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Tropical conservation biology

Author: Navjot S Sodhi; Barry W Brook; Corey J A Bradshaw
Publisher: Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This introductory textbook examines diminishing terrestrial and aquatic habitats in the tropics, covering a broad range of topics including the fate of the coral reefs; the impact of agriculture,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Textbooks
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Navjot S Sodhi; Barry W Brook; Corey J A Bradshaw
ISBN: 9781405150736 1405150734
OCLC Number: 938656004
Description: xi, 332 p. : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface. Acknowledgements. 1. Diminishing habitats in regions of high biodiversity. 2. Invaluable losses. 3. Broken homes: tropical biotas in fragmented landscapes. 4. Burning down the house. 5. Alien invaders. 6. Human uses and abuses of tropical biodiversity. 7. Threats in three dimensions: tropical aquatic conservation. 8. Climate change: feeling the tropical heat. 9. Lost without a trace: the tropical extinction crisis. 10. Lights at the end of the tunnel: conservation options and challenges. References. Index
Responsibility: Navjot S. Sodhi, Barry W. Brook, Corey J.A. Bradshaw.
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"This is by far the best introduction to conservation biology in the broadest sense that I have yet encountered." (Biodivers Conserv, 2011) "It is simply a good, detailed, and up-to-date book that Read more...

 
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