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Title Hotspots revisited / Russell A. Mittermeier ... [and others] ; preface: Peter A. Seligmann ; foreword: Harrison Ford
Edition First English edition
Published Mexico City : CEMEX, 2004
Mexico City : CEMEX, [2004]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL FOLIO  333.9516 Sel/Hre  AVAILABLE
Description 390 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps ; 36 cm
Series Cemex books on nature
Cemex books on nature.
Contents Preface / CEMEX -- Preface / Peter A. Seligmann -- Preface / Patricio Robles Gil -- Foreword / Harrison Ford -- Introduction -- An Update of Existing Hotspots -- Tropical Andes -- Tumbes-Chocó-Magdalena -- Atlantic Forest -- Cerrado -- Chilean Winter Rainfall-Valdivian Forests -- Mesoamerica -- Caribbean Islands -- California Floristic Province -- Guinean Forests of West Africa -- Cape Floristic Region -- Succulent Karoo -- Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands -- Mediterranean Basin -- Caucasus -- Western Ghats and Sri Lanka -- Mountains of Southwest China -- Sundaland -- Wallacea -- Philippines -- Southwest Australia -- New Zealand -- New Caledonia -- Polynesia-Micronesia -- Madrean Pine-Oak Woodlands -- Maputaland-Pondoland-Albany -- Coastal Forests of Eastern Africa -- Eastern Afromontane -- Eastern Arc Mountains and Southern Rift -- Albertine Rift -- Ethiopian Highlands -- Horn of Africa -- Irano-Anatolian -- Mountains of Central Asia -- Himalaya -- Indo-Burma -- Japan -- East Melanesian Islands -- Taiwan -- Queensland Wet Tropics -- References
Summary This book presents the results of the biodiversity hotspots - those discrete, biogeographic regions that are known to hold at least 1,500 plants as endemics and that have lost at least 70% of their primary native vegetation
Notes Cover subtitle: Earth's biologically richest and most endangered terrestrial
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 381-389)
Subject Biodiversity conservation.
Biodiversity -- Pictorial works.
Endangered ecosystems -- Pictorial works.
Endangered ecosystems.
Nature conservation.
Genre/Form Illustrated works.
Author Brooks, Thomas, author
Fonseca, Gustavo A. B. da, author
Ford, Harrison, 1942- writer of foreword
Robles Gil, Patricio, author
Hoffmann, Michael, author
Lamoreux, John, author
Goettsch Mittermeier, Cristina, author
Mittermeier, Russell A., author
Pilgrim, John, author
Seligmann, Peter A., author
Cemex, S.A. de C.V.
ISBN 9686397779
Other Titles Hotspots revisited : earth's biologically richest and most endangered terrestrial ecoregions