Brooke Bessesen has worked with wildlife for over thirty years in animal rescue, veterinary medicine, and field biology. As a research fellow, she has conducted marine studies in Costa Rica and authored several scientific articles, including one naming a new taxon of sea snake. She has also written five children's books and a popular Arizona wildlife guide. As the founder of Authors for Earth Day, she directs an international coalition of authors who educate school kids about conservation.
Wildlife is in danger everywhere. In this timely look at the plight of endangered animals, you will find:
-A survey of hundreds of animal species that are in trouble
-Descriptions of the many causes of endangerment and the controversies surrounding current laws
-Fascinating stories about the efforts of people to rescue species and restore harmony and balance in nature
-More than a hundred dramatic full-color illustrations
Here is a valuable resource for nature lovers-for anyone, in fact, who is concerned with the fate of animals and the future of life on this planet.