The Atlas of Endangered Species
John A. Burton
Macmillan Library Reference, 1999 - Nature - 272 pages
The second edition of this colorful single-volume work presents an in-depth overview of one of the key issues of our time. Written by a team of expert contributors, this beautifully illustrated, authoritative guide provides insights into the range and reasons for the world's threatened plant and animal species. Featuring 300 maps and full-color photographs, this renowned Atlas brings the subject to life.
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