Paperback 208pp Illustrated
9780540089482   Product Code: 23470
This compact guide describes the ecology of deserts, and how plants, animals and humans have adapted to survive on their sparse resources. Illustrated with full-colour maps of all of the world's major deserts from the Atacama to the Gobi, and more than 170 photos and illustrations, it explains their unique flora and fauna, and the impact of climate change. Practical advice on how to visit desert landscapes is included.