World who is who and Does what in Environment & Conservation
Nicholas Polunin, Lynn M. Curme
Earthscan, 1997 - Conservationists - 592 pages
This is a unique guide to the world's most eminent and active environmental policy makers, campaigners, researchers, authors and academics. The results of many years' research and data-gathering, the book gives details of over 1300 environmentalists and conservationists, in the vast range of environmental disciplines and subject areas, from over 120 countries throughout the world. The Ab"Z biographical listings include information on the biographees' qualifications and affiliations, academic background and work experience, achievements and awards, and specialist interests and publications. Details are also given of entrants' specialist capabilities and language abilities, their willingness to be consulted for advice or by the media or to act as consultants, and their contact addresses, with phone and fax numbers. Fully cross-referenced indexes also list entrants by speciality and by country, so that users can readily identify experts in any given field and in any geographical location.Government departments, universities, councils, environmental organisations, forward-looking business people and all those seeking specialist advice on environment- or conservation-related issues will find this pioneering Who's Who a valuable and unique source of reference - wherever they are based..
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Polunin, president of the Foundation for Environmental Conservation in Geneva, has compiled this biographical source containing 1300 individuals worldwide who have been chosen as leaders in the fields ... Read full review
Congratulations to authors and publishers for producing this important valuable resource book. It gives to all access to dedicated workers in laboratories and field and connects them to each other. A must for libraries, universities, non government organisations who have interest in building environment and conservation related. Authors did a great job.I will be looking to next update of the book and hope all of us will be cheering the authors again.
Dr Promila Kapoor-Vijay
Abbreviations Acronyms Contractions and Some Explanations