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Recovering Australian Threatened Species

Recovering Australian Threatened Species

A Book of Hope

by John WoinarskiDavid Lindenmayer Peter Latch and others

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 01/03/2018

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Australia’s nature is exceptional, wonderful and important.

But much has been lost, and the ongoing existence of many species now hangs by a thread. Against a relentless tide of threats to our biodiversity, many Australians, and government and non-government agencies, have devoted themselves to the challenge of conserving and recovering plant and animal species that now need our help to survive. This dedication has been rewarded with some outstanding and inspiring successes: of extinctions averted, of populations increasing, of communities actively involved in recovery efforts.

Recovering Australian Threatened Species showcases successful conservation stories and identifies approaches and implementation methods that have been most effective in recovering threatened species. These diverse accounts dealing with threatened plants, invertebrates, fish, reptiles, birds and mammals – show that the conservation of threatened species is achievable: that it can be done and should be done. They collectively serve to inform, guide and inspire other conservation efforts.

This is a book of hope and inspiration. It shows that with dedication, knowledge and support, we can retain and restore our marvellous natural heritage, and gift to our descendants a world that is as diverse, healthy and beautiful as that which we have inherited.

ISBN:
9781486307418
9781486307418
Category:
Endangered species & extinction of species
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
01-03-2018
Language:
English
Publisher:
CSIRO Publishing
Country of origin:
Australia
Pages:
360
Dimensions (mm):
244.47x168.27mm
Weight:
0.8kg
David Lindenmayer

David Lindenmayer is a Professor at The Australian National University. He has worked on the conservation of forests and their wildlife for more than 35 years.

He has published 45 books and over 1100 scientific papers, and has broad interests in conservation biology, landscape ecology, vertebrate ecology, forest ecology and woodland conservation.

He has received numerous awards and is a member of the Australian Academy of Science and an Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow.

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