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By Julian Caldecott

Despite the devoted efforts of a lot of people and firms, the nice apes—our closest dwelling relatives—are at the very fringe of extinction. This sweeping atlas offers a complete evaluate of what's at present recognized approximately all six species of serious apes—chimpanzee, bonobo, Sumatran orangutan, Bornean orangutan, jap gorilla, and western lowland gorilla. Created in organization with the good Apes Survival undertaking (GRASP), this ebook supplies an intensive heritage on ape habit and ecology for every species, together with designated habitat standards, the apes' ecological position, and the prospective outcomes in their decline. World Atlas of serious Apes also bargains an entire description of the threats, present conservation efforts, and extra safeguard wanted for every species throughout its whole diversity. Many full-color maps and illustrations make the abundance of knowledge obtainable to a vast readership, from experts and policymakers to normal readers interested by the survival of those charismatic primates.

This e-book represents the paintings of a dynamic alliance of some of the world's best nice ape examine and conservation businesses. Bringing jointly United international locations companies, governments, foundations, and private-sector pursuits, the undertaking goals to elevate the foreign profile of serious ape conservation and to construct the political will for extra motion. Readers know about paintings being performed by way of particular enterprises in aid of significant ape conservation, and the place conservation is such a lot wanted and probably to be effective.

*Covers all six species of serious apes

* presents the main up to date and finished information available

* greater than one hundred fifty full-color photos

* greater than 50 full-color maps and diagrams

Copub: UNEP-WCMC (Royalties from the sale of this e-book will aid the efforts of the conservation of the good Apes Survival venture)

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