Save Planet Earth : SOS - In Extreme Danger
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