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In Wolf Country
Jim Yuskavitch

The untold story of wolf recovery in the US, from reintroduction in Yellowstone to the current de-listing controversy.

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The Last Wolf
Jim Crumley

One of Scotland's most celebrated nature writers examines the history and cultural impact of the wolf in Scotland and makes an impassioned case for its reintroduction to the Highlands.

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The Will of the Land
by Peter Dettling

Photographer Peter Dettling exposes the problems of wildlife management, development of tourism and transportation networks in the Rocky Mountain National Parks of Canada. The wonderful photos will inspire you to get involved and try to help before these wildernesses disappear.

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World of Wolves - New Perspectives on Ecology, Behaviour and Management
Edited by Marco Musiani, Luigi Boitani and Paul C. Paquet

An up to date look at wolf ecology, management and conservation with case studies from Europe and North America. Features contributions from Wolves and Humans project partners Sabina Nowak in Poland and Vadim Sidorovich from Belarus.

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A New Era for Wolves and People

A New Era for Wolves and People - Wolf Recovery, Human Attitudes and Policy
Edited by Marco Musiani, Luigi Boitani and Paul C. Paquet

Examines the relationship between wolves and people and how ethics, attitudes and policy affect management of wolves in Europe and North America.

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Wolves
Todd Fuller

An easily readable and concise introduction to the world of the wolf. Includes up-to-date chapters on taxonomy, distribution, behaviour, interactions with humans and other species, and conservation needs.

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Wolves: Behaviour, Ecology and Conservation
L David Mech, Luigi Boitani

Twenty-two authors have contributed to this comprehensive review of what is known about the wolf to date. This book has become the new standard reference on wolves.

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Of Wolves and Men
Barry Lopez

An excellent overview of the world of the wolf from biological and philosophical viewpoints. Lopez looks at man's long history of interaction with the wolf and the mythology that has arisen in many cultures.

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The Wolf Almanac
Ed. Robert Busch

A clear and reasonably comprehensive illustrated guide to the wolf. Includes sections on evolution of the wolf, mythology, habitat, anatomy and behaviour, current numbers and conservation. A good reference book for dipping into.

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Wolves (Wildworld series)
Karen Dudley

A great introduction to wolves for children.

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Living with Wolves
Jim and Jamie Dutcher

Full of beautiful photographs of the captive pack of wolves featured in the ‘Wolves at our Door’ and ‘Living with Wolves’ documentaries by the film-making Dutcher team. Also includes a CD of the pack howling, backed by other natural sounds of the Sawtooth mountains.

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Wolf Journal
Brian A. Connolly

Everything you need to know about wolves and wolf recovery in North America wrapped up in a delightful story of a boy who discovers two wolves in the Allegheny Mountains of Pennsylvania. Aimed at young adults but will appeal to all ages.

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Hawk
Brian A. Connolly

The sequel to Wolf Journal. Through the story of Jimmy and his native American friend and mentor Hawk trying to save a pack of wolves from poachers, we learn more about wolves and our place in the natural world. Another young adult novel that will appeal to adults.

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Decade of the Wolf
Douglas Smith and Gary Ferguson

A review of the ten years since wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park, by the project leader and an award winning nature writer. Looks at the history of the project, snapshots of notable wolves, and the effect wolves have had on the other flora and fauna of the park, as well as its human visitors and the local economy.

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Action Plan for The Conservation of Wolves in Europe
Luigi Boitani

A Council of Europe report setting out recommendations for pan-European conservation and management of the wolf. Good background information on the wolf in Europe, including legal status and distribution

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Wolves and Human Communities – Biology, Politics and Ethics
Ed. Virginia A. Sharp, Bryan Norton and Strachan Donnelly

A discussion of the biological, political and ethical aspects of proposals to reintroduce wolves to the Adirondack mountains of New York State. A good model of how to approach wolf reintroduction and management whilst including the views of local communities.

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Beyond Wolves – The Politics of Wolf Recovery and Management
Martin A. Nie

Beyond Wolves puts restoration and management of wolves into a political context and examines the social, political and cultural side of wolf recovery, making many suggestions for how wildlife policy-making could be improved by greater inclusion of the various stakeholders.

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Wolf Wars
Hank Fischer

Hank Fischer was a field representative for Defenders of Wildlife and was instrumental in returning wolves to Yellowstone.

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Shadow Mountain: A Memoir of Wolves, a Woman and the Wild
Renee Askins

Renee Askins founded the Wolf Fund and spent fifteen years working for reintroduction of wolves to Yellowstone. This is her personal story.

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The Return of the Mexican Gray Wolf: Back to the Blue
Bobbie Holaday

Founder of community advocacy group Preserve Arizona's Wolves, Bobbie Holaday organised a public awareness campaign that resulted in the return of the Mexican wolf to the Southwest.

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The New Wolves: The Return of the Mexican Wolf to the Southwest
Rick Bass

Renowned nature writer Rick Bass examines the restoration of the Mexican wolf from different perspectives both for and against the return of this key predator.

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The Return of the Wolf to Yellowstone
Thomas McNamee

A comprehensive overview of the events surrounding the reintroduction of wolves to Yellowstone National Park in 1995.

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The Last Wild Wolves - Ghosts of the Rain Forest
Ian McAllister

A stunning photographic document of the lives of the wolves living on Canada's rugged and beautiful north Pacific coast. Includes a DVD highlighting the threat to this unique habitat from logging companies.

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Livestock Guarding Dogs: Their Current Use Worldwide
Robin Rigg

A comprehensive review of the history and current use of livestock guarding dogs to protect from depredation by predators. Includes description of the breeds, and advice on acquiring and raising dogs to be successful guardians.

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The Last Wolf of Ireland
Elona Malterre

A childrens book telling the story of the last wolf in Ireland, reputedly killed at Barnes Gap in the Sperrin Mountains of Countty Tyrone in 1786. The book introduces environmental themes to younger readers, with some Irish folklore.

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Romeo: The Story of an Alaskan Wolf
John Hyde

The remarkable story in text and photos of a wolf who took up residence near a small Alaskan town and helped change perceptions of his species.

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Carnivore Damage Prevention Newsletter

A periodic publication with articles about preventing attacks by wolves, bears and lynx on livestock.

Download at http://www.kora.unibe.ch/en/proj/cdpnews/archives.htm

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