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Species on the Edge of Survival

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A unique guide to 365 species on the Red List, the most widely recognized list of threatened and endangered species, compiled by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The Species on the Edge app allows you to browse and learn about threatened and endangered species from around the world.

Selected by a group of experts at the IUCN this list profiles a wide variety of species from the official list of threatened animal, fungi and plant. App features include:

• Profiles of a wide variety of species from the official list of threatened plants and animals
• Classification of species by IUCN Red List Categories
• Stunning photographs and location map for each species
• Authoritative descriptive text
• Ability to bookmark your favourite species
• Shared any entry on Facebook, Twitter or by email

Each of the species profiled is on the official IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™.

Animals and plants of all shapes and sizes are included. Amongst others, find out:

• What conservation methods are helping the Blue-throated Macaw
• Where the Pinta Island Tortoise once roamed
• What efforts are being made to help the 47 remaining Floreana Mockingbirds
• The reasons behind the dramatic loss of the Globosa Mangrove
• Why the Javan Rhino is the world’s most endangered mammal

About the IUCN Red List
The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ is widely recognized as the most comprehensive information source on the conservation status of wild species and their links to livelihoods.

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Book details

  • PDF | 400 pages
  • IUCN Red List(Author)
  • Collins (1 Sept. 2011)
  • English
  • 8
  • Science & Nature

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  • By daubentonia on 9 May 2013

    Superb review of rare and endangered creatures and flora, from slime moulds to lemurs, well illustrated . This is the best book i have ever seen in fifty years of studying this area , subjects are in alphabetical order of latin names and feature colour illustrations and maps. several hundred entries and not everything is covered , suprise!But coverage is fascinating mix of usual subjaects and things you've never heard of and, alas, will probably never see! Due to be a bedside book for years to come, a fact which is probably quite worrying!

  • By G.I.Forbes on 17 October 2013

    How such 2 reputable organisations as the International Union for Conservation of Nature aand publisher Harper Collins could make such a presentational mess is hard to believe but this is what they have done for the following reasons.1)The book is the wrong size-should have been A4.2)The book illustrates 365 animals,plants and fungi all jumbled together without separation but listed in alphabetical order by thier Latin name-in short it is difficult to find any thing.Each species has a page covering endangered history,illustration,map and short text.Could have been an excellent book with some thought.


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