Watching, from the Edge of Extinction

Paperback | August 11, 2000

byBeverly Peterson Stearns, Stephen C. Stearns

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In this mesmerizing series of interviews with dedicated people who work to save endangered species throughout the world, an alarming truth emerges: the obstacles of human politics, greed, corruption, folly, and hypocrisy can present as much danger to a species' survival as biological causes. The dramatic lessons of this book shed new light on the problems of declining species and offer hope that we may yet change their fate.

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The eye-opening interviews in this collection, edited by freelance writer Beverly Peterson Stearns and zoologist Stephen C. Stearns, are conducted with people who work to save endangered species throughout the world. Watching, From the Edge of Extinction portrays a terrible scenario in which politics, greed, corruption, stupidity a...

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In this mesmerizing series of interviews with dedicated people who work to save endangered species throughout the world, an alarming truth emerges: the obstacles of human politics, greed, corruption, folly, and hypocrisy can present as much danger to a species' survival as biological causes. The dramatic lessons of this book shed new l...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:August 11, 2000Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0300084692

ISBN - 13:9780300084696

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The eye-opening interviews in this collection, edited by freelance writer Beverly Peterson Stearns and zoologist Stephen C. Stearns, are conducted with people who work to save endangered species throughout the world. Watching, From the Edge of Extinction portrays a terrible scenario in which politics, greed, corruption, stupidity and hypocrisy have posed even greater threats to almost extinct species. This book contains information about such endangered species as the African wild Dogs, the Barton Springs Salamander and the Mediterranean monk seal.