Encyclopaedia of Endangered Wildlife Extinct and Threatened Species 2003 edition (most recent)
Created in response to global concern for the environment,Encyclopedia of Endangered Wildliferaises awareness of how and why animal and plant species are disappearing today 1,000 to 10,000 times faster than the natural rate of extinction.
Entries include 285 species profiles, the complete text of the Endangered Species Act, 16 articles, interviews with 13 world-renowned scientists, and interactive maps.
Gather In-Depth Information! 285 species profiles include details about each species’ limited distribution and the causes for its endangered status.
Spark Analysis and Debate! 16 research articles discuss the introduction of alien species, fragmentation and destruction of habitats, over-exploitation, and chains of extinction.
Take Action! Learn what legislation has already been passed to protect wildlife. Discover what more can be done to solve local and global environmental issues.
Produced under the patronage of UNESCO and in consultation with the National Museum of Natural History (Paris)
More than 400 photos
Complete text of U.S. Endangered Species Act and similar legislation from other countries
100 animations (including interactive maps)
50 minutes of videos
Windows System Requirements:
Windows 98, Me, XP, works on Windows 7,8 and 10; Pentium 75 MHz or faster processor; 16 MB RAM; 10 MB free hard disk space; 640x480 monitor, 16-bit colour; 16-bit sound card; speakers; 4X CD-ROM drive