skip to content
Animals on the edge : science races to save species threatened with extinction Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Animals on the edge : science races to save species threatened with extinction

Author: Sandy Pobst; National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2008.
Series: National Geographic investigates.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Stresses the importance of saving endangered species and discusses how scientists are using the latest technology to survey animal populations, to track down and arrest those who prey on endangered wildlife, and to breed animals in captivity.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sandy Pobst; National Geographic Society (U.S.)
ISBN: 9781426303586 1426303580 9781426302657 1426302657
OCLC Number: 182528075
Description: 64 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 26 cm.
Contents: Animals in danger : Nowhere to hide --
Protecting animals --
Global warming --
Why worry about animals? Counting heads (and tails) : Canines for conservation --
The census counts --
Barcode of life --
Tracking them down --
Sea survey --
Smile! --
If you cannot look, listen. The law is on their side : DNA detectives --
Looking out for bears --
Meet a conservation biologist. Helping Mother Nature : Captive breeding programs --
Survival school --
Improving the gene pool --
Seeing double --
A zoo without elephants? --
Copy cats. Determined detectives : Calling all amphibians! --
Fungus fighters --
Clues to the cause --
Looking for a cure --
Unbalanced habitats. A view from above : Rain forests of the sea --
Biodiversity --
Eye in the sky --
Coral reef fast facts --
Truth on the ground.
Series Title: National Geographic investigates.
Responsibility: by Sandra Pobst.

Abstract:

Introduces young readers to the scientists, conservationists, and educators who are committed to the preservation of endangered species around the world. This book examines threats to animals in the  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/182528075> # Animals on the edge : science races to save species threatened with extinction
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "182528075" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/dcu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1277713931#Place/washington_d_c> ; # Washington, D.C.
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/333.9542/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/591.68/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1175253> ; # Wildlife conservation
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1277713931#Topic/wildlife_conservation> ; # Wildlife conservation
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/909658> ; # Endangered species
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1277713931#Topic/endangered_species> ; # Endangered species
    schema:audience <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/182528075#Audience> ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/158995319> ; # National Geographic Society (U.S.)
    schema:copyrightYear "2008" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/55983606> ; # Sandy Pobst
    schema:datePublished "2008" ;
    schema:description "Animals in danger : Nowhere to hide -- Protecting animals -- Global warming -- Why worry about animals? Counting heads (and tails) : Canines for conservation -- The census counts -- Barcode of life -- Tracking them down -- Sea survey -- Smile! -- If you cannot look, listen. The law is on their side : DNA detectives -- Looking out for bears -- Meet a conservation biologist. Helping Mother Nature : Captive breeding programs -- Survival school -- Improving the gene pool -- Seeing double -- A zoo without elephants? -- Copy cats. Determined detectives : Calling all amphibians! -- Fungus fighters -- Clues to the cause -- Looking for a cure -- Unbalanced habitats. A view from above : Rain forests of the sea -- Biodiversity -- Eye in the sky -- Coral reef fast facts -- Truth on the ground."@en ;
    schema:description "Stresses the importance of saving endangered species and discusses how scientists are using the latest technology to survey animal populations, to track down and arrest those who prey on endangered wildlife, and to breed animals in captivity."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1277713931> ;
    schema:genre "Literature"@en ;
    schema:genre "Juvenile works"@en ;
    schema:genre "Children's nonfiction"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1277713931#Series/national_geographic_investigates> ; # National Geographic investigates.
    schema:name "Animals on the edge : science races to save species threatened with extinction"@en ;
    schema:productID "182528075" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/182528075#PublicationEvent/washington_d_c_national_geographic_2008> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1277713931#Agent/national_geographic> ; # National Geographic
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781426303586> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781426302657> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA883370> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/182528075> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1277713931#Agent/national_geographic> # National Geographic
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "National Geographic" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1277713931#Place/washington_d_c> # Washington, D.C.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Washington, D.C." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1277713931#Series/national_geographic_investigates> # National Geographic investigates.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/182528075> ; # Animals on the edge : science races to save species threatened with extinction
    schema:name "National Geographic investigates." ;
    schema:name "National Geographic investigates" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1175253> # Wildlife conservation
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Wildlife conservation"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/909658> # Endangered species
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Endangered species"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/158995319> # National Geographic Society (U.S.)
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "National Geographic Society (U.S.)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/55983606> # Sandy Pobst
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Pobst" ;
    schema:givenName "Sandy" ;
    schema:name "Sandy Pobst" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781426302657>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1426302657" ;
    schema:isbn "9781426302657" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781426303586>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1426303580" ;
    schema:isbn "9781426303586" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/182528075>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/182528075> ; # Animals on the edge : science races to save species threatened with extinction
    schema:dateModified "2019-02-15" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.