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Alfred, J.R.B. et al. 1994. The Red Data Book of Indian Animals. Part 1: Vertebrata. Zoological Society of India, Calcutta, India.
Ali, Salim and S. Dillon Ripley. 1998. Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan, together with those of Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka. 2nd edition. 10 volumes.
Atkinson, Robert (compiler). 1991. The Environment n Eastern Europe: 1990. IUCN, 64 pages.
Attenborough, David. 1987. The First Eden. The Mediterranean World and Man. Little, Brown & Co., New York, 240 pages.
Beehler, Bruce M. 1991. A Naturalist in New Guinea. University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, 251 pages.
Blaser, Jurgen, Jane Carter and Don Gilmour. 1998. Biodiversity and Sustainable Use of Krygyzstan's Walnut-Fruit Forests. IUCN, 212 pages.
(Available from Island Press 800-828-1302.)
Bourliere, Francois. 1971. The Land and Wildlife of Eurasia. Time-Life Books, Life Nature Library, New York.
Braatz, S. 1992. Conserving Biological Diversity: A Strategy for Protected Areas in the Asia-Pacific Region. World Bank, 1-66.
Breeden, Stanley and Belinda Wright. 1996. Through the Tiger's Eyes. A Chronicle of India's Wildlife. Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, CA, 193 pages.
Coates, Brian J. and K. David Bishop. 1997. A Guide to Birds of Wallacea: Sulawesi, The Moluccas and Lesser Sunda Islands, Indonesia. Dove Publications, Alderley, Queensland, Australia, 535 pages.
Collins, N. Mark, Jeffrey A. Sayer and Timothy C. Whitmore. 1991. The Conservation Atlas of Tropical Forests. Asia and the Pacific. Simon & Schuster, New York, 256 pages.
Corbet, G.B. and J.E. Hill. 1992. The Mammals of the Indomalayan Region. Natural History Museum, London, UK.
Cousteau, Jean-Michel and Mose Richards. 1989. Cousteau's Papua New Guinea Journey. Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, 224 pages. (Companion to television series.)
Cubitt, Gerald S., Tony Whitten and Jane Whitten. 1992. Wild Indonesia: The Wildlife and Scenery of the Indonesian Archipelago. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA.
Crawford, Peter. 1985. The Living Isles. A Natural History of Britain and Ireland. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 320 pages. (Companion to television series.)
Davydova, M. and V. Koshevoi. 1989. Nature Reserves in the USSR. Progress, Moscow.
Daws, Gavan and Marty Fujita. 1999. Archipelago. The Islands of Indonesia. From the Nineteenth-Century Discoveries of Alfred Russel Wallace to the Fate of the Forests and Reefs in the Twenty-First Century. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA, 254 pages.
Denisiuk, Z., A. Kalemba, T. Zajac, A. Ostrowka, S. Gawlinski, J. Sienkiewicz and M. Rejman-Czajkowska. 1992. Interaction between Agriculture and Nature Conservation in Poland. IUCN, 174 pages.
Durrell, Gerald and Lee. 1986. Durrell in Russia. Simon & Schuster, New York, 192 pages. (Companion to the television series.)
Ehrlich, Paul R., David S. Dobkin, Darryl Wheye and Stuart L. Pimm. 1994. The Birdwatcher's Handbook. A Guide to the Natural History of the Birds of Britain and Europe. Oxford University Press, New York, 660 pages.
Fernandez, Juan Antonio. 1974. Donana: Spain's Wildlife Wilderness. Taplinger Pub. Co., New York, 253 pages.
Fesus, I., F. Markus, G. Szabo, I. Tolgyesi, Z. Varga and L. Vermes. 1992. Interaction between Agriculture and Environment in Hungary. IUCN, Switzerland, 130 pages.
Flannery, Tim. 1998. Throwim Way Leg. Tree-kangaroos, Possums, and Penis Gourds. On the Track of Unknown Mammals in Wildest New Guinea. Atlantic Monthly Press, New York, 326 pages.
Gee, E.P. 1964. The Wildlife of India. Collins, London, UK.
Green, Michael I.B. (compiler). 1993. Nature Reserves of the Himalaya and Mountains of Central Asia. IUCN, Switzerland, 495 pages.
Grimmett, Richard, Carol Inskipp and Tim Inskipp. 1999. A Guide to the Birds of India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and the Maldives. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 888 pages. (Has section on conservation and status for each species.)
Hudson, Robert. 1975. Threatened Birds of Europe. Macmillan Pub. Co., New York.
IUCN Eastern European Programme. 1990-3. National Environmental Status Reports. Vol. 1: Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Poland, 128 pages; Vol. 2: Albania, Bulgaria, Romania, Yugoslavia, 176 pages; Vol. 3: USSR, 98 pages; Vol. 4: Conservation Status of the Danube Delta, 114 pages. Vol. 5: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, 201 pages.
IUCN. 1990. Protected Areas in Eastern and Central Europe and the USSR. An Interim Review. 100 pages.
Ji, Zhao (ed.). 1990. The Natural History of China. McGraw-Hill Pub. Co., New York, 224 pages.
Klum, Mattias. 1997. Borneo Rain Forest. Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA, 190 pages.
Komarov, Boris. 1979. The Destruction of Nature in the Soviet Union. Pluto Press, London, UK.
Knystautas, Algirdas. 1987. The Natural History of the USSR. McGraw-Hill Co., New York, 224 pages.
Laidler, Liz and Keith Laidler. 1996. China's Threatened Wildlife. A Blandford  Book, London, UK (distributed in USA by Sterling Pub. Co, New York), 192 pages.
Macdonald, David. 1982. Expedition to Borneo. J.M. Dent & Sons, Ltd., London, UK, 180 pages.
MacKinnon, John. 1996. Wild China. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 208 pages.
MacKinnon, Kathy, Gusti Hatta, Hakimah Halim and Arthus Mangalik. 1996. The Ecology of Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo. The Ecology of Indonesia Series,  Vol. III, Periplus, Hong Kong, 802 pages.
Matthiessen, Peter. 1992. Baikal. Sacred Sea of Siberia. Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, CA, 89 pages.
McNeely, Jeffrey and Paul S. Sochaczewski. 1988. The Soul of the Tiger. Searching for Nature's Answers in Southeast Asia. Doubleday, New York (1995 edition, University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, HI), 390 pages.
Medway, Lord. 1978. The Wild Mammals of Malaya and Singapore. Oxford University Press, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Monk, Kathryn A., Yance de Fretes and Gayatri Reksodiharo-Lilley. 1999. The Ecology of Nusa Tenggara and Maluku. The Ecology of Indonesia Series, Vol. V. Periplus, 966 pages.
Mountfort, Guy. 1991. Wild India. The Wildlife and Scenery of India and Nepal.  MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 208 pages.
O'Hanlon, Redmond. 1984. Into the Heart of Borneo. Penguin Books, London, UK.
Payne, Junaidi. 1990. Wild Malaysia. The Wildlife and Scenery of Peninsular Malaysia, Sarawak and Sabah. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 208 pages.
Perry, Richard. 1964. The World of the Tiger. Cassell & Co., Ltd., London, UK.
Ripley, S. Dillon. 1971. The Land and Wildlife of Tropical Asia. Time-Life Books, New York.
Round, P.D. 1988. Resident Forest Birds in Thailand: Their Status and Conservation. International Council for Bird Preservation, 211 pages.
St. George, G. 1974. Soviet Deserts and Mountains. Time-Life Books, New York.
Schaller, George B. 1967. The Deer and the Tiger. A Study of Wildlife in India. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL.
Schaller, George B. 1977. Mountain Monarchs; Wild Sheep and Goats of the Himalaya. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL.
Schaller, George B. 1980. Stones of Silence. Journeys in the Himalaya.  Viking Press, New York, 292 pages.
Schaller, George B. 1997. Tibet's Hidden Wilderness. Wildlife and Nomads of the Chang Tang Reserve. Harry N. Abrams, New York, 168 pages.
Schaller, George B. 1998. Wildlife of the Tibetan Steppe. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, 373 pages.
Seidensticker, John, Sarah Christie and Peter Jackson (eds.). 1999. Riding the Tiger. Tiger Conservation in Human-dominated Landscapes. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, paperback, 383 pages. (Chapters on status in every country within range, trade, habitat plans, cultural importance, etc.)
Sheshadri, B. 1969. The Twilight of India's Wildlife. John Baker, London, UK.
Sheshadri, B. 1986. India's Wildlife and Reserves. Sterling, New Delhi, India.
Singh, Arjan. 1973. Tiger Haven. Harper & Row, Pub., New York, hardcover, 237 pages.
Smythies, Bertram E. 1960. The Birds of Borneo. Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh and London, 561 pages.
Sparks, John. 1992. Realms of the Russian Bear. A Natural History of Russia and the Central Asian Republics. Little, Brown & Co., New York, 288 pages. (Companion to television series.)
Stewart, John Massey. 1992. The Nature of Russia. Cross River Press, Div. of Abbeville Pub. Group, New York, 192 pages.
Stewart, John Massey (compiler). 1991. Lake Baikal: On the Brink? IUCN, Switzerland, 36 pages.
Stewart-Cox, Belinda. 1995. Wild Thailand. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 208 pages.
Strahan, Ronald (ed.). 1996. Mammals of Australia. Australian Museum. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC, 756 pages.
Thapar, Valmik. 1997. Land of the Tiger. A Natural History of the Indian Subcontinent. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA, 288 pages. (Companion to the PBS television series.)
Tye, Hilary (compiler). 1991. The Lowland Grasslands of Central and Eastern Europe. IUCN, Switzerland, 96 pages.
Van Oosterzee, Penny. 1997. Where Worlds Collide: The Wallace Line. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY.
Wallace, Alfred Russel. 1869. The Malay Archipelago: The Land of the Orang-utan and the Bird of Paradise. (1962 edition, Dover Publications, Inc, New York.)
Whitmore, T.C. 1984. Tropical Rainforests of the Far East. Oxford University Press, New York.
Whitten, A.J., et al. 1987. One or more extinctions from Sulawesi, Indonesia?  Conservation Biology, Vol. 1, No. 1, pages 42-48.
Whitten, Tony and Jane. 1992. Wild Indonesia. The Wildlife and Scenery of the Indonesian Archipelago. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 208 pages.
Whitten, Tony, Roehayat Emon Soeriaatmadja and Suraya A. Afiff. 1996. The Ecology of Java and Bali. The Ecology of Indonesia Series, Vol. II. Periplus, Hong Kong, 969 pages.
Wilson, Don E. and DeeAnn M. Reeder (eds.). 1993. Mammal Species of the World. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC, 1,312 pages.
Wright, David R. and Prue Poulton. 1997. Exploring Europe's Environment. Earthscan, 128 pages (includes 3 1/2" IBM-Compatible Disk plus Teacher's Handbook). (Available from Island Press, publications office, Covelo, CA.)
Xiyang, Tang. 1987. Living Treasures. An Odyssey through China's Extraordinary Nature Reserves. Bantam Books, New York, 194 pages.
Yates, Steve. 1992. The Nature of Borneo. Facts On File, New York, 208 pages.
Zheng, Guangmei and Wang Qishan (compilers). 1998. China Red Data Book of Endangered Animals: Aves. Science Press, Beijing, China (in Chinese and English), 346 pages.
Zurick, David and P.P. Karen. 1999. Himalaya. Life on the Edge of the World. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD, 355 pages. (Includes extensive data on forest loss, and land use.)

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