Protecting Life on Earth; An Introduction to Conservation
Offers a non-technical yet comprehensive introduction to the growing field of conservation science. Beginning with a brief introduction to environmental history, the text then goes onto the central concepts of evolution and ecology.
Covers major issues related to the conservation of biodiversity including extinction, climate change, sustainability, conservation law and invasive species. The text also includes practical advice on the decisions we make every day - how we spend our money, where we live and work and what we eat and buy.