Tibet Wild: A Naturalist's Journey on the Roof of the World

October 3, 2012|
Tibet Wild: A Naturalist's Journey on the Roof of the World by George B. Schaller
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Tibet Wild follows Dr. Schaller’s expeditions to the Tibetan Plateau from 1984 until the present day. Dr. Schaller’s exploration of different aspects of the wildlife and culture of the region show how the growth of permanent houses, roads, fences, and other structures on the Tibetan Plateau is impacting wildlife and human communities. Woven through each chapter is the idea that education as well as partnerships between government, religious groups, and conservation organizations are the best hope for protecting unique wildlife and landscapes into the future. The book includes an inside look at Schaller’s current and possibly most ambitious project: the creation of the Pamir International Peace Park at the junction of Afghanistan, Pakistan, China, and Tajikistan.
Over the course of his 50-year career, Dr. George B. Schaller has become known as one of the founding fathers of wildlife conservation. He has led seminal studies on, and helped protect, some of the planet’s most endangered and iconic animals ranging from the mountain gorilla in present Democratic Republic of the Congo, snow leop...
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Title:Tibet Wild: A Naturalist's Journey on the Roof of the World
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:384 pages, 9.26 X 6.3 X 1.08 in
Shipping dimensions:384 pages, 9.26 X 6.3 X 1.08 in
Published:October 3, 2012
Publisher:Island Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781610911726

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