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Save Planet Earth : SOS - In Extreme Danger

  • Author(s): Benita Sen
  • Size: 210 mm x 280 mm
  • Pages: 47
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 9788179931455
  • Cover Price:

    Rs.185.00 / US $15.00

  • Special Price: Rs. 167.00 / US $14.00

Book Details

One type of living being is disappearing from the face of this earth every seven minutes. Species that have survived millennia are dying out, and these may include many we haven't even discovered yet! SOS: In Extreme Danger reveals the most critically endangered plants and animals in the world as well as places and cultures in danger due to climate change.

Table of Contents

    There's change in the air

    Sun bear: will the sun set on him?

    Coelacanth: older than the dino!

    American burying beetle: buried forever?

    Red-headed vulture: nowhere to nest

    Right whale: wronged for being right

    Marco Polo sheep: a faint bleat

    Nightcap oak: found just in time

    Heart-leaved plantain: vanishing weed

    Magnolia: fading fragrance

    St Helena ebony: the struggle of two shrubs

    Machu Picchu: trampled by tourism

    Parthenon: pockmarked by acid rain

    Friday Mosque, Chinguetti: the desert catches up

    Scott’s hut: who’ll shovel it for safekeeping?

    Inuit: lifestyle melting away

    Penan: the price of ‘prosperity’

    Yanomami: grappling with the Garimpeiro

    Bushmen: the hunter is hunted

    Glossary

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