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British Columbia

A Natural History of Its Origins, Ecology, and Diversity with a New Look at Climate Change

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  • ISBN: 9781771640732
  • Tags: Nature & Environment, Richard Cannings, Sydney Cannings, Travel & Adventure,
  • Dimensions: 7.5 x 10
  • Published On: 02/06/2015
  • 384 Pages
  • ISBN: 9781771640749
  • Tags: Nature & Environment, Richard Cannings, Sydney Cannings, Travel & Adventure,
  • Published On: 2/13/2015
  • 384 Pages
Description

This revised and expanded edition of an award-winning book not only explores British Columbia’s stunning ecology but also features an increased focus on climate change. With expanded sections on the province’s geological history, updated information on the mountain pine beetle and the future of B.C.’s biodiversity, and fresh information on many other topics, this edition includes new illustrations, photos, sidebars, and new and revised maps.

Both an authoritative reference and an easytoread guide, this revised edition is a must for anyone who wants detailed and uptodate information about British Columbia’s dazzling natural world.

Richard Cannings is a veteran biologist, birder, and nature writer. A lifetime resident of B.C.’s Okanagan Valley, he is a founding director of the Okanagan Similkameen Conservation Alliance and a member of the national board of the Nature Conservancy of Canada. He is the author of Birds of Interior BC and the Rockies, An Enchantment of Birds, and The Rockies: A Natural History, and is co-author of Birds of Southwestern British Columbia and British Columbia: A Natural History. He lives in Penticton, BC.

Sydney Cannings is a zoologist working on endangered species for Environment Canada in Whitehorse, Yukon. He has also worked as an endangered species specialist for the British Columbia government and as the curator of the Spencer Entomological Museum at the University of British Columbia.