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Deserts and Grasslands

Allan, Tony and Andrew Warren (eds.). 1993. Deserts. The Encroaching Wilderness. Oxford University Press, New York, 176 pages.
Allen, Durwood L. 1967. The Life of Prairies and Plains. McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 232 pages. (North America.)
Arrit, Susan. 1993. The Living Earth Book of Deserts. Reader's Digest Association, Inc., Pleasantville, NY, 224 pages.
Cloudsley-Thompson, J. and E. Duffey. 1977. Deserts and Grasslands: The World's Open Spaces. Doubleday and Co., Inc., New York.
Curry-Lindahl, Kai. 1980. Wildlife of the Prairies and Plains. Harry N. Abrams, New York.
Darlington, David. 1996. The Mohave. A Portrait of the Definitive American Desert. Henry Holt & Co., New York, 337 pages.
Duffey, E., M.G. Morris, J. Sheail, L.K. Ward, D. Wells and T.C.E. Wells. 1974. Grassland Ecology and Wildlife Management. Chapman & Hall, London, UK.
Carson, Rachel. 1998. The Edge of the Sea. A Mariner Book, Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, MA, 276 pages. (Originally published in 1955.)
Flegg, Jim. 1993. Deserts. A Miracle of Life. Facts On File, New York, 160 pages.
Goodin, J.R. and D.K. Northington (eds.). 1985. Semi-arid Lands: A Global Perspective. Academic Press, New York, 338 pages.
Goriup, Paul D. (ed.). 1988. Ecology and Conservation of Grassland Birds. International Council for Bird Preservation, Technical Publication No. 7, 250 pages.
Hogue, Lawrence. 2000. All the Wild and Lonely Places. Journeys in a Desert Landscape. Island Press, Washington, DC, 288 pages. (Anza-Borrego Desert in California.)
Madson, John. 1993. Tallgrass Prairie. A Nature Conservancy Book, Falcon Press, Helena, MT, 112 pages. (North America.)
Mares, Michael A. (ed.). 1999. Encyclopedia of Deserts. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, OK, 672 pages.
National Geographic Society. 1982. The Desert Realm: Lands of Majesty and Mystery. National Geographic Society, Washington, DC.
Packard, Stephen and Cornelia F. Mutel (eds.). 1997. The Tallgrass Restoration Handbook. Island Press, Washington, DC, 495 pages.
Samson, Fred B. and Fritz L. Knopf. 1996. Prairie Conservation. Preserving North America's Most Endangered Ecosystem. Island Press, Washington, DC, 351 pages.
Stevens, William K. 1995. Miracle Under the Oaks. The Revival of Nature in America. Pocket Books, New York, 332 pages. (Saving grasslands in the US.)
Uwe, George. 1977. In the Deserts of This Earth. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, New York.
Van Dyke, John C. 1901. The Desert. Scribner’s, New York.
Wagner, Frederic H. 1980. Wildlife of the Deserts. Harry N. Abrams, New York.
Whyte, R.O. 1974. Grasses and Grasslands. In: Natural Resources of Humid Tropical Asia. Unesco, Paris.
Wood, Adrian and Per Ryden. 1992. The IUCN Sahel Studies 1991. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland, 186 pages.

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