Evans, Kimberly Masters.

Endangered species : protecting biodiversity / Kim Masters Evans. - 2006 ed. - Detroit, Mich. : Gale, 2007. - 1 online resource (viii, 195 p.) : ill. - Information Plus reference series Gale virtual reference library .

ISSN "1930-3319". "Formerly published by Information Plus, Wylie, Texas."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Extinction and endangered species -- The endangered species act -- Habitat and ecosystem conservation -- Threats to aquatic environments -- Marine mammals -- Fish, clams, snails, and crustaceans -- Imperiled amphibians and reptiles -- Terrestrial mammals -- Birds -- Insects and spiders -- Plants.

A compilation of current and historical statistics with analysis on the topic of protecting biological diversity, including a comprehensive summary of up-to-date research on the topic. Data are compiled from reports generated by branches of the U.S. government, information collected by major independent polling organizations and authoritative associations, and from professional journals, newspapers, pamphlets, and other reliable sources.

9781414418728 (electronic book) 1414418728 (electronic book)

Endangered species.
Extinction (Biology)
Wildlife conservation.
Nature conservation.

QH75 / .E93 2007