THE EMERALD REALM 1990
THE EMERALD REALM: Earth's Precious Rain Forests. National Geographic Society, 1990.
- ISBN-10: 0870447904
- ISBN-13: 978-0870447907
National Geographic writers and photographers journeyed to the rain forests of Central and South America to provide this compelling portrait that describes what rain forests are and why they are disappearing. Spectacular color photos of wildlife and threatened tribes of indigeous peoples accompany discussions of current problems and prospective solutions. Book is about earth's precious rain forests, which occupy just 5% of the earth's land area, yet nurtures perhaps half its plant and animal species. Describes some of the plants and animals of the South American and African rain forests, explains their ecological importance, and discusses threats to the rain forest.
Nice condition with very light wear.
Hardcover with dust jacket. First edition. Sm Quarto; Pp.199. Illustrated.