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Effective conservation science : data not dogma

Author: Peter M Kareiva; Michelle Marvier; Brian R Silliman
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018. ©2018
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This edited volume assembles some of the most intriguing voices in modern conservation biology. Collectively they highlight many of the most challenging questions being asked in conservation science today, each of which will benefit from new experiments, new data, and new analyses. The book's principal aim is to inspire readers to tackle these uncomfortable issues head-on. A second goal is to be reflective and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Effective conservation science. Data not dogma.
Corby : Oxford University Press 2017
(OCoLC)990549833
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter M Kareiva; Michelle Marvier; Brian R Silliman
ISBN: 9780192536662 0192536664
OCLC Number: 1005843306
Description: 1 online resource (384 pages)
Contents: REPRODUCIBILITY, BIAS, AND OBJECTIVITY IN CONSERVATION SCIENCE; CHALLENGES TO FOUNDATIONAL PREMISES IN CONSERVATION; ICONIC CONSERVATION TALES: SORTING TRUTH FROM FICTION; QUESTIONING ACCEPTED STRATEGIES AND INTERVENTIONS; CONCLUSION
Responsibility: edited by Peter Kareiva, Michelle Marvier, Brian Silliman.

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The hope is that this book will lead to greater conservation of ecosystems and biodiversity by harnessing the engine of constructive scientific scepticism in service of better results.  Read more...

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The book tackles the philosophical and scientific issues that have divided the field of conservation biology in recent years. * Keith Kloor, Slate * [Effective conservation science] can serve as a Read more...

 
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