The Resource Wild lives : leading conservationists on the animals and the planet they love, Lori Robinson and Janie Chodosh

Wild lives : leading conservationists on the animals and the planet they love, Lori Robinson and Janie Chodosh

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Wild lives : leading conservationists on the animals and the planet they love
Title
Wild lives
Title remainder
leading conservationists on the animals and the planet they love
Statement of responsibility
Lori Robinson and Janie Chodosh
Creator
Contributor
Author
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Passionate and inspiring, Wild Lives is an important and timely reminder of the beauty and fragility of our world and the obligation that every person has towards preserving it
Title
Wild lives
Creator
Contributor
Summary
Today we are faced with the alarming possibility that as many as 50 percent of species alive will become extinct within this century. This statistic is so staggering that scientists have begun to refer to the twenty-first century as the “sixth extinction.” But while this is alarming, all hope is not lost; conservation experts across the globe are working tirelessly to preserve our planet for future generations. In Wild Lives, twenty of these pioneers share their stories via exclusive interviews
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10566956
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
333.95/4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Target audience
adult
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leading conservationists on the animals and the planet they love
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leading conservationists on the animals and the planet they love
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Lori Robinson, and Janie Chodosh
Wild lives : leading conservationists on the animals and the planet they love, Lori Robinson and Janie Chodosh
Label
Wild lives : leading conservationists on the animals and the planet they love, Lori Robinson and Janie Chodosh
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Foreword by Carl Safina"--Dust jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Thomas Lovejoy, Ph.D. : the man who coined "biological diversity" -- Beverly and Dereck Joubert : ambassadors for African wildlife and wilderness -- Anne Innis Dagg, Ph.D. : necks' best thing -- Yossi Leshem, Ph.D. : using birds as peacemakers in the Middle East -- Laurie Marker, Ph.D. : cheetahs' best friend -- Dr. Kushal Konwar Sarma, Ph.D. : the man who speaks for Asian elephants -- Paul Hilton : investigative photojournalist of the illegal wildlife trade -- Steven Amstrup, Ph.D.: saving the world one polar bear at a time -- Meg Lowman, Ph.D. : a real-life lorax -- Richard O'Barry : from dolphin trainer to dolphin defender -- George Schaller, Ph.D. : global wildlife hero -- Grace Ge Gabriel : Chinese champion for animals -- David Parsons : carnivore conservation biologist -- Ian Craig : peace maker -- Megan Parker, Ph.D. : canines and conservation -- Farwiza Farhan : fighting for the Leuser Ecosystem -- Dominique Bikaba : gorilla warrior -- Craig Packer, Ph.D. : outspoken champion of Africa's lions -- Dee Boersma, Ph.D. : penguins, a love story -- Mike Chase, Ph.D. : census taker of African elephants
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 201 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781510713642
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2017005266
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, portraits (some color)
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(OCoLC)981907704

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