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The atlas of global conservation : changes, challenges and opportunities to make a difference

Author: Jennifer L Molnar; Jonathan M Hoekstra
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Map : Atlas : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Atlas of Global Conservation is a premier resource for everyone concerned about the natural world. Top scientists at the Nature Conservancy have joined forces to create this guide to the state of the planet today. With over 80 full-color maps and other graphics contextualized with clear, informative discussion, this book offers an unprecedented view of trends across the world's terrestrial, marine, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Maps
Material Type: Atlas
Document Type: Map
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer L Molnar; Jonathan M Hoekstra
ISBN: 0520262565 9780520262560
OCLC Number: 1056486731
Description: 1 atlas (xv, 234 pages) : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
Cartographic Mathematical Data: Scale not given.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Habitats --
3. Species --
4. A world of change --
5. Taking action --
6. Conclusion: our future, our choices.
Responsibility: Jonathan Hoekstra [and others] ; edited by Jennifer L. Molnar.

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"The Atlas of Global Conservation is a premier resource for everyone concerned about the natural world. Top scientists at the Nature Conservancy have joined forces to create this guide to the state of the planet today. With over 80 full-color maps and other graphics contextualized with clear, informative discussion, this book offers an unprecedented view of trends across the world's terrestrial, marine, and freshwater environments. Interspersed throughout, essays by noted international authorities point the way forward in confronting some of our greatest conservation challenges"--Jacket.

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