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Southeast Asian biodiversity in crisis

Author: Navjot S Sodhi; Barry W Brook
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Series: Cambridge tropical biology series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"The biodiversity of Southeast Asia is in great danger as a result of massive habitat modifications, forest fires and the overexploitation of wildlife. This book provides the first comprehensive review of the current state of Southeast Asia's terrestrial biotas and highlights the primary drivers responsible for the grave threat to the region's unique and rich biodiversity."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Internet resource
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Navjot S Sodhi; Barry W Brook
ISBN: 9780521839303 0521839300
OCLC Number: 62132893
Description: xii, 190 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Dwindling habitats --
2. Biodiversity in a hotspot --
3. Biotic losses and other effects of habitat degradation impacts on biotas --
4. Beyond deforestation : additional threats to Southeast Asian biodiversity --
5. The projected future of biodiversity in Southeast Asia --
6. Challenges and options for conservation in the region.
Series Title: Cambridge tropical biology series.
Responsibility: Navjot S. Sodhi, Barry W. Brook.
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Massive anthropogenic habitat modifications, forest fires and the overexploitation of wildlife in Southeast Asia are clear and present dangers to its rich and unique biodiversity. This book reports  Read more...

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Review of the hardback: 'A powerful advocacy for the high conservation priority of the area; Sodhi's book is an important resource not only for those focused on the continent in specific, but also Read more...

 
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