The Book of Nature: the Natural Heritage according to UNESCO
This book presents unique sites from around the world, the last remnants of paradise on earth for plants and animals. These fantastic geological formations and extraordinary landscapes are all now under the protection of the global community.
Over 200 Natural Heritage sites are detailed with large-format color photographs, ranging from the fjords of Norway and the beech forests of the Carpathians in Europe, through the magnificent national parks of North America, conservation areas in the Andes, and the rainforests of the Amazon, to the wildlife reserves of East Africa and the last refuges of Siberian tigers, Indian rhinoceroses, and orangutans in Asia. Additional features pages are dedicated to particularly endangered species.
The Book of Nature: the Natural Heritage according to UNESCO is included on our New Books List for October 31, 2011.