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Conservation biology for all

Author: Navjot S Sodhi; Paul R Ehrlich
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Series: Oxford biology.
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'Conservation Biology for All' provides cutting-edge but basic conservation science to a global readership. A series of authoritative chapters have been written by the top names in conservation biology with the principal aim of disseminating cutting-edge conservation knowledge as widely as possible.
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Conservation biology for all.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
(OCoLC)742309989
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Navjot S Sodhi; Paul R Ehrlich
ISBN: 9780199554249 0199554242 9780199554232 0199554234
OCLC Number: 430842406
Description: xvi, 344 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Navjot S. Sodhi and Paul R. Ehrlich --
Conservation biology: past and present / Curt Meine --
Biodiversity / Kevin J. Gaston --
Ecosystem functions and services / Cagan H. Sekercioglu --
Habitat destruction: death by a thousand cuts / William F. Laurance --
Habitat fragmentation and landscape change / Andrew F. Bennett and Denis A. Saunders --
Overharvesting / Carlos A. Peres --
Invasive species / Daniel Simberloff --
Climate change / Thomas E. Lovejoy --
Fire and biodiversity / David M.J.S. Bowman and Brett P. Murphy --
Extinctions and the practice of preventing them / Stuart L. Pimm and Clinton N. Jenkins --
Conservation planning and priorities / Thomas Brooks --
Endangered species management: the US experience / David S. Wilcove --
Conservation in human-modified landscapes / Lian Pin Koh and Toby A. Gardner --
The roles of people in conservation / C. Anne Claus, Kai M.A. Chan, and Terre Satterfield --
From conservation theory to practice: crossing the divide / Madhu Rao and Joshua Ginsberg --
The conservation biologist's toolbox--principles for the design and analysis of conservation studies / Corey J.A. Bradshaw and Barry W. Brook.
Series Title: Oxford biology.
Responsibility: edited by : Navjot S. Sodhi, Paul R. Ehrlich.
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