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Reptiles & Amphibians and Plants
Adams, B. 1986. The Flowering of the Pacific. Collins, Sydney, Australia.
Adsersen, Henning. 1989. The Rare Plants of Galapagos and Their Conservation.  Biological Conservation, Vol. 47, pages 49-77.
Alcala, A.C. 1976. Philippine Land Vertebrates. New Day Pub., Quezon City, Philippines, 176 pages.
Alcala, A.C. 1986. Guide to the Philippine Flora and Fauna. Natural Resources Management Centre and University of the Philippines, Manila.
American Institute of Biological Sciences. 1988. Bioscience, April, Vol. 38, No. 4. (Issue devoted to Hawaii's endangered species.)
Barnett, S. 1985. New Zealand in the Wild: An Illustrated A-Z of Native and Introduced Birds, Mammals, Reptiles and Amphibians. Collins, Auckland, New Zealand.
Barth, Steve. 1995. Hawai'i. In: The Smithsonian Guides to Natural America. The Pacific. Smithsonian Books, Washington, DC; Random House, New York, 288 pages.
Beaglehole, J.C. 1966. The Exploration of the Pacific. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.
Beehler, B.M., T.K. Pratt and D.A. Zimmerman. 1986. Birds of New Guinea. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ.
Bellamy, D., B. Springett and P. Hayden. 1990. Moa's Ark: The Voyage of New Zealand. Viking Press, Auckland, New Zealand.
Bishop N. and C. Gaskin. 1992. Natural History of New Zealand. Hodder & Stoughton, Auckland, New Zealand.
Braatz, S. 1992. Conserving Biological Diversity: A Strategy for Protected Areas in the Asia-Pacific Region. World Bank, 1-66.
Broad, R. and J. Cavanagh. 1993. Plundering Paradise: The struggle for the environment in the Philippines. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA, 197 pages.
Brockie, B. 1992. A Living New Zealand Forest. David Bateman, Auckland, New Zealand.
Carlquist, Sherwin. 1980. Hawaii. A Natural History. Geology, Climate, Native Flora and Fauna Above the Shoreline. Pacific Tropical Botanical Gardens, Lawai, HI, 468 pages.
Castro, Isabel and Antonia Phillips. 1996. A Guide to the Birds of the Galapagos Islands. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 144 pages.
Chester, Sharon et al. 1998. Mave Mai: The Marquesas Islands. Wandering Albatross, 140 pages.
Clark, M.R. and P.R. Dingwall. 1985. Conservation of Islands in the Southern Ocean. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland.
Collar, Niger, N.A.D. Mallari, and B.R. Tabaranza, Jr. 1999. Threatened Birds of the Philippines. The Haribon Foundation/BirdLife International Red Data Book, Makati City, Philippines.
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.
Cox, Paul Alan. 1999. Nafanua. Saving the Samoan Rain Forest. W.H. Freeman and Co., New York, 238 pages.
Cox, George W. 1999. Alien Species in North America and Hawaii. Impacts on Natural Ecosystems. Island Press, Washington, DC, 400 pages.
Darwin, Charles. 1962 edition. The Voyage of the Beagle. Doubleday Anchor Book, The American Museum of Natural History. Ed. by L. Engel, Natural History Library, New York.
Daws, Gavan. 1974. Shoal of Time. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, HI, 494 pages.
Daws, Gavan. 1993. Hawaii. The Islands of Life. The Nature Conservancy. Signature Pub., Honolulu, HI, 155 pages.
Delacour, J. and E. Mayr. 1946. Birds of the Philippines. Macmillan Pub. Co., New York, 309 pages.
Dickinson, E.C., R.S. Kennedy and K.C. Parkes. 1991. The Birds of the Philippines: An Annotated Checklist. British Ornithologists Union, Tring, UK, 507 pages.
Enting, B. and L. Molloy. 1982. The Ancient Islands: New Zealand's Natural Environments. Port Nicholson Press, Wellington, New Zealand.
Gill, B. 1991. New Zealand's Extinct Birds. Auckland, New Zealand.
Goodson, Gar. 1985. The Many-Splendored Fishes of Hawaii. Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA, 91 pages.
Grant, Peter R. 1986. Ecology and Evolution of Darwin's Finches. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 458 pages.
Grove, Jack S. and Robert J. Lavenberg. 1997. The Fishes of the Galapagos Islands. Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA, 863 pages.
Hawaii Audubon Society. 1996. Hawaii's Birds. 4th edition. 112 pages.
Hay, R. 1985. Bird Conservation in the Pacific Islands. International Council for Bird Preservation Study Report No. 7.
Heaney, Lawrence R. and Jacinto C. Regalado, Jr. 1998. Vanishing Treasures of the Philippine Rain Forest. The Field Museum, Chicago, IL, 88 pages.
Heather, Barrie and Hugh Robertson. 1997. The Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand. Illustrated by Derek Onley. Oxford University Press, New York, 432 pages.
Hickman, John. 1985. The Enchanted Islands. The Galapagos Discovered. Tanager Books, Dover, NH, 169 pages.
IUCN. 1994. Environmental Law in the South Pacific. Consolidated Legal Report on Micronesia, Cook Islands, Tonga, Marshall Islands and Solomon Islands. 100 pages.
Jackson, Michael H. 1993. Galapagos. A Natural History. University of Calgary Press, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 315 pages.
Jaffe, Mark. 1994. And No Bird Sings. The Story of an Ecological Disaster in a Tropical Paradise. Simon & Schuster, New York, 283 pages. (Effects on wildlife of Guam of non-indigenous snake.).
Kay, E. (ed.). 1972. A Natural History of the Hawaiian Islands. Selected Readings, University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, HI, 653 pages.
Kelly, G.C. and G.N. Park (eds.). 1986. The New Zealand Protected Natural Areas Programme: A Scientific Focus . Biological Resources Center/Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Wellington, New Zealand.
Kennedy, Robert S., Pedro C. Gonzales, Edward C. Dickinson, Hector C. Miranda, Jr. and Timothy H. Fisher. 2000. A Guide to the Birds of the Philippines.
Oxford University Press, New York, 368 pages.
Kepler, Angela K. 1998. Hawaiian Heritage Plants. University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, 240 pages.
Kimura, B. and K. Nagata. 1980. Hawaii's Vanishing Flora. Oriental Pub. Co., Honolulu, HI, 88 pages.
Kirch, Patrick V. and Terry L. Hunt (eds.). 1997. Historical Ecology in the Pacific Islands. Prehistoric Environment and Landscape Change. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 331 pages.
Kummer, D.M. 1992. Deforestation in the Postwar Philippines. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, 177 pages.
Macdonald, G., A. Abbott and F. Peterson. 1983. Volcanoes in the Sea. The Geology of Hawaii. 2nd edition. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, HI, 518 pages.
Malcolm, Bill and Nancy. 1989. The Forest Carpet. New Zealand's Little-noticed Forest Plants--Mosses, Lichens, Liverworts, Hornworts, Fork-ferns and Lycopods. Craig Potton, Nelson, New Zealand, 139 pages.
Mayer, J.F. 1945. Birds of the South-West Pacific. Macmillan Pub. Co., New York.
Mitchell, Andrew. 1989. The Fragile South Pacific. An Ecological Odyssey. University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, 256 pages.
Molloy, J. and A. Davis. 1992. Setting Priorities for the Conservation of New Zealand's Threatened Plants and Animals. Department of Conservation, Government of New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand.
Molloy, Les. 1994. Wild New Zealand. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 208 pages. (Extensive bibliography.)
Moorhead, A. 1987. The Fatal Impact: The Invasion of the South Pacific 1767-1840. Hamish Hamilton, London, UK.
Muse, C. and S. 1982. The Birds and Bird Lore of Samoa. Pioneer Press, Washington, DC.
Olson, S.L., and H.F. James. 1982. Fossil Birds from the Hawaiian Islands: Evidence for Wholesale Extinction by Man before Western Contact. Science, Vol. 217, pages 633-635.
Quisumbing, E. 1967. Philippine species of plants facing extinction. Araneta Journal of Agriculture, Vol. 14, pages 135-162.
Porter, G. and D.J. Ganapin, Jr. 1988. Resources, Population, and the Philippines Future: A Case Study. World Resources Institute, Washington, DC.
Porter, Eliot. 1968. Galapagos: The Flow of Wildness. 2 volumes. Sierra Club, San Francisco, CA.
Pratt, H., P. Bruner and D. Berrett. 1986. Field Guide to the Birds of Hawaii and the Tropical Pacific. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 409 pages.
Rabor, D.S. 1977. Philippine Birds and Mammals. University of Philippines Press, Quezon City, 283 pages.
Ramsey, Cynthia Russ. 1993. Hawaii's Hidden Treasures. Photos by Chris Johns. National Geographic Society, Washington, DC, 200 pages.
Reader's Digest Services. 1981. Wild New Zealand. Reader's Digest, Sydney, Australia.
Rogers, Barbara Radcliffe. 1990. Galapagos. Mallard Press, New York, 143 pages.
Ryan, P. 1988. Fiji's Natural Heritage. Southwestern Pub. Co., Ltd., Auckland, New Zealand.
Savidge, J. A. 1987. Extinction of an island forest avifauna by an introduced snake. Ecology. Vol. 68, No. 3, pages 660-668. (Guam.)
Schofield, Eileen K. 1984. Plants of the Galapagos Islands. Universe Press, New York, 159 pages.
Steadman, David and Steven Zousmer. 1988. Galapagos. Discovery on Darwin's Islands. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC, 208 pages.
Thaman, R.R. 1984. The Poisoning of Paradise: Pesticides, People, Environmental Pollution and Increasing Dependency in the Pacific Islands. South Pacific Forum, University of the South Pacific Sociological Society. Vol. 1, No. 2. Suva, Fiji.
Tomich, P. 1985. Mammals in Hawaii. 2nd edition. Bishop Museum Press, Honolulu, HI, 375 pages.
Wagner, Warren L. and V.A. Funk (eds.). 1995. Hawaiian Biogeography. Evolution on a Hot Spot Archipelago. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC, 464 pages.
Watling, D. 1982. Birds of Fiji, Tonga, and Samoa. Millwood Press, Wellington, New Zealand.
Weiner, Jonathan. 1994. The Beak of the Finch. A Story of Evolution in Our Time. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 332 pages. (Galapagos finches & their evolution.)
Wenkam, Robert. 1969. Kauai and the Park Country of Hawaii. Sierra Club Books. San Francisco, CA.
Whistler, W.A. 1980. Coastal Flowers of the Pacific. Oriental Pub. Co., Honolulu, HI.
Whitmore, T.C. 1984. Tropical Rain Forests of the Far East. Clarendon Press, Oxford, UK, 352 pages.
Wildlife Conservation Society of the Philippines. 1997. Philippine Red Data Book. Bookmark, Inc., Makati City, Philippines, 262 pages.

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