrations and absorbing text give readers a fascinating insight into 191 UNESCO Natural Heritage sites. The UNESCO organisation seeks to identify, protect and preserve those cultural and natural heritage sites around the world that are considered to be of outstanding value to humanity. Here begins a journey of discovery from the captivating beauty of Norway's fjords to the majestic parks of North America, and from the nature reserves of the Andes to the vastness of the Amazon rainforest and much more. Highlights include a selection of treks exploring the secrets of the last sanctuaries of the Siberian tiger, the Indian rhinoceros, and orangutans of Asia to name just some of the many intriguing species.

● Vivid descriptions of all UNESCO Natural Heritage sites illustrated with stunning photography

● Illuminating and intriguing fact files for each sitE

● Revealing spotlight on endangered species

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783899445404
Publisher:
Monaco Books
Publication date:
02/02/2011
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 11.90(h) x 1.50(d)

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