Hope for Animals and Their World

Hope for Animals and Their World

How Endangered Species Are Being Rescued From the Brink

Book - 2009
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Publisher: New York : Grand Central Pub., 2009.
ISBN: 9780446581776
Characteristics: xxiv, 392 p. [32] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Maynard, Thane
Hudson, Gail E.


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SPPL_János Mar 21, 2018

An antidote to the gloomy outlook for nature that is usually reported, this hearteningly thick book collects success stories of rescues from the brink of extinction, reintroductions to the wild, habitat restoration, and rediscoveries of species thought extinct. The world's most famous biologist reveals how small groups of dedicated advocates are making a difference for species from black-footed ferrets and California condors to flightless parrots and scavenging beetles. The trouble is there's actually too much good news; Goodall has so much she wants to share that the book sometimes zips too rapidly from one section to the next.

forbesrachel May 16, 2013

Take an in depth look into some of the success stories of conservation. The history, conservation efforts, and Jane's own personal experience of each endangered animal allow you to see how important these animals are, and how much effort and dedication it takes for people to save them. Unlike many other books on the topic, this one has a general positive feel throughout.

May 10, 2011

I always feel more hopeful after reading Jane G's take on things.


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