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World Wide Fund for Nature

Works: 1,216 works in 1,636 publications in 3 languages and 12,186 library holdings
Genres: Maps  Juvenile works  Conference proceedings  Pictorial works  Periodicals  Fiction  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Atlases  History 
Roles: Editor, Publisher, Publishing director
Classifications: GE140, 639.99
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Plant invaders : the threat to natural ecosystems by Quentin C. B Cronk( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 865 libraries worldwide
A practical guide to the protection and management of ecosystems against invasions by non-indigenous plant species. The authors seek to offer an accessible account of the subject and how to protect natural habitats. The majority of countries suffer from invasive plants and there are case studies from North America, Europe, Australia, South and South East Asia and the Pacific and Atlantic islands. There is also a list of invasive species, with their countries of origin and regions of introduction
Caring for the earth by Robert Prescott-Allen( Book )
33 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and French and held by 607 libraries worldwide
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Agricultural expansion and tropical deforestation poverty, international trade and land use by Solon Lovett Barraclough( file )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 595 libraries worldwide
The root causes of biodiversity loss by Alexander Wood( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 518 libraries worldwide
This text addresses the findings of the World Wide Fund's Root Causes Project, a multiyear study of 10 biospheres in 10 countries with the purposes of understanding and changing the dynamics and factors that drive the loss of biological diversity. Cases studied are Brazil's Cerrado region, Cameroon's bushmeat and wildlife trading environment, China's southwestern forests, the Danube River Basin, India's Chilika Lake, Mexico's Calakmul region, the mangroves of Pakistan, the Philippines' Cebu, Negros, and Palawan, the Rufiji, Ruvu and Wami mangroves in Tanzania, and Vietnam's northern and central highlands
The Conservation of medicinal plants : proceedings of an international consultation, 21-27 March 1988 held at Chiang Mai, Thailand by O Akerle( Book )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 271 libraries worldwide
Atlas of rain forests : Anna Lewington by Anna Lewington( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
Gives information on the plants, animals and peoples of rain forests all round the world - Western red cedar - Brazil nut tree - Goliath bird-eating spider - Jaguars - Mahogany tree - Mountain gorilla - Oil palm - Tigers - Bamboo - Sloth bears - Rattans - Oran-Utang - Birds of Paradise - Tree kangaroo - Kauri Pine - Aye-Aye - Sumatran rhino
Global action for biodiversity : an international framework for implementing the convention on biological diversity by Timothy M Swanson( Book )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 260 libraries worldwide
"At the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, the nations of the world adopted the Convention on Biological Diversity. Since then, over 160 countries have ratified the Convention, three Conferences of the Parties have taken place and a permanent secretariat has been established. Despite this, there remains a lot of uncertainty and even controversy about what the Convention was intended to accomplish and how it was to do so." "This book, published in association with IUCN - The World Conservation Union, sets out to answer some of these questions by recounting the history of the movements leading up to the Convention, but especially by analysing the forces giving rise to the problem. It provides a specific set of policy prescriptions intended to facilitate the development of institutions and obligations within the international community which will give real effect to the aspirations of the Convention, and to ensure that it has some real effect at ground level." "The book is an excellent introduction to a very topical debate, and a valuable reference point for conservationists, policy makers and students of development studies, environmental studies, environmental policy and conservation biology."--Jacket
Partnerships for protection new strategies for planning and management for protected areas by Sue Stolton( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Taking into consideration the fact that many ecosystems are under-represented in protected areas of land and water and traditional management methods have often been ineffective, this volume describes how improvements can be made. Specifically, it explores ways of ensuring that all major ecosystems are safeguarded, and innovative approaches to conservation involving individuals, communities, companies and governments. The essence of the approach taken in the text is to build partnerships with those who have a stake in the care of land and water resources
Anima mundi by Philip Glass( visu )
7 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
"A rare film experience that draws the viewer closer to the natural world and its species. Face to face encounters with creatures large and small reveal the breadth of this living world"--Container
Centres of plant diversity : a guide and strategy for their conservation by World Wide Fund for Nature( Book )
14 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
Future nature : a vision for conservation by W. M Adams( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
The countryside is changing faster than ever. Fifty years of conservation achievements in the UK are now being confronted by a new complexion of economic forces that are driving change in the countryside. At the same time new ideas in conservation are altering the role that conservation is being asked to play in negotiating the transition from past to future. This revised edition of Bill Adams classic work Future Nature tackles the new challenges in the countryside and wildlife conservation head-on through a new Introduction and Postscript with updated arguments about naturalness and our socia
People, plants, and protected areas : a guide to in situ management by John D Tuxill( Book )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Conservation of plant resources is often focused on seed banks and botanical gardens. However, the two authors of this volume present a comprehensive conservation strategy that complements this ex-situ approach with practical guidance on in-situ management and conservation of plant resources. The book aims to facilitate better management of protected areas and to illustrate new approaches to conservation of plants within their landscapes. It draws on concepts from forestry, the agricultural sciences, anthropology, ethnology and ethnobotany and should be useful to practitioners, academics and p
Caring for the earth : a strategy for survival by Roger Few( Book )
6 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Chimpanzee : habitats, life cycles, food chains, threats by Martin Banks( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
Habitats - Life cycles - Food chains - Threats
Positive measures for technology transfer under the climate change convention by Tim Forsyth( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
The Earthscan action handbook : for people and planet by Miles Litvinoff( Book )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
We have poisoned the air and water on which our lives depend. Poor countries exhaust their land in the struggle to survive while rich countries demand more and more. The Earthscan Action Handbook spells out why things have gone so terribly wrong and what each of us can do to clean up the mess. Each chapter deals with one of the major problems people and the planet now face: meeting the human needs of health, education and social justice as well as the environmental needs of our dying lakes and forests, polluted seas, threatened habitats and endangered species. Packed with suggestions for posit
Guidelines on the conservation of medicinal plants by WHO/IUCN/WWF International Consultation on the Conservation of Medicinal Plants( Book )
8 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
Philip's environment atlas by David Wright( Book )
10 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Maps and text portray the world's ecosystems, environmental concerns, and positive suggestions of what can be done so that human beings can live in harmony with their environment
Living planet report by World Wide Fund for Nature( file )
6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
Forests for life by Edward Parker( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Forests and the world environment - Forests and human life - Disappearing forests - Global warming - Soil loss - Atmospheric pollution - Methods to sustain and increase forest areas
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Alternative Names

controlled identity World Wildlife Fund

controlled identity WWF (Organization)

Fondo mondiale per la natura
Fondo mundial para la naturaleza
Fonds mondial pour la conservation de la nature
Fonds Mondial pour la Nature
Fundo Mondial para la Naturaleza
Fundo Mundial para a Natureza
Fundo Mundial para Natureza
Fundo mundiale para e natureza
Kō̜ngthun ʻAnulak Thammasāt Lōk
Maailman Luonnon Säätiö
Quỹ bảo vệ thiên nhiên thé̂ giới
Shi jie zi rang ji jing hui
Tahirim-Bola Iraisam-Pirenena Misahana ny Fiarovana ny Zavaboary
Vsemirnyĭ fond dikoĭ prirody
Vsemirnyj Fond Dikoj Prirody
Wereld Natuur Fonds
World-Wide Fund for Nature
World Wide Fund for Nature International
World wildlife fund
Worldwide Fund for Nature
WWF international
WWW International
English (151)
French (6)
German (4)
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