State of the Wild: A Global Portrait of Wildlife, Wildlands, and Oceans (Hardcover)

A Global Portrait of Wildlife, Wildlands, and Oceans

By Sharon Guynup (Editor), Kent H. Redford (Foreword by)

Island Press, 9781597260008, 326pp.

Publication Date: November 11, 2005

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Description

Bringing together famous conservationists in assessing wildlife and wilderness, this book aims to provide insights into how humans can become better stewards of the wild. It also examines other pivotal conservation issues, from the reasons why one in eight of the world's birds are endangered, to the impacts of global climate change.


About the Author

The Wildlife Conservation Society saves wildlife and wildlands through field research, education, and management of the world's largest system of urban wildlife parks, led by the flagship Bronx Zoo. WCS publishes an award-winning magazine, Wildlife Conservation, and partners with media outlets to cover pressing conservation issues.


Praise For State of the Wild: A Global Portrait of Wildlife, Wildlands, and Oceans

"No one can remain complacent after reading this book; the problems are real and they threaten our very existence, but the stories of successful conservation efforts give hope that we can still preserve what remains. Future editions in this series are sure to be eagerly anticipated."

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