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Essentials of conservation biology

Author: Richard B Primack
Publisher: Sunderland, Mass. Sinauer 2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5. edView all editions and formats
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Combining theory and research to explain the links between conservation biology and environmental economics, education, ethics, law and the social sciences, Essentials of Conservation Biology has  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard B Primack
ISBN: 9780878936403 0878936408
OCLC Number: 845687055
Notes: Literaturangaben. - Literaturverz. S. [553] - 586
Description: XV, 601 Seiten zahlreiche Illustrationen, Diagramme 29 cm
Contents: PART I: MAJOR ISSUES THAT DEFINE THE DISCIPLINE What is Conservation Biology? What is Biological Diversity? Where is the World's Biological Diversity Found? PART II: VALUING BIODIVERSITY Ecological Economics and Direct Use Values Indirect Use Values Ethical Values PART III: THREATS TO BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY Extinction Vulnerability to Extinction Habitat Destruction, Fragmentation, Degradation, and Global Climate Change Overexploitation, Invasive Species, and Disease PART IV: CONSERVATION AT THE POPULATION AND SPECIES LEVELS Problems of Small Populations Applied Population Biology Establishing New Populations Ex Situ Conservation Strategies PART V: PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS Establishing Protected Areas Designing Networks of Protected Areas Managing Protected Areas Conservation Outside Protected Areas Restoration Ecology PART VI: CONSERVATION AND HUMAN SOCIETIES Conservation and Sustainable Development at the Local and National Levels An International Approache to Conservation and Sustainable Development An Agenda for the Future Glossary Appendix Bibliography
Responsibility: Richard B. Primack

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