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The spine of the continent : the most ambitious wildlife conservation project ever undertaken

Author: Mary Ellen Hannibal
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, ©2012.
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As climate change encroaches, animals and plants around the globe are having their habitats pulled out from under them. At the same time, human development has made islands out of even our largest nature reserves, stranding the biodiversity other lives within them. The Spine of the Continent introduces readers to the most ambitious wildlife conservation effort ever undertaken: to create linked protected areas  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hannibal, Mary Ellen.
Spine of the continent.
Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2012020223
(OCoLC)756579030
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Ellen Hannibal
ISBN: 9780762788828 0762788828
OCLC Number: 816677878
Description: 1 online resource : maps
Responsibility: Mary Ellen Hannibal.

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As climate change encroaches, animals and plants around the globe are having their habitats pulled out from under them. At the same time, human development has made islands out of even our largest nature reserves, stranding the biodiversity other lives within them. The Spine of the Continent introduces readers to the most ambitious wildlife conservation effort ever undertaken: to create linked protected areas extending from the Yukon to Mexico, the entire length of North America. -- Jacket, p. [2].

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