Biodiversity : Books

There are 15 documents in this section.


  • The Atlas of Endangered Species

    27 November 2008

    The first fully-illustrated and comprehensive guide to the world's endangered plants and animals.

  • Hard Rain

    20 November 2007

    Pictures can tell more than a thousand words, but in the case of a new book published in April, both pictures and words carry a hard punch.

  • The Road.

    20 November 2007

  • Inspiring Progress: Religions' Contributions to Sustainable Development

    12 September 2006

    The world's religious and spiritual traditions could accelerate advancement towards a better world by weighing in on what constitutes "progress," according to this new book from the Worldwatch Institute.

  • Building the Next Ark: How NGOs Work to Protect Biodiversity

    14 October 2005

    Faced with the possibility of losing forever hundreds of thousands of our fellow species, Gunter argues that non-government organisations (NGOs) are uniquely positioned to limit their loss and work towards their preservation.

  • Women and the Environment

    20 May 2004

    Women are the world's great unsung conservationists, often exceeding men in their knowledge and nurturing of domestic and wild plants and animals, according to a new publication by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

  • IUCN Species Action Plans

    19 June 2003

    The Action Plans of the IUCN Species Survival Commission represent the best assessment available of international conservation priorities for groups of species.

  • Biosphere Reserves - Special places for people and nature

    17 June 2003

    This colourful book traces the progress and pitfalls of UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Programme. It provides a useful guide for anyone involved or interested in the Man and the Biosphere network.

  • The Future of Life

    1 July 2002

    "An Armageddon is approaching at the beginning of the third millennium. But it is not the cosmic war and fiery collapse of mankind foretold in sacred scripture. It is the wreckage of the planet by an exuberantly plentiful and ingenious humanity."

  • Books in brief

    17 April 2002