Saving Wild

Author: Lori Robinson
Publisher: New Insights Press
ISBN: 0996548645
Release Date: 2016-02-12
Genre: Nature

An Anthology of readings from 50 leading conservationists discussing "what motivates them" to keep working at saving some of the most endangered species and threatened areas of the planet.

Conservation and You

Author: Nicholas Faulkner
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 9781508181453
Release Date: 2018-07-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

This book analyzes critical topics that include the importance of conservation and the immediate and long-term threats posed to our air, forests, oceans, and even the soil beneath our feet, which, interestingly, contains in one tablespoon more organisms than all humans on Earth. Readers also learn how people are putting grey water to use (some water that flows down our drains) and how one young man developed a system to clean up half the garbage in the oceans within five years. Also included is an insightful "Myths and Facts" section, along with "10 Great Questions to Ask Your Science Teacher."

Renewable Resources and You

Author: Nicholas Faulkner
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 9781508181576
Release Date: 2018-07-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

This captivating book teaches readers that renewable energy is energy captured from the sun, wind, water, Earth's own heat, and biomass. Further though, it examines the issues related to consumption in general and steers readers, in a practical way, toward being more conservation-minded. Readers learn how to eco-energize at school and make green choices at home. The book also includes a captivating "10 Great Questions to Ask a Science Teacher" and a "Myths and Facts" section to help readers become proactive on the issue.

Wild Lives

Author: Lori Robinson
Publisher: Skyhorse
ISBN: 1510713646
Release Date: 2017-04-18
Genre: Nature

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. Coming from different countries, diverse cultures, and a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds and specializing in different species, all of these conservationists have an important characteristic in common: they have committed their lives to saving our planet and the majestic species that call it home. These esteemed contributors include: •Beverly and Dereck Joubert, National Geographic filmmakers and big cat experts •Ric O’Barry, dolphin advocate and trainer of Flipper •George Schaller, famed field biologist and author •Yossi Leshem, Israeli ornithologist •Dominique Bikaba, gorilla activist •Paul Hilton, award-winning wildlife photographer 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.

Saving Species

Author: Jess French
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781526360953
Release Date: 2018-10-04
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

From the well-known faces of conservation, such as polar bears, tigers and orangutans, to the lesser-known threatened Malagasy rainbow frog, kakapo and bee, this striking book looks at 38 endangered animals from around the world and the conservation efforts that are being undertaken to save them. Written by vet, conservationist and TV presenter, Dr Jess French, and illustrated in a striking graphic artwork style, Saving Species is sure to inspire future conservationists and animal lovers of all ages.

International Directory of Company Histories

Author: Tina Grant
Publisher: St James Press
ISBN: UCLA:L0079823431
Release Date: 2000-02-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Multi-volume major reference work bringing together histories of companies that are a leading influence in a particular industry or geographic location. For students, job candidates, business executives, historians and investors.

Dodo

Author: Anna TC Feistner
Publisher: Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust
ISBN: 1900375079
Release Date: 2001
Genre:

Scientific journal from Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust published in 2001.

Black Lechwe

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: STANFORD:36105016970563
Release Date: 1985
Genre: Wildlife conservation


Defenders of Wildlife

Author: Defenders of Wildlife
Publisher:
ISBN: UOM:39015049336988
Release Date: 1975
Genre: Wildlife conservation


Tribune

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: UCAL:B3914491
Release Date: 1974
Genre: Sri Lanka