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Tigers of the world : the science, politics, and conservation of Panthera tigris

Author: Ronald L Tilson; Philip J Nyhus
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Academic Press, 2010.
Series: Noyes series in animal behavior, ecology, conservation, and management.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Explores tiger biology, ecology, conservation, management, and the science and technology that make this possible. This book describes the methods used to disseminate and obtain information needed  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Tigers of the world.
Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Academic Press, 2010
(OCoLC)214308101
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald L Tilson; Philip J Nyhus
ISBN: 9780080947518 0080947514
OCLC Number: 663975008
Notes: First ed. published as: Tigers of the world : the biology, biopolitics, management, and conservation of an endangered species / edited by Ronald L. Tilson, Ulysses S. Seal. Park Ridge, N.J. : Noyes Publications, ©1987.
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 524 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color).
Contents: Fifty years in the tiger world : an introduction / Peter Jackson --
What is a tiger? : ecology and behavior / Mel Sunquist --
What is a tiger? : genetics and phylogeography / Shu-Jin Luo [and others] --
What is a tiger? : biogeography, morphology, and taxonomy / Andrew C. Kitchener and Nobuyuki Yamaguchi --
Will the tiger survive in India? / Belinda Wright --
Poaching and poisoning of tigers in Sumatra for the domestic market / Ronald Tilson [and others] --
Partnering to stop poaching : developing cross-sector strategic responses to wildlife poaching / Steven Galster, William Schaedla, and Tim Redford --
Panthera tigris vs Homo sapiens : conflict, coexistence, or extinction / Philip J. Nyhus and Ronald Tilson --
Setting priorities for tiger conservation : 2005-2015 / Eric W. Sanderson [and others] --
The Terai Arc Landscape : a tiger conservation success story in a human-dominated landscape / Eric Wikramanayake [and others] --
Collaboration and partnerships are essential to sustain wild tiger populations / Kae Kawanishi and John Seidensticker --
The Cat Specialist Group and tigers / Peter Jackson, Urs Breitenmoser, and Christine Breitenmoser-Würsten --
Save the Tiger Fund's grant-making strategy for recovering wild tiger populations / Brian Gratwicke, Mahendra Shrestha, and John Seidensticker --
Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Fund / Fred Bagley --
Why keep tigers in zoos? / Sarah Christie --
History and function of US sanctuaries / Tammy Quist Thies --
Thirteen thousand and counting : how growing captive tiger populations threaten wild tigers / Philip J. Nyhus, Ronald Tilson, and Michael Hutchins --
Non-invasive survey methods for assessing tiger populations / K. Ullas Karanth and James D. Nichols --
Tiger telemetry / John Goodrich and Dale G. Miquelle --
Scent-matching dogs : a new tool for identifying wild tigers / Linda L. Kerley and Galina P. Salkina --
The science and art of managing tigers in captivity / Kathy Traylor-Holzer --
How many wild tigers are there? : an estimate for 2008 / John Seidensticker, Brian Gratwicke, and Mahendra Shrestha --
This heaven and this earth : will India keep its promise to Panthera tigris? / Bittu Sahgal and Jennifer Scarlott --
Status and conservation of tigers in the Indian subcontinent / A.J.T. Johnsingh, Bivash Pandav, and M.D. Madhusudan --
Securing the future for Nepal's tigers : lessons from the past and present / James L. David Smith [and others] --
Tigers of the Sundarbans / Tessa McGregor --
Tigers and people in the Malay world : four centuries of confrontation and coexistence in comparative Asian perspective / Peter Boomgaard --
Costs and benefits of sustaining wild tigers in Cambodia : a strategic economic perspective / Peter Cutter and Sun Hean --
The Malayan tiger / Kae Kawanishi [and others] --
The biology and politics of Sumatran tigers : crash of the conservation Garuda / Ronald Tilson and Philip J. Nyhus --
The claws of a dilemma : can big business contribute to tiger conservation in Indonesia? / Tom Maddox --
Science-based conservation Amur tigers in the Russian Far East and northeast China / Dale G. Miquelle [and others] --
Tiger education in the Primorsky region of Russia / Irina Belim --
King of the hundred beasts : a long view of tigers in southern China / Chris Coggins --
Yin and yang of tiger conservation in China / Ronald Tilson, Philip J. Nyhus, and Jeff R. Muntifering --
Tiger restoration and biodiversity refugia in Asia : 'picking up' the pieces / Jeff R. Muntifering [and others] --
The struggle to save the last South China tigers / Kathy Traylor-Holzer, Xie Zhong, and Yin Yuzhong --
Tiger farms and pharmacies : the central importance of China's trade policy for tiger conservation / Kristin Nowell --
Tigers, economics, and the regulation of trade / Michael 't Sas-Rolfes --
Roads to recovery or catastrophic loss : how will the next decade end for wild tigers? / Eric Wikramanayake [and others] --
The next 20 years of tiger science, politics, and conservation / Philip J. Nyhus and Ronald Tilson.
Series Title: Noyes series in animal behavior, ecology, conservation, and management.
Responsibility: edited by Ronald Tilson and Philip J. Nyhus.

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