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Introduction to conservation biology

Author: Richard B Primack; Anna Sher
Publisher: Sunderland, MA, U.S.A. : Sinauer Associates, Inc., Publishers, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a book well suited for a wide range of undergraduate courses, as both a primary text for conservation biology courses and a supplement for ecological and environmental science courses.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard B Primack; Anna Sher
ISBN: 9781605354736 1605354732
OCLC Number: 1281685423
Description: xvii, 476 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Defining conservation biology --
What is biodiversity? --
The value of biodiversity --
Threats to biodiversity --
Extinction is forever --
Conserving populations and species --
Bringing populations and species back from the brink --
Protected areas --
Conservation outside protected areas --
Restoration ecology --
The challenge of sustainable development --
The future of conservation.
Responsibility: Richard B. Primack, Boston University, Anna A. Sher, University of Denver.

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