Philip's Nature Encyclopedia
Philip's Nature Encyclopedia is a highly illustrated, single-volume thematic encyclopedia. It will appeal to anyone with an interest in natural history, as well as providing a home reference for secondary school students and beyond. It has been compiled and authenticated by a team of highly respected academics. The 6,500 encyclopedic entries cover all aspects of natural history, from the rich diversity of the Earth's flora and fauna and their habitats, through significant biological processes to the more pressing issues of today, such as conservation, pollution and global warming. Thousands of cross-references take the reader to associated articles. Some 30 special interest topics, including evolution, DNA and heredity, are covered in individually designed, single or double-page features. Philip's Nature Encyclopedia is a pleasure to browse. More than 1,000 colour illustrations, including photographs, diagrams and tables, complement the articles, providing information that could not be presented so clearly with words alone.This encyclopedia also features a 'Ready Reference' section, which provides a wealth of at-a-glance information, including endangered and threatened species, ecosystem conversions, major botanical gardens and natural history museums.
- Hardback | 480 pages
- 226.06 x 294.64 x 35.56mm | 1,950.44g
- 17 Sep 2001
- Octopus Publishing Group
- London, United Kingdom
- 1000 colour diagrams, tables and photographs