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Hotspots Revisited: Earth's Biologically Richest and Most Endangered Terrestrial Ecoregions

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For decades, Conservation International has devoted itself not only to saving endangered regions on the planet but also to chronicling, in lavish volumes, the biodiversity of these areas. These volumes, according to Choice, are"a superbly produced . . . source of hard-to-find information on biodiversity, biogreography, and conservation."

Hotspots Revisited continues this rich tradition, drawing on the organization's continuing work to identify, research, and documentand#160;biologically diverse yet dangerously threatened regions. The first Hotspots volume identified twenty-five endangered regions; Hotspots Revisited reveals an astonishing nine additional areas, from Melanesia to northern Mexico, that now meet the same criteria.

Hotspots Revisited presents the most up-to-date analyses of the ecology of these endangered areasand#8212;including new information on freshwater fish and other animal populations. But the heart of the volume is in the hundreds of vibrant color photographs of the animals and plants under threat. Magnificent in conception and flawless in execution, Hotspots Revisited is equally at home on a scientist's shelf or an ecotourist's coffee table.

About the Author

Russell A. Mittermeier is president of Conservation International. Patricio Robles Gil is founder and president of Agrupaciand#243;n Sierra Madre and Unidos para la Conservaciand#243;n. Michael Hoffman is a biologist, John Pilgrim is a biodiversity analyst, and Thomas Brooks heads the Conservation Synthesis Department, all with the Center for Applied Biodiversity Science at Conservation International. Cristina Goettsch Mittermeier is a marine biologist and professional photographer at Conservation International. John Lamoreux is a doctoral candidate in environmental science at the University of Virginia. Gustavo A. B. da Fonseca is the executive vice president of Conservation International.

Product Details

ISBN:
9789686397772
Author:
Mittermeier, Russell
Publisher:
Conservation International
Author:
Brooks, Thomas
Author:
Lamoreux, John
Author:
Hoffman, Michael
Author:
Pilgrim, John
Author:
Mittermeier, Cristina Goettsch
Author:
Seligmann, Peter A.
Author:
Gil, Patricio Robles
Author:
Fonseca, Gustavo A. B. Da
Author:
Ford, Harrison
Author:
Mittermeier, Russell A.
Subject:
Wildlife
Subject:
Ecology
Subject:
Nature Studies-World Wildlife
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Care & Welfare
Publication Date:
20050631
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
illustrated in color throughout
Pages:
392
Dimensions:
14.25 x 11.75 in

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