Synopses & Reviews
This new title in an award-winning series celebrates the incredible diversity of the natural world and brings to life the complex relationships between different species and their environment.
Rich, full-color images accompany the text that describes all the major habitats and eco-systems, including deserts, oceans, the tundra and polar regions, forest, grasslands, and even cities. The full gamut of life is covered, from the unusual communities that thrive around undersea volcanic vents to growing human populations and their impact on the delicate balance of both natural and man-made environments.
-Covers key ecological topics including food chains, migration, and climate
-Coverage of relevant websites with details of conservation programs
-Glossary & factlist
About the Author
Clive Gifford is an award-winning author of more than fifty books on the subjects of sports and soccer. His previous titles for Kingfisher include The Kingfisher Soccer Encyclopedia, Soccer Skills, Summer Olympics, and Soccer.
Table of Contents
Our living planet -- Water -- Forests -- Grasslands -- Deserts -- Polar regions -- Islands -- People & the world.