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Conservation science : balancing the needs of people and nature

Author: Peter M Kareiva; Michelle Marvier
Publisher: Greenwood Village, Colorado : Roberts and Company [2015 ]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"Conservation Science was primarily written for undergraduates and beginning graduate students who are interested either in academic careers or in doing science-based conservation at government agencies, non-governmental organizations, or international institutions. It will also be of interest to those already involved in conservation who want to bolster their understanding of the field. It is essential reading for  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter M Kareiva; Michelle Marvier
ISBN: 9781936221493 1936221497
OCLC Number: 884440063
Description: xxvi, 644 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 25 cm
Contents: Humans are the dominant ecological force --
Biodiversity and extinction --
Ecosystem services : accounting for nature's value --
Policy responses to biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation --
Protected areas : a cornerstone of conservation --
Conservation planning and priorities --
The perils of small populations --
Population size, trend, and viability --
Assessing threats and choosing conservation actions --
Islands of nature and the role of dispersal --
Restoration and reintroduction : measures of last resort --
Adaptive management and evidence-based conservation --
Reversing global deforestation and forest degradation --
Balancing agriculture and conservation --
Maintaining sustainable marine fisheries --
Managing fresh water for people and nature --
Getting practical about introduced species --
Climate change demands new conservation strategies --
Making conservation a success story.
Responsibility: Peter Kareiva, The Nature Conservancy, Michelle Marvier, Santa Clara University.

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Now is the time for conservation science-a mission-oriented scientific enterprise that seeks to protect nature, including Earth's animals, plants, and ecosystems, in the face of unprecedented human  Read more...

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"The authors present reasoned and provocative discussion of the challenges we face while traveling the difficult road that lies ahead, and the book is thus an imperative read." ECOLOGY (by Todd Read more...

 
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