Conservation of Wildlife & Habitats


"Water Meadows"

History, Ecology and Conservation

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Talks about some of the most evocative and threatened features of the landscape of southern England. This book explores the ecology and history of water meadows. It asks when and where the art of 'floating' originated, and explains its hydrology. It also investigates water meadows' conservation status and potential for the future. With 25 colour, 25 black and white. Paperback, 160 pages. Size: 246 x 185 mm. Weight: 450g.
Author:  (Cook, Hadrian F., ed.)
ISBN:  1905119127
Publisher:  Windgather Press
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Conservation of Wildlife & Habitats

"Disappearing World"

The Earth's Most Extraordinary and Endangered Places

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Disappearing World uncovers the dramatic story behind over 100 of the most threatened World Heritage Sites. Sites of natural and cultural significance have been preserved as World Heritage Sites since 1972 with 851 locations now on the official list. Although this offers some level of protection, it does not make them completely safe. With illustrations. Hardback, 272 pages. Size: 286 x 256 mm. Weight: 1527g.
Author:  Addison, Alonzo C.
ISBN:  0007261187
Publisher:  Harpercollins Publishers
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Conservation of Wildlife & Habitats

"Creating a Garden Wildlife Pond"

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A companion volume to the successful Garden Wildlife Survival Guide and Garden Bird Survival Guide. With 48 colour illustrations. Paperback, 32 pages. Size: 208 x 142 mm. Weight: 74g.
Author:  Bevan, Dave
ISBN:  1860542123
Publisher:  Interpet Publishing
Date:  2002  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Conservation of Wildlife & Habitats

"Whale Watcher"

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Whale watching is one of the fastest-growing tourist activities in the world. This illustrated book, intended for the whale and dolphin enthusiast, describes the families and species in descending order of size. It includes watching information such as where and when to watch, and how to identify the species from its behaviour and characteristics. With colour throughout. Paperback, 160 pages. Size: 280 x 216 mm. Weight: 505g.
Author:  Day, Trevor
ISBN:  056509212X
Publisher:  The Natural History Museum
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Conservation of Wildlife & Habitats

"A Year in the Life of an English Meadow"

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Presents an illustrated record of Cannwood Meadow through the seasons, an account of its ecology and a review of its plants, animal life and husbandry. This book also includes reproductions of pressings of 108 plants, which can thus be examined in minute detail. With 80 colour photographs, 108 flower pressings. Hardback, 128 pages. Size: 305 x 250 mm. Weight: 314g.
Author:  Devlin, Polly Garnett, Andy Smith, Chris
ISBN:  0711227225
Publisher:  Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Conservation of Wildlife & Habitats

"Pittas of the World"

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There are 30 species of pitta - brightly-coloured but little known birds. Most are found in South-East Asia but two are found in Africa. With their habitat under threat, many species are endangered. This scientifically based text studies each species and examines the conservation issues. With 32 colour plates. Hardback, 240 pages. Size: 297 x 210 mm. Weight: 249g.
Author:  Erritzoe, Johannes Erritzoe, Helga
ISBN:  0718829611
Publisher:  James Clarke & Co Ltd
Date:  1998  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Conservation of Wildlife & Habitats

"Fox Control"

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A practical guide based on current conservation attitudes. With b&w photographs throughout. Paperback, 192 pages. Size: 218 x 150 mm. Weight: 406g.
Author:  Frain, Sean
ISBN:  1904057810
Publisher:  Quiller Publishing Ltd
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Conservation of Wildlife & Habitats

"A Year in the Life of Kew Gardens"

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The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, is one of the world's best-loved gardens. Having a fascinating history this botanical research institute offers inspiration for many gardeners. This book shows features photographs and shows various aspects of life through the year in Kew Gardens. It also describes the gardens' history and work. With 100 colour photographs. Hardback, 112 pages. Size: 267 x 250 mm. Weight: 912g.
Author:  Jackson, Joanna
ISBN:  0711226830
Publisher:  Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Conservation of Wildlife & Habitats

"Troubled Waters"

The Changing Fortunes of Whales and Dolphins

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Explores the fates of whales and dolphins and how they became intertwined with human history. Dispelling common misconceptions - Are dolphins really supernaturally intelligent? Are the great whales in danger of extinction? - and opening up arguments, this book explains just why whales and dolphins became one of the major harvests of the sea. With 8 pp colour section plus scattered b&w illustrations. Hardback, 208 pages. Size: 203 x 135 mm. Weight: 387g.
Author:  Lazarus, Sarah
ISBN:  0565091921
Publisher:  The Natural History Museum
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Conservation of Wildlife & Habitats

"Silent Fields"

The Long Decline of a Nation's Wildlife

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Since time immemorial mankind has taken it upon himself to wage war against nature -- against those species of birds and mammals which he believes conflict with his livelihood. This remarkable book documents the history of that battle in England and Wales from the Middle Ages, shedding a new light on the history of our much-loved wildlife. With numerous b&w illustrations. Paperback, 416 pages. Size: 216 x 138 mm. Weight: 514g.
Author:  Lovegrove, Roger
ISBN:  0199548153
Publisher:  Oxford University Press
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Conservation of Wildlife & Habitats

"Notting Hill"

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Until the 1820s Notting Hill was mostly farmland. This book explores the area's appeal in words and pictures, telling its story from its beginning in the Ladbroke Estate to its incarnation as one of the varied, cosmopolitan and fashionable of London neighbourhoods. With 120 illustrations. Hardback, 128 pages. Size: 267 x 250 mm. Weight: 912g.
Author:  Moore, Derry
ISBN:  071122739X
Publisher:  Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Conservation of Wildlife & Habitats

"Peru"

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"Travellers' Wildlife Guide" series; With colour photographs. Paperback, 520 pages. Size: 215 x 140 mm. Weight: 999g.
Author:  Pearson, David Beletsky, Les
ISBN:  1844370348
Publisher:  Arris Books
Date:  2005  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Conservation of Wildlife & Habitats

"Practical Wildlife Care"

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Wildlife care and rehabilitation is often on a one-to-one basis and involves a lot of time, care and skill. However, for many years, care of injured wildlife was regarded as a low priority and euthanasia was the recommended option. With 108 illustrations. 2 rev ed. Paperback, 352 pages. Size: 245 x 190 mm. Weight: 897g.
Author:  Stocker, Les
ISBN:  140512749X
Publisher:  Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Date:  2005  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Conservation of Wildlife & Habitats

"Beyond Conservation"

A Wildland Strategy

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After decades of operating off-the-back-foot and protecting and conserving nature perceived as under threat, conservationists are becoming proactive and creative in the face of habitat loss, agricultural intensification and climate change. With figures, tables, colour maps, photos, index. Paperback, 224 pages. Size: 233 x 156 mm. Weight: 424g.
Author:  Taylor, Peter
ISBN:  1844071987
Publisher:  James & James (Science Publishers) Ltd
Date:  2005  (UK)
Readership:  General Conservation of Wildlife & Habitats

"Witness to Extinction"

How We Failed to Save the Yangtze River Dolphin

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Witness to Extinction tells the story of the plight of the Yangtze River Dolphin. It is both a celebration of a beautiful and remarkable animal that once graced China's greatest river, and also a personal, eyewitness account of the failures of policy and the struggle to get funds that led to the tragic demise of a unique species. With 4 pp halftone plates, 1 map. Hardback, 256 pages. Size: 216 x 138 mm. Weight: 430g.
Author:  Turvey, Samuel
ISBN:  0199549478
Publisher:  Oxford University Press
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Conservation of Wildlife & Habitats

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