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A practitioner's guide to freshwater biodiversity conservation

Author: Nicole Silk; Kristine Ciruna
Publisher: Washington, DC : Island Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Reprint edView all editions and formats
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Brings together knowledge and experience from conservation practitioners and experts around the world to help readers understand the challenge of conserving biodiversity in freshwater ecosystems.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Practitioner's guide to freshwater biodiversity conservation.
Washington, DC : Island Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2005018129
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicole Silk; Kristine Ciruna
ISBN: 9781429497893 1429497890 9781597260442 1597260444 9781597260435 1597260436
OCLC Number: 228145350
Notes: Originally published: Boulder, Colo. : Nature Conservancy, ©2004.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 393 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: The global challenge of freshwater biodiversity conservation --
Freshwater fundamentals: watersheds, freshwater ecosystems and freshwater biodiversity --
Focusing freshwater conservation efforts --
Understanding threats to freshwater biodiversity and developing effective conservation strategies --
Measuring freshwater biodiversity conservation success --
APPENDICES; Appendix A: Ecological characteristics of freshwater ecosystem types --
Appendix B: Indicators of freshwater ecological integrity.
Other Titles: Freshwater biodiversity conservation
Responsibility: edited by Nicole Silk and Kristine Ciruna with contributions by David Allan [and others].
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