Essentials of Conservation Biology
Edition: 4th 2006 (Revised)
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Description: This volume combines theory with applied and basic research to explain the connections between conservation biology and environmental economics, ethics, law, and the social sciences. It stresses the need for theory, research and an interdisciplinary approach in solving conservation problems.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $82.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Sinauer Associates, Incorporated
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.25" long x 1.25" tall
|Major Issues That Define The Discipline|
|What Is Conservation Biology?|
|What Is Biological Diversity?|
|Where Is the World's Biological Diversity Found?|
|The Value of Biological Diversity|
|Indirect Economic Values|
|Threats to Biological Diversity|
|Vulnerability to Extinction|
|Habitat Destruction, Fragmentation, and Degradation|
|Overexploitation, Invasive Species, and Disease|
|Conservation at the Population and Species Levels|
|Problems of Small Populations|
|Applied Population Biology|
|Establishing New Populations|
|Ex Situ Conservation Strategies|
|Establishing Protected Areas|
|Designing Protected Areas|
|Managing Protected Areas|
|Outside Protected Areas|
|Conservation and Human Societies|
|Conservation and Sustainable Development at the Local and National Levels|
|An International Approach to Sustainable Development|
|An Agenda for the Future|
|Appendix of International Conservation Organizations|