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The snow leopard project : and other adventures in warzone conservation

Author: Alex Dehgan
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Looks at how an international group is working to preserve Afghanistan's wildlife in the wake of years of war, describing how they have risked their safety to create a national park, perform wildlife surveys, and fight poaching.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Dehgan, Alex.
Snow leopard project.
New York : PublicAffairs, 2019
(DLC) 2018029065
(OCoLC)1033597313
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Dehgan
ISBN: 9781541767775 1541767772 9781610396967 1610396960
OCLC Number: 1081422558
Description: 1 online resource : color illustrations
Contents: Bird-watching with the Taliban --
The snow leopard start-up --
Afghanistan's biological silk road --
The ordinary extraordinary life in Kabul --
The forgotten peoples on the roof of the world --
The Buddhas of Band-e-Amir --
Vampires in the land of light --
The search for the last Afghan cheetah --
Adventures in conservation diplomacy --
Back in the CCCP --
The snow leopard comforter --
Epilogue: the snow leopard project.
Responsibility: Alex Dehgan.

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A remarkable story of a scientist's heroic efforts to save and preserve Afghanistan's wildlife surrounded by danger and destruction offers a unique portrait of a culture that derives immense pride  Read more...

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