Rec­om­mended Literature:

AuthorTitle© Year
Chi­vian E., Bern­stein A. (ed.)Sus­tain­ing life, how human health depends on biodiversity20089780195175097Oxford Uni­ver­sity Press
Dick G., Gus­set M. (Ed.)Build­ing a Future for Wildlife:
Zoos and Aquar­i­ums com­mit­ted to bio­di­ver­sity conservation
20109783033022348World Asso­ci­a­tion of Zoos and Aquariums
Groom­bridge B., Jenk­ins M.D.
World atlas of bio­di­ver­sity, earth’s liv­ing resources in the 21st century20020520236688Uni­ver­sity of Cal­i­for­nia Press
Karanth K.U.Tigers *20019781841073729Colin Bax­ter Pho­tog­ra­phy Ltd
Kricher J.the Bal­ance of Nature, ecology’s endur­ing myth20099780691138985Prince­ton Uni­ver­sity Press
MA-​panelMil­le­nium Ecosys­tem Assess­ment
(syn­the­sis reports avail­able at MAweb​.org)
20051559633867Island Press
Sun­quist M., Sun­quist F.Wild Cats of the World
the ulti­mate ref­er­ence to every species worldwide
20020226779998The Uni­ver­sity of Chicago Press
Tha­par V.The secret Life of Tigers, 2nd edi­tion (2008) *198997780195697902Oxford Uni­ver­sity Press
Tilson R., Nyhus Ph.J. (Ed.)Tigers of the World
the sci­ence, pol­i­tics, and con­ser­va­tion of Pan­thera tigris
20109780815515708Aca­d­e­mic Press
Wil­son E.O.The future of life20029780349115795Aba­cus

* highly recommended

UN Biodiversity decade

Goal: 7000 tigers in the wild

Tiger range countries map

Tiger map” (CC BY 2.5) by Sander­son et al., 2006.

about zoos and their mis­sion regard­ing breed­ing endan­gered species, nature con­ser­va­tion, bio­di­ver­sity and edu­ca­tion, which of course relates to the evo­lu­tion of species.
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