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Experimental approaches to conservation biology

Author: Malcolm S Gordon; Soraya M Bartol
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Evidence is increasingly indicating that the current rate of species extinction is reaching its highest level since the asteroid collision 65 million years ago, & that humans are laregly responsible. This volume explores aspects of a looming crisis.
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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm S Gordon; Soraya M Bartol
OCLC Number: 754059884
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 8 août 2011).
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Contents: Introduction: Experimental Biology in Conservation Science / Malcolm S. Gordon and Soraya M. Bartol --
Conservation of Endangered Species: Overview / Gary Burness --
Contributions of ex situ propagation and molecular genetics to conservation of Hawaiian Tree Snails / Michael G. Hadfield, Brenden S. Holland, and Kevin J. Olival --
Multiple causes for declining amphibian populations / Andrew R. Blaustein, Audrey C. Hatch, Lisa K. Belden, and Joseph M. Kiesecker --
Energetics of leatherback sea turtles. Occam's razor and Morton's fork / David R. Jones, Amanda L. Southwood, and Russel D. Andrews --
Experimental strategies for the recovery of depleted populations of West Indian rock iguanas / Allison C. Alberts and John A. Phillips --
Endocrinology and the conservation of New Zealand birds / J.F. Cockrem, D.C. Adams, E.J. Bennett, E.J. Candy, E.J. Hawke, S.J. Henare, and M.A. Potter --
Conservation of Australian arid-zone marsupials. making use of knowledge of their energy and water requirements / Ian D. Hume, Lesley A. Gibson, and Steven J. Lapidge --
The population decline of Steller sea lions. testing the nutritional stress hypothesis / Russel D. Andrews. Control or Elimination of Exotic/Invasive Species: Overview / Pamela J. Mueller --
Tipping the balance in the restoration of native plants: experimental approaches to changing the exotic:native ratio in California grassland / Jeffrey D. Corbin, Carla M. D'Antonio, and Susan J. Bainbridge --
Using natural experiments in the study of alien tree invasions. opportunities and limitations / D.M. Richardson, M. Rouget, and M. Rejmanek --
Biological control in support of conservation. friend or foe? / Mark S. Hoddle --
Policy Related Matters: Overview / Anthony Steyermark --
The Army and the desert tortoise. can science inform policy decisions? / James R. Spotila and Harold W. Avery --
Integrating experimental research with the needs of natural resource and land managers; a case study from Australia and New Zealand / John C. Rodger --
More meaningful wildlife research by prioritizing science, linking disciplines and building capacity / David E. Wildt --
African National Parks under challenge: Novel approaches in South Africa may offer respite / Leo Braack.
Responsibility: edited by Malcolm S. Gordon and Soraya M. Bartol.

Abstract:

Evidence is increasingly indicating that the current rate of species extinction is reaching its highest level since the asteroid collision 65 million years ago, & that humans are laregly responsible. This volume explores aspects of a looming crisis.

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