An Atlas of Endangered Species
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Her interest stems from a childhood growing up in and around the Isle of Wight Zoo, which specialises in the rescue and rehabilitation of ex-circus and pet trade animals. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. It examines different ecosystems, the major threats to their inhabitants and steps being taken towards conservation.
There are currently 41,415 listed endangered vertebrate species, and over 16,000 of them are threatened with extinction. An Atlas of Endangered Species shows us that the battle is on for their survival - and we all have a part to play. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others.
He is co-author of the World Health Organization's award-winning Inheriting the World: The Atlas of Children's Health and the Environment.
Sharks can navigate the ocean using electromagnetic fields; sloths use algae as camouflage; albatross can fly for hours without beating their wings; and orca pods each have unique cultures and languages. Become a member and you can be an invaluable part of our mission to conserve birds of prey while enjoying as many visits to the Hawk Conservancy Trust as you like – plus many other benefits! There are currently 41,415 listed endangered species, and over 16,000 of them are threatened with extinction.Much like her presenting style, Megan McCubbin's writing has an effortless appeal to a diverse audience, from the curious child to the most seasoned of conservationists. Vividly presented through full-colour maps and graphics, this fully revised and updated atlas profiles species lost, threatened and surviving today. Most well-known for presenting the BAFTA award-winning BBC Springwatch series and Animal Park , Megan is a passionate science communicator and biodiversity activist. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. As well as some of the well known species that are teetering on the edge of the abyss that is extinction, she also covers some lesser known species.
An Atlas of Endangered Animals is a beautifully illustrated, fascinating and important document of an incredible world at risk, and, just maybe, a handbook for restoring it. I listened so I didn't see the dyslexia friendly version of the book but I thought this was brilliant, something that had never occurred to me. Megan's enthusiasm for biodiversity and passion to save endangered species from extinction shines throughout. She most recently presented Winterwatch alongside Chris Packham, is the founder of The Self-Isolating Bird Club on Twitter, and co-founder of Wildlife Rebellion.
Megan McCubbin reveals the stories of the scientists, rangers and conservationists who are fighting to save these extraordinary creatures from extinction. An Atlas of Endangered Animals' is a beautifully illustrated, fascinating and important document of an incredible world at risk, and, just maybe, a handbook for restoring it. This book takes just 20 of these amazing creatures, from the 'celebrities' of the red list – the tigers, the northern white rhino, the kakapo – to the lesser-known, and sometimes lesser loved ones, and paints a portrait of them, their world, and the people trying to protect them. An Atlas of Endangered Species is a masterpiece of scientific communication - Dr Ruth Tingay, Co-Director, Wild Justice You may also be interested in. A keen photographer, in 2019 she was appointed as the coordinator and judge of Young Bird Photographer of the Year.