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Hope for Animals and Their World: How Endangered Species Are Being Rescued from the Brink
Hope for Animals and Their World: How Endangered Species Are Being Rescued from the Brink
by Jane Goodall
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At a time when animal species are becoming extinct on every continent and we are confronted with bad news about the environment nearly every day, Jane Goodall, one of the world's most renowned scientists, brings us inspiring news about the future of the... (read more)

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Lost Animals: Extinction and the Photographic Record
Lost Animals: Extinction and the Photographic Record
by Errol Fuller
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"The species accounts are engaging, and I can truthfully say that I learned something in every case. The photographs are fascinating and sobering."--Luke Hunter, author of Carnivores of the... (read more)

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Listed: Dispatches from America's Endangered Species Act
Listed: Dispatches from America's Endangered Species Act
by Joe Roman
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2012 Rachel Carson Environment Book Award, Society of Environmental... (read more)

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Wild Ones: A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story about Looking at People Looking at Animals in America
Wild Ones: A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story about Looking at People Looking at Animals in America
by Jon Mooallem
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Field notes from an age of extinction, tracking the ever-shifting meaning of Americas animals throughout history to understand the current moment. Journalist Jon Mooallem has watched his little daughter's world overflow with animals — butterfly... (read more)

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The Northwest Salmon Crisis: A Documentary History
The Northwest Salmon Crisis: A Documentary History
by Joseph Cone
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In this acclaimed volume, knowledgeable observers of salmon history select and comment on the documents that they feel most clearly reveal the causes of today's crisis. The eighty documents span a period of 140 years and address such issues as habitat... (read more)

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Rare: Portraits of America's Endangered Species
Rare: Portraits of America's Endangered Species
by Joel Sartore
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When a few of these photographs first appeared in the National Geographic magazine January 2009 issue, they were hailed as an arresting reminder of the hundreds of species teetering on the brink of final extinction — more than 1,200 animals and... (read more)

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Fate of the Wild: The Endangered Species Act and the Future of Biodiversity
Fate of the Wild: The Endangered Species Act and the Future of Biodiversity
by Bonnie B Burgess
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Given widespread concern over the worldwide loss of biodiversity and popular crusades to "save" endangered species and habitats, why has the Endangered Species Act remained unauthorized since October 1992? In Fate of the Wild Bonnie B. Burgess... (read more)

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Endangered: Biodiversity on the Brink
Endangered: Biodiversity on the Brink
by Mitch Tobin
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Urban sprawl, wasteful water use, increasingly ferocious wildfires, changing weather patterns, chronic political infighting. These are but a few of the problems facing animal and plant species throughout the United States and the world. One law, the... (read more)

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Endangered: Wildlife on the Brink of Extinction
Endangered: Wildlife on the Brink of Extinction
by George Mcgavin
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A beautifully illustrated book on endangered species and the opportunities to save them. In Kids' Healthy Lunchbox Cara Hobday proposes healthy, quick recipes for packed lunches kids can take to school each morning. The nutrients provided by each lunch... (read more)

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Millipedes and Moon Tigers: Science and Policy in an Age of Extinction
Millipedes and Moon Tigers: Science and Policy in an Age of Extinction
by Steve Nash
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Nash reports on the controversies over genetically modified pines and poplars - "science fiction trees" - and how fears of their escape into wild forests has prompted some environments [illegible] to go so far as to sabotage corporate laboratories. The... (read more)

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Once and Future Giants: What Ice Age Extinctions Tell Us about the Fate of Earth's Largest Animals
Once and Future Giants: What Ice Age Extinctions Tell Us about the Fate of Earth's Largest Animals
by Sharon Levy
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Until about 13,000 years ago, North America was home to a menagerie of massive mammals. Mammoths, camels, and lions walked the ground that has become Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles and foraged on the marsh land now buried beneath Chicago's streets... (read more)

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Life in the Valley of Death: The Fight to Save Tigers in a Land of Guns, Gold, and Greed
Life in the Valley of Death: The Fight to Save Tigers in a Land of Guns, Gold, and Greed
by Alan Rabinowitz
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Dubbed the Indiana Jones of wildlife science by The New York Times, Alan Rabinowitz has devotedand#151;and riskedand#151;his life to protect natureand#8217;s great endangered mammals. He has journeyed to the remote corners of the earth in search of wild... (read more)

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No Turning Back: The Life and Death of Animal Species
No Turning Back: The Life and Death of Animal Species
by Richard Ellis
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A noted naturalist's fascinating inquiry into the life and death of animal species Just about every species that has ever lived on earth is extinct. The trilobites, which dominated the ocean floors for 300 million years, are gone. The last of the... (read more)

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Bringing Back the Dodo: Lessons in Natural and Unnatural History
Bringing Back the Dodo: Lessons in Natural and Unnatural History
by Wayne Grady
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Endangered and Threatened Wildlife of New Jersey
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife of New Jersey
by Bruce E Beans
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Every corner of New Jersey harbors natural wildlife of such value that it attracts birders and other naturalists from around the world. From the barrier beaches and coastal marshes at the ocean’s edge, through the flood plain forests and pine... (read more)

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Priceless: The Vanishing Beauty of a Fragile Planet
Priceless: The Vanishing Beauty of a Fragile Planet
by Bradley Trev Greive
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Everyone has heard about animals that are now extinct. But author Bradley Trevor Greive wants everyone to learn about animals that can be saved'and then to do something about it.In inspiring narrative and striking photographs of everything from humpback... (read more)

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Nevermore: A Book of Hours
Nevermore: A Book of Hours
by David Day
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NEVERMORE: A Book of Hours is a distillation of thirty years of research and meditation by author and poet David Day, an acknowledged authority on the extinction of species. In its conception and approach, NEVERMORE is unlike any other natural history... (read more)

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Going, Going, Gone: 100 Animals and Plants on the Verge of Extinction
Going, Going, Gone: 100 Animals and Plants on the Verge of Extinction
by Various
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We asked 100 conservation groups around the world: 'if you could pick one species that epitomises your work, which would it be?' From the RSPB to WWF to the Cheetah Conservation Fund, and many, many more, the answers came rolling in. Each provided a... (read more)

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The Ghost with Trembling Wings: Science, Wishful Thinking, and the Search for Lost Species
The Ghost with Trembling Wings: Science, Wishful Thinking, and the Search for Lost Species
by Scott Weidensaul
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“A thoughtful examination of the machinery of extinction . . . By turns harrowing and elegiac, thrilling and informative.” —Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times Three or four times an hour, eighty or more times a day, a unique... (read more)

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Wild Dog Dreaming: Love and Extinction (Under the Sign of Nature: Explorations in Ecocriticism)
Wild Dog Dreaming: Love and Extinction (Under the Sign of Nature: Explorations in Ecocriticism)
by Deborah Bird Rose
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We are living in the midst of the Earth's sixth great extinction event, the first one caused by a single species: our own. In Wild Dog Dreaming, Deborah Bird Rose explores what constitutes an ethical relationship with nonhuman others in this era of loss.... (read more)

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