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Conservation of Biological Resources

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ISBN-10: 0865427380

ISBN-13: 9780865427389

Edition: 1998

Authors: E. J. Milner-Gulland, Ruth Mace

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Comprising a theoretical section and a set of contributed case studies, this text examines issues surrounding the biological conservation of species and ecosystems used by humans, and outlines the new direction conservation biology must take.
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Book details

List price: $139.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/16/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 424
Size: 7.87" wide x 9.84" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

List of Contributors
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Introduction to the Conservation of Biological Resources
Theoretical Background
The Ecological and Economic Theory of Sustainable Harvesting
Harvesting and Ecological Realities
Decision-Making by Users of Biological Resources
Practical Considerations when Applying the Theory
Case Studies
Sustainable Use as a Conservation Tool in the Forests of South-East Asia
Will Bigleaf Mahogany Be Conserved Through Sustainable Use?
Cosiguina, Nicaragua: A Case Study in Community-Based Management of Wildlife
Sustainability of the Falkland Islands Loligo Squid Fishery
Recreational Use of Coral Reefs in the Maldives and Caribbean
A Century of Change in the Central Luangwa Valley of Zambia
The Economics of Wildlife Conservation Policy in Kenya
Gorilla Tourism: A Critical Look
Caribou and Muskox Harvesting in the Northwest Territories
Hunting of Game Mammals in the Soviet Union
Making Conservation Work
Making Conservation Work
Glossary of Terms