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Baker & Taylor
Surveys wetlands around the world, describes their economic and ecological value, and identifies the activities that are now threatening them

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A comprehensive continent-by-continent overview of the world's wetlands, the vital ecosystems between land and water that are now imperiled around the globe. Written for a popular audience and supported by 200 lovely color photographs, the coverage includes the nature of the wetland areas, their role in the world economy, their contribution to the quality of life on earth, and their increasing destruction by pollution, draining, development, and dumping. The copyright is held by the International Waterfowl & Wetlands Research Bureau. 9x12". Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Facts on File, c1991
ISBN: 9780816025565
Characteristics: 224 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm


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