Danum Valley: The Rain Forest

By: HAZEBROEK, Hans P., Tengku Zainal Adlin & Waidi Sinun

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Very well illustrated, large thick 8vo, pp xxvi, 568, pictorial laminated boards, a very good copy in dustwrapper and still sealed in the publisher's shrinkwrap. . Book weighs about 2.5 kilos when packed, so extra shipping will be required. [Through this superbly illustrated, multi-faceted and adventure-filled opus, Danum’s mysterious rain forest is brought to life - from its simple strength as some of the last pristine landscapes still guarding the evolutionary secrets of nature, awesome mass flowering re-enacted through captivating aerial photography, to glimpses into a spectacular diversity of life forms, both animal and plant, and numerous scholarly insights into its environment and ecological networks. Solidly based on a quarter-century of research by a small army of eminent scientists, this highly readable book weaves together the findings of a considerable volume and variety of scientific journal papers, books, as well as PhD and MSc theses. In essence, the cream of the work of numerous scientists, explorers and conservationists now comes within easy reach of everyone lured by the tropical rain forest. This spectacular book paves the way for all of us to greatly deepen our experience and enhance our understanding of this amazing and dynamic forest, and its interaction with its environment. There is no other Borneo forest that one can step into equipped with a single, multi-disciplinary account as broad, as deep, and as well-illustrated as this unique book.]

Title: Danum Valley: The Rain Forest

Author Name: HAZEBROEK, Hans P., Tengku Zainal Adlin & Waidi Sinun

Categories: Travel, Natural History, Ecology,

Edition: First Edition.

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, 2011

ISBN Number: 9838121355

ISBN Number 13: 9789838121354

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 008794

Keywords: ecology.natural history. travel.BORNEO. BRUNEI. SABAH. SARAWAK. TROPICAL FOREST. INDONESIA. MALAYSIA. MALESIA. KALIMANTAN. NEPENTHES. INSECTIVOROUS.carnivorous. PLANTS.FLORA.,