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Description - Tigerland and Other Unintended Destinations by Eric Dinerstein

Takes readers on Dinerstein's unlikely journey to conservation's frontiers, from early research in Nepal to recent expeditions as head of Conservation Science at the World Wildlife Fund. We are there as the author renews his resolve after being swept downstream on an elephant's back, tracks snow leopards in the mountains of Kashmir with a remarkable housewife turned zoologist, and finds unexpected grit in a Manhattanite donor he guides into the wildest reaches of the Orinoco River. The book presents a cast of free-spirited characters uncommonly committed to-and remarkably successful at-preserving slices of the world's natural heritage.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781559635783
ISBN-10: 1559635789
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 153mm x mm)
Pages: 296
Imprint: Shearwater Books,US
Publisher: Island Press
Publish Date: 9-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Eric Dinerstein

Eric Dinerstein is Chief Scientist and Vice-President for Science at the World Wildlife Fund-US. He has participated with and/or overseen conservation research around the world, he is one of the editors of WWF's Ecosystem Assessment series, and he is the author of a monograph on rhinos: Return of the Unicorns: The Natural History and Conservation of the Greater-One Horned Rhinoceros (Columbia University Press).

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