Species on the Edge of Survival

Species on the Edge of Survival

Book - 2011
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A unique guide to 365 of the world's species on the IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, Red List. Selected by a group of experts at the IUCN this list profiles a wide variety of species from the official list of threatened animal, fungi, and plant.

Each of the species profiled is on the official IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™.Animals and plants of all shapes and sizes are included. Discover more about these and many other threatened species. Find out what conservation methods are helping the Blue-throated Macaw, qhere the Pinta Island Tortoise once roamed, qhat efforts are being done to help the 47 remaining Floreana Mockingbirds, rhe reasons behind the dramatic lose of the Globosa Mangrove, and why the Javan Rhino is the world's most endangered mammal. All 365 species profiled include the level of threat, from "Least Concern" to "Extinct in the Wild," authoritative descriptions of why the species is included on The Red List, a location map, and a stunning color photograph.

Publisher: Gland, Switzerland ; IUCN ; Glasgow : HarperCollins, 2011.
ISBN: 9780007419142
Branch Call Number: 578.68 SPECI
Characteristics: 399 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 21 cm.


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