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Author Jepson, Paul (Paul Robert)
Title Conservation : a beginner's guide / Paul Jepson and Richard Ladle.
Imprint Oxford : Oneworld, 2010.
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 Main Collection  QH75 .J47 2010    AVAILABLE


Call # QH75 .J47 2010
Phys. Description x, 193 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Series Oneworld beginner's guides
Oneworld beginners' guides.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. [175]-182) and index.
Contents The scope of conservation -- The conservation movement -- Building influence -- Science-based conservation -- Taking action -- Financing conservation -- Conservation's critics -- Twenty-first-century conservation.
Summary As we are faced with unprecedented environmental challenges, the need to protect nature has never been so pressing. This concise guide introduces the reader to all aspects of modern conservation and explains how we can all do our bit to protect the planet's species. Essential - and inspiring - reading for anyone who does not want to see the last of pandas, polar bears, and parrots.
Subject Nature conservation.
Wildlife conservation.
Alt Author Ladle, Richard J.
ISBN 9781851687145 (pbk.)