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Across The Tibetan Plateau : Ecosystems Wildlife And Conservation
Author: Robert L. Flaming Jr. Dorje Sering And Liu Wulin With A Foreword By Jimmy Carter
ISBN: 9780393061178
Binding: Hard Cover
Publishing Year: 2007
Publisher: Norton
Number of Pages: 117
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INR 1000.00
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The beauty and diversity of Tibet is staggering: from Mount Everest to the world's deepest gorge, from tropical jungles to arctic-like tundra, from trees twenty feet in diameter to vast herds and solitary specimens of some of the least-known animals on the planet. The remarkable photographs in this book, such as those of a newborn Tibetan antelope or the elusive red ghoral, celebrate the wild places and the exquisite animals of the country."Across the Tibetan Plateau" is the most comprehensive photographic portrait to date of a little-known and seldom-visited land the size of western Europe. It brings American, Tibetan and Chinese scholarship to bear on the natural history of Tibet and describes an extraordinary conservation accomplishment that has gone virtually unnoticed by the outside world. As a result of this project, the animals and landscapes shown will be saved for future generations.
About Author
ROBERT L. FLEMING JR is a professor of equity and empowerment at Future Generations and a leading Himalayan natural historian. DORJE TSERING is a scholar and the senior leader of the Tibet Autonomous Region Department of Science and Technology. LIU WULIN grew up in Tibet and has been conducting research and fieldwork there for twenty years.
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