Biodiversity : Books
There are 15 documents in this section.
27 November 2008
The first fully-illustrated and comprehensive guide to the world's endangered plants and animals.
20 November 2007
Pictures can tell more than a thousand words, but in the case of a new book published in April, both pictures and words carry a hard punch.
20 November 2007
12 September 2006
The world's religious and spiritual traditions could accelerate advancement towards a better world by weighing in on what constitutes "progress," according to this new book from the Worldwatch Institute.
14 October 2005
Faced with the possibility of losing forever hundreds of thousands of our fellow species, Gunter argues that non-government organisations (NGOs) are uniquely positioned to limit their loss and work towards their preservation.
20 May 2004
Women are the world's great unsung conservationists, often exceeding men in their knowledge and nurturing of domestic and wild plants and animals, according to a new publication by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
19 June 2003
The Action Plans of the IUCN Species Survival Commission represent the best assessment available of international conservation priorities for groups of species.
17 June 2003
This colourful book traces the progress and pitfalls of UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Programme. It provides a useful guide for anyone involved or interested in the Man and the Biosphere network.
1 July 2002
"An Armageddon is approaching at the beginning of the third millennium. But it is not the cosmic war and fiery collapse of mankind foretold in sacred scripture. It is the wreckage of the planet by an exuberantly plentiful and ingenious humanity."
17 April 2002
- Goodbye to Planet 21
- Voices from Planet 21
- Most endangered primates on brink of extinction
- Species decline is threatening people and the planet
- SPECIAL REPORT: Bringing nature back to Holland
- Bees at risk from chemicals increase
- Over 100 endangered species on course for recovery in the United States
- We are using 50 per cent more natural resources than planet can sustain
- European zoos are failing animals and conservation says EU report
- Will crocodiles soon be gone?
- New Russian park will protect world's rarest cat
- Suriname survey reveals 46 new species
- COMMENTARY: Act now to save life in and above our seas
- Mega-dam in Amazonian rainforest halted by indigenous peoples' opposition
- Rhino horn hoard seized in Hong Kong could expose traffickers