Habitats and Ecosystems: An Encyclopedia of Endangered America

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ABC-CLIO, 1999 - Nature - 398 pages
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Who wouldn't want to see an untouched prairie, a rare salamander, an endangered butterfly? You'll find these and more than 2,500 other endangered species, habitats, and ecosystems described in this unique guide to little-known protected sites across the country. This work, the companion to the author's award-winning Toxic Waste Sites: An Encyclopedia of Endangered America (see page 43), includes: -- Overview of endangered ecosystems. -- The first state-by-state roster of threatened sites, many of which haven't been listed by the states themselves. -- A discussion of the controversial question of what is endangered and what isn't. If a forest supports a rare bird species, should the entire forest be protected? -- Appendixes that give the particulars of important state agencies and offer lists of endangered and threatened species. -- A glossary, a comprehensive bibliography, and a thorough subject index further enhance the volume's usefulness.

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Contents

Glossary of Selected Terms
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Appendix
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References
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About the author (1999)

MARK CRAWFORD received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Saint Louis University in Saint Louis, Missouri. His career has taken him to West Paces Ferry Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, and the Atlanta Counseling Center, where his psychological studies have focused on individuals, couples and families. In 1997, Mark cofounded Lyles and Crawford Clinical Consulting, P.C. He has appeared on ABC's Good Morning America and ABC's World News This Morning and has been a guest on several other national television and radio programs. Mark and his wife, Dana, have two sons, Caleb and Ben.

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