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The Resource Wild things, wild places : adventurous tales of wildlife and conservation on planet Earth, Jane Alexander

Wild things, wild places : adventurous tales of wildlife and conservation on planet Earth, Jane Alexander

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Wild things, wild places : adventurous tales of wildlife and conservation on planet Earth
Title
Wild things, wild places
Title remainder
adventurous tales of wildlife and conservation on planet Earth
Statement of responsibility
Jane Alexander
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Wild Things, Wild Places, Jane Alexander movingly, with a clear eye and a knowing, keen grasp of the issues and on what is being done in conservation and the worlds of science to help the planet's most endangered species to stay alive and thrive, writes of her steady and fervent immersion into the worlds of wildlife conservation, of her coming to know the scientists throughout the world--to her, the prophets in the wilderness--who are steeped in this work, of her travels with them--and on her own--to the most remote and forbidding areas of the world as they try to save many species, including ourselves
Summary
The author writes of her steady and fervent immersion into the worlds of wildlife conservation, of her coming to know the scientists throughout the world and her travels with them to save many species from extinction
Tone
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10528982
Cataloging source
DLC
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1939-
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Alexander, Jane
Dewey number
333.95/416
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Wildlife conservation
  • Alexander, Jane
Target audience
adult
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adventurous tales of wildlife and conservation on planet Earth
Label
Wild things, wild places : adventurous tales of wildlife and conservation on planet Earth, Jane Alexander
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Borzoi book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Author's note -- Prologue -- Part 1: Tiger man. Mexico ; Belize ; Thailand ; Idaho ; Nepal ; Myanmar ; India ; Brazil -- Part 2: Wildlife woman. Birds ; Peru ; Papua New Guinea ; Hawaii ; Galápagos ; Newfoundland ; Amazonia ; East Africa ; Madagascar -- Part 3: The body of the Earth. Desert ; Killers ; Bhutan ; Bahamas ; Ecuador ; Ocean -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn944014263
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 330 pages
Isbn
9780385354363
Lccn
2016007803
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)944014263
Label
Wild things, wild places : adventurous tales of wildlife and conservation on planet Earth, Jane Alexander
Publication
Note
"A Borzoi book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Author's note -- Prologue -- Part 1: Tiger man. Mexico ; Belize ; Thailand ; Idaho ; Nepal ; Myanmar ; India ; Brazil -- Part 2: Wildlife woman. Birds ; Peru ; Papua New Guinea ; Hawaii ; Galápagos ; Newfoundland ; Amazonia ; East Africa ; Madagascar -- Part 3: The body of the Earth. Desert ; Killers ; Bhutan ; Bahamas ; Ecuador ; Ocean -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn944014263
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 330 pages
Isbn
9780385354363
Lccn
2016007803
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)944014263

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