Singapore Biodiversity: An Encyclopedia of the Natural Environment and Sustainable Development
Peter K. L. Ng, Richard Corlett, Hugh T. W. Tan
Editions Didier Millet, 2011 - Reference - 552 pages
Singapore is home to an astounding diversity of life from the bizarre looking Antlion to the engagingly named Slipper Limpet, and from the endangered Banded Leaf Monkey to the ocean dwelling Zebra Shark. This superbly illustrated volume written by the foremost authorities on the natural environment of Singapore and based on the latest data and fieldwork features 23 essays exploring the concepts of biodiversity, ecosystems, and sustainability, and describes more than 40,000 non-microbial species that make up the island┐s unique biodiversity. With its more than 2,000 full-colour photographs, illustrations and maps, engaging and informative text, this is a must-have volume for anyone interested in the astonishing variety of wildlife found in Singapore.
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