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A primer of conservation biology

Author: Richard B Primack
Publisher: Sunderland, MA : Sinauer Associates, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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"Primack (Boston University) incorporates background, theory, and examples in this lively introductory text for a short undergraduate course. Case studies and thought-provoking, high-quality b&w photos will inspire discussion on current controversies. The book can be used as a stand-alone or supplemental text, and will also be useful as a supplement text for courses in introductory biology, general ecology,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard B Primack
ISBN: 9780878936922 0878936920
OCLC Number: 212893632
Description: xiv, 349 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Defining conservation biology --
What is biodiversity? --
The value of biodiversity --
Threats to biodiversity --
Extinction is forever --
Conserving populations and species --
Protected areas --
Conservation outside protected areas --
The challenge of sustainable development --
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Responsibility: Richard B. Primack.
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Provides up-to-date coverage of Conservation Biology, including sustainable development, global warming, and strategies to save species on the verge of extinction. Many examples of successful  Read more...

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