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Hawaii : the ecotravellers' wildlife guide

Author: Les Beletsky
Publisher: San Diego : Academic Press, ©2000.
Series: AP natural world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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People travel to Hawaii for sun, sand, and surf but, increasingly, spend parts of their trips visiting the island's stunning national parks and nature reserves, hiking, birdwatching, kayaking, whale-watching, or snorkeling. Ecotravellers to the islands know that Hawaii is a special place biologically, harboring many native animal and plant species that occur nowhere else on Earth. Contained in this book is all the
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Les Beletsky
ISBN: 0120848139 9780120848133
OCLC Number: 44027036
Description: xv, 416 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Ecotourism and Hawaii --
Hawaii: natural history, geography, and climate --
Habitats and common vegetation / Sarah Reichard --
Parks, preserves, and getting around --
Environmental threats and conservation --
How to use this book: ecology and natural history --
Amphibians and reptiles --
Birds --
Mammals --
Underwater Hawaii / Richard Francis --
Insects and other arthropods / Pete Oboyski.
Series Title: AP natural world.
Other Titles: Ecotravellers' wildlife guide : Hawaii
Responsibility: Les Beletsky.
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Combining general ecological information with basic species and plant identification, this text includes lists of wildlife reserves, other significant sites and present conservation techniques.  Read more...

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