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Conservation science and action, edited by William J. Sutherland, (electronic book)

Label
Conservation science and action
Title
Conservation science and action
Statement of responsibility
edited by William J. Sutherland
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Conservation Science and Action is intended for upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in conservation biology. This book reviews the latest thinking and approaches, and in doing so provides a readily accessible reference work for conservation professionals and managers. Because conservation biology is now one of the most dynamic disciplines in the life sciences, William Sutherland and his international team of authors have selected many of the liveliest topics where key advances are currently being made. They stress ideas, point to unresolved issues, and suggest possible future develo
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Environmental Studies
  • Science
  • Natural history
Label
Conservation science and action, edited by William J. Sutherland, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • Conservation Science and Action; List of contributors; Preface; Chapter 1: Biodiversity; Chapter 2: Extinction; Chapter 3: Introductions; Chapter 4: Pollutants and pesticides; Chapter 5: Sustainable and unsustainable exploitation; Chapter 6: Small and declining populations; Chapter 7: Metapopulatioll, source-sink and disturbance dynamics; Chapter 8: Implications of historical ecology for conservation; Chapter 9: Selecting areas for conservation; Chapter 10: Managing habitats and species; Chapter 11: Economics of nature conservation; Chapter 12: Conservation education
  • Chapter 13: Conservation policy and politicsChapter 14: Conservation and development; References; Index
Control code
ocn781298529
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (378 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781444313499
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic resource
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Conservation science and action, edited by William J. Sutherland, (electronic book)
Publication
Contents
  • Conservation Science and Action; List of contributors; Preface; Chapter 1: Biodiversity; Chapter 2: Extinction; Chapter 3: Introductions; Chapter 4: Pollutants and pesticides; Chapter 5: Sustainable and unsustainable exploitation; Chapter 6: Small and declining populations; Chapter 7: Metapopulatioll, source-sink and disturbance dynamics; Chapter 8: Implications of historical ecology for conservation; Chapter 9: Selecting areas for conservation; Chapter 10: Managing habitats and species; Chapter 11: Economics of nature conservation; Chapter 12: Conservation education
  • Chapter 13: Conservation policy and politicsChapter 14: Conservation and development; References; Index
Control code
ocn781298529
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (378 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781444313499
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic resource
Specific material designation
remote

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