Saving endangered species : lessons in wildlife conservation from Indianapolis Prize winners /

"This edited volume has contributions by wildlife biologists and conservation champions, all winners of the prestigious Indianapolis Prize. In telling their stories of working to conserve animal species, the contributors explain key concepts in wildlife conservation science and suggest pathways...

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Other Authors: Shumaker, Robert W. (Editor), Ford, Harrison, 1942- (writer of foreword.)
Format: eBook
Published: Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword: Reach beyond / Harrison Ford
  • Introduction: Conservation science, biodiversity, and the Indianapolis Prize / Dr. Robert W. Shumaker
  • Dancing with cranes : their story is my story / Dr. George Archibald
  • The natural history of a field biologist / Dr. George B. Schaller
  • Among the elephants / Dr. Iain Douglas-Hamilton
  • Wild things and wild places / Jane Alexander
  • Polar bears, melting ice, and turning conservation on its head / Dr. Steven C. Amstrup
  • Deep in time, broad in scope: conservation science empowers communities and saves species in Madagascar / Dr. Patricia Chapple Wright
  • Challenging boundaries : the legacy of Dian Fossey / Sigourney Weaver
  • Lessons from the dodo : saving the endangered wildlife of Mauritius / Dr. Carl Jones
  • Forests and primates worldwide : a lifetime of challenges, opportunities, and triumphs / Dr. Russell A. Mittermeier
  • Afterword: The steep and rugged pathway / Michael I. Crowther.