Offers an examination of nature protection around the world. This book shows that a handful of treaties - all designed to protect the world's most commercially important migratory species - have largely shaped the contours of global nature conservation over the twentieth century.
Mark Cioc is a professor of history at the University of California, Santa Cruz and the author of The Rhine: An Eco-Biography, 1815-2000. He is a coeditor of How Green Were the Nazis? Nature, Environment, and Nation in the Third Reich.