📒 Endangered by Eliot Schrefer

Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
ISBN_10 : 9780545470018
Copyright Year : 2012-10-01
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From National Book Award Finalist Eliot Schrefer comes the compelling tale of a girl who must save a group of bonobos -- and herself -- from a violent coup. Congo is a dangerous place, even for people who are trying to do good. When Sophie has to visit her mother at her sanctuary for bonobos, she’s not thrilled to be there. Then Otto, an infant bonobo, comes into her life, and for the first time she feels responsible for another creature. But peace does not last long for Sophie and Otto. When an armed revolution breaks out in the country, the sanctuary is attacked, and the two of them must escape unprepared into the jungle. Caught in the crosshairs of a lethal conflict, they must struggle to keep safe, to eat, and to live. In ENDANGERED, Eliot Schrefer plunges us into a heart-stopping exploration of the things we do to survive, the sacrifices we make to help others, and the tangled geography that ties us all, human and animal, together.

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📒 Endangered by Tim Flach

Genre : Nature
Publisher : Abrams
ISBN_10 : 9781683351153
Copyright Year : 2017-10-24
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In Endangered, the result of an extraordinary multiyear project to document the lives of threatened species, acclaimed photographer Tim Flach explores one of the most pressing issues of our time. Traveling around the world—to settings ranging from forest to savannah to the polar seas to the great coral reefs—Flach has constructed a powerful visual record of remarkable animals and ecosystems facing harsh challenges. Among them are primates coping with habitat loss, big cats in a losing battle with human settlements, elephants hunted for their ivory, and numer­ous bird species taken as pets. With eminent zoologist Jonathan Baillie providing insightful commentary on this ambitious project, Endangered unfolds as a series of vivid, interconnected stories that pose gripping moral dilemmas, unforgettably expressed by more than 180 of Flach’s incred­ible images.

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📒 Endangered Species by Alexandra Columbus

Genre : Law
Publisher : Nova Science Pub Incorporated
ISBN_10 : 1606922416
Copyright Year : 2009-01-01
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Endangered species can be defined as a group of animals or plants in danger of becoming extinct. This book presents an overview of such species as a result of certain factors such as climate change, extensive urbanisation, overgrazing, and agricultural expansion. The first chapter of this book describes China's attempt to protect its rare, threatened, and endangered species in their natural habitats. It identifies the root causes of species loss as well as China's participation in international environmental conventions and its participation in non-governmental organisations (NGO's). Chapter Two reviews the ways in which the abundance of endangered marine benthic species are estimated using distance sampling through SCUBA diving. Distance sampling is a widely used set of methods for estimating abundance and/or density of biological populations. It is a standard method for abundance estimations for many endangered species. Chapter Three reviews the causes of medicinal species endangerment in the Middle East as well as conservations measures that are being used to protect and preserve them from extinction. Chapter 4 describes a species known as Pine marten (or Martes martes), which is an animal in the weasel family. This chapter reviews the reasons why this species is in danger of extinction (such as the presence of incidental killings, forest reduction, and habitat fragmentation in recent years) as well as the measures that have to be taken to prevent a further decline in population. The northern pike, one of the most important freshwater fish, might become an endangered species due to its rapid decline in population from overfishing, habitat reduction, and climate changes. Chapter Five addresses these problems as well as explores the actual conservation and management state of this species in Europe, comparing genetic and molecular ecology data obtained for European and North American populations. Chapter Six is a description of a case study of the river otter, Lontra longicaudis annectens, present in Central Mexico, and the ways in which ecological niche modelling and place prioritisation procedures were used to identify areas for conservation and restoration for this species. Chapter Seven describes the impact that deforestation has on biodiversity conservation in Mexico by measuring its effects on mammal species' distributions, delineation of biogeographical regionalisation, the effectiveness of conservation area networks and area prioritisation for biodiversity conservation. Finally, the last chapter of this book presents an overview of the global usage of felines in traditional folk medicine and as a result, their danger of becoming extinct.

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Genre : Nature
Publisher : Macmillan Reference USA
ISBN_10 : UCSD:31822027928670
Copyright Year : 1999
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Describes the various animals and plants throughout the world whose survival is being threatened and the steps being taken to save them from extinction.

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📒 Endangered Animals by Richard P. Reading

Genre : Nature
Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN_10 : 0313308160
Copyright Year : 2000
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Presents unique case studies of 49 endangered species, which provide students with the conflicting issues surrounding conservation efforts.

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Genre : Endangered species
Publisher : Beacham Publishing Corporation
ISBN_10 : 0787649988
Copyright Year : 1998
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This comprehensive resource presents data on all species listed as threatened or endangered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Entries include a description and photograph of each animal and a discussion of its behavior, habitat, distribution and threats. Each entry concludes with a summary of conservation and recovery efforts.

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📒 Endangered by Rick Wilkinson

Genre : Endangered species
Publisher :
ISBN_10 : 1865086649
Copyright Year : 2002
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A fascinating look at endangered animals and what zoos and wildlife organisations are doing to increase the chances of survival for a number of species.

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Publisher : Crabtree Publishing Company
ISBN_10 : 0778734153
Copyright Year : 2009
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Presents information about endangered animals for each letter of the alphabet, from apes, through the Japanese crane, to zebras.

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Genre : Science
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN_10 : 376435321X
Copyright Year : 1996-01-26
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This publication stands out from many others on fish conservation in that it deals exclusively with freshwater fish of European waters. Thirty-four contributions offer up-to-date reviews on the conservation status of freshwater fish in ten European countries and research results in genetics, systematics and ecology of more than twenty endangered European fish taxa. Selected examples show the changes in the fish communities of whole catchment areas under human influence in the past decades. Not only scientists in fish biology, but also fishery managers and hydraulic engineers will find new insights into the biology of endangered fish species and basic data in order to elaborate specific conservation measures for the local survival of these taxa. Series: Advances in Life Sciences Contents: Introduction General considerations regarding the decline of species /A. Lelek Red lists Threatened freshwater fishes of Great Britain/P. S. Maitland and A. A. Lyle Scottish natural heritage and fish conservation in Scotland/ K. E. Sweetman, P. S. Maitland, and A. A. Lyle Endangered freshwater fish in Ireland/D. T. G. Quigley and K. Flannery Endangered freshwater fish: The situation in France/ P. Keith and J. Allardi Endangered freshwater fish of Spain/B. Elvira The Red Data List of the freshwater lampreys (Cyclostomata) and fishes (Pisces) of Slovenia/M. Povz Threatened freshwater fish in Hungary/K. Keresztessyv Vanishing freshwater fish species of Slovakia/J. Holcik The status of the fish fauna in Czech Republic/S. Lusk Endangered fishes of the River Morava (Czech Republic)/P. Jurajda and M. Penaz Species conservation: Ecology, taxonomy and genetics Long-term changes in the fish community of Neusiedler See (Brugenland, Austria)/E. Mikschi, G. Wolfram and A. Wais Natural regeneration of endangered fish populations in the Pilica drainage basin after reducing human impacts/ T. Penczak Fish conservation in Switzerland - three case studies/A. Kirchhofer The decline of the European sturgeon Acipenser sturio in the Baltic and North Sea/L. Debus Occurrence and distribution of twaite shad (Alosa fallax Lacepede) in the lower Elbe River, Germany/R. Thiel, A. Sepulveda and S. Oesmann Rehabilitation of salmon (Salmo salar L.) in Denmark; state, objectives and methods/P. Geertz-Hansen and J. Jorgensen The role of natural and artificial propagation on the genetic diversity of brown trout (Salmo trutta L.) of the upper Rhone drainage/C. R. Largiader, A. Scholl, and R. Guyomard Cellulose acetate electrophoresis for screening transferrin polymorphism in brown trout (Salmo trutta L.) populations/C. R. Largiader and A. Scholl Decline and conservation of migrating brown trout (Salmo trutta f. lacustris L.) of Lake Constance/C. Ruhle The conservation ecology of Coregonus albula and C. lavaretus in England and Wales, UK/I. J. Winfield, D. Craag-Hine, J. M. Fletcher and P. R. Cubby Gonadal abnormalities in Coregonus peled Gmel. x Coregonus lavaretus L. Hybrids, introduced into natural waters/K. Demska-Zakes and A. Mamcarz Threatened populations and conservation of the European grayling, Thymallus thymallus (L., 1758)/H. Persat Reproduction and habitat preference of the threatened spirlin (Aburnoides bipunctatus Bloch) and soufie (Leuciscus souffia Risso) under laboratory conditions (Teleostei: Cyprinidae)/R. Bless Distribution of YOY-barbel Barbus barbus (L.) in the River Sieg/Germany/J. Freyhof Drift, habitat choice and growth of the nase (chandrostoma nasus , Cyprinidae) during early life stages/K. Hofer and A. Kirchhofer Chondrostoma nasus - its reproduction strategy and possible reasons for a widely observed population decline - a review/ M. Penaz Contribution to the knowledge of the distribution and spawning grounds Chondrostoma nasus and Chondrostoma toxostoma (Pisces, Cyprinidae) in Switzerland/S. Zbinden and K. -J. Maier Spawning grounds of Chondrostoma soetta Bonaparte, 1840 (Cyprinidae) in Southern Switzerland/M. Zeh and J. Ortlepp The artificial propagation and culture of young weatherfish (Mishgurnus fossilis L.)/J. Kouril, J. Hamackova. Z. Adamek, I. Sukop, I. Stibranyiova and R. Vachta Description of Knipowitschia punctatissima croatica , (Pisces: Gobiidae), a new freshwater goby from Dalmatia, Croatia/M. Mrakovcic, M. Kerovec, S. Misetic and D. Schneider The sculpin of the Lez spring (South France), Cottus petiti (Bacescu and Bacescu - Mester, 1964), one of the most threatened fish species in Europe/H. Persat, D. Beaudou and J. Freyhof Conservation of samaruc, Valencia hispanica (Valeciennes, 1846), (Pisces: Cyprinodontidae), and endemic and endangered species, in the community of Valencia (east Spain)/M. Planelles and S. Reyna Workshop Reports Workshop I: Faunistic surveys and vulnerability assessments/P. S. Maitland Workshop II: Conservation of European mudminnow, Umbra krameri /J. Wanzenbock Workshop III: Management and rehabilitation of habitat of endangered fishes/A. Lelek

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📒 Endangered Species Act by Donald C. Baur

Genre : Law
Publisher : American Bar Association
ISBN_10 : 1604425806
Copyright Year : 2010
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"As Secretary of the Interior, implementing the Endangered Species Act was one of my most important, and challenging, responsibilities. All who deal with this complex and critical law need a clear and comprehensive guide to its provisions, interpretation, and implementation. With chapters written by some of the foremost practitioners in the field, the new edition of Endangered Species Act: Law, Policy, and Perspectives is an essential reference for conservationists and the regulated community and the attorneys who represent them."---Bruce Babbbitt, former Secretary of the Interior "In January 1973, when i introduced in Congress the bill that would become the Endangered Species Act, I described it as one of the most important pieces of legislation needed if we were to conserve, protect, and propagate our thereatened fish and our wildlife resources, which were diminishing too rapidly. I am proud to have introduced the original bill and even prouder that, in the ensuing years, the Endangered Species Act has saved hundreds of species from extinction. We have learned much along the way about the conservation of endangered species, the needs of the regulated community, and how the Endangered Species Act can successfully reconcile the two. It is important that we have a comprehensive understanding of the problems and potential of this landmark law."---John D. Dingell, U.S. House of Representatives, Michigan "Possibly the single most effective legislative effort of modern times to ensure that our children and grandchildren can enjoy the blessings of nature that were passed on to our generation was the enactment of the landmark Endangered Species Act (ESA) in 1973. The ESA has allowed the United States to make great advances in protecting the web of life that enables the intricate coexistence of man, plant, and animal. In my role as Chairman of the House Committee on Natural Resources, I recognize the role of the Endangered Species Act in helping us to fulfill our stewardship responsibilities while balancing local concerns and economic needs. Understanding how the ESA works is essential to its continued success."---Nick J. Rahall, II, U.S. House of Representatives, West Virginia "After a lifetime of studying, writing about, and being amazed by the diversity of life, I remain convinced that failing to do everything we can to protect it is the folly future generations are least likely to forgive us. The Endangered Species Act is one of the most far-sighted and important laws ever adopted. A thorough understanding of how the law works, the major policy issues surrounding it, and how to resolve those issues will ensure the law's continued success in protecting biodiversity. Endangered Species Act: Law, Policy, and Perspectives provides readers with the needed insight to this critically important law."---Edward O. Wilson, University Research Professor Emeritus at Harvard University and Honorary Curator in Entomology at the Museum of Comparative Zoology

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