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Saving endangered species : lessons in wildlife conservation from Indianapolis Prize winners

Author: Robert W Shumaker; Harrison Ford
Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This edited volume has contributions by wildlife biologists and conservation champions, all winners of the prestigious Indianapolis Prize. In telling their stories of working to conserve animal species, the contributors explain key concepts in wildlife conservation science and suggest pathways for how to pursue a career in the field. The book is geared toward course use and emerging professionals"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Saving endangered species.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020
(DLC) 2020005967
(OCoLC)1142926424
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert W Shumaker; Harrison Ford
ISBN: 9781421439570 1421439573
OCLC Number: 1197722457
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 333 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Foreword: Reach beyond / Harrison Ford --
Introduction: Conservation science, biodiversity, and the Indianapolis Prize / Dr. Robert W. Shumaker --
Dancing with cranes : their story is my story / Dr. George Archibald --
The natural history of a field biologist / Dr. George B. Schaller --
Among the elephants / Dr. Iain Douglas-Hamilton --
Wild things and wild places / Jane Alexander --
Polar bears, melting ice, and turning conservation on its head / Dr. Steven C. Amstrup --
Deep in time, broad in scope: conservation science empowers communities and saves species in Madagascar / Dr. Patricia Chapple Wright --
Challenging boundaries : the legacy of Dian Fossey / Sigourney Weaver --
Lessons from the dodo : saving the endangered wildlife of Mauritius / Dr. Carl Jones --
Forests and primates worldwide : a lifetime of challenges, opportunities, and triumphs / Dr. Russell A. Mittermeier --
Afterword: The steep and rugged pathway / Michael I. Crowther.
Responsibility: edited by Robert W. Shumaker ; foreword by Harrison Ford.

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