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The Resource Key topics in conservation biology, edited by David W. Macdonald, Katrina Service

Key topics in conservation biology, edited by David W. Macdonald, Katrina Service

Label
Key topics in conservation biology
Title
Key topics in conservation biology
Statement of responsibility
edited by David W. Macdonald, Katrina Service
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book addresses key topics in contemporary conservation biology. The authors explore cutting-edge issues in modern biodiversity conservation, including controversial subjects as well as the management of wildlife disease, and examines the impact of bushmeat extraction and the role of hunting in the conservationist's toolbox.--[book cover]
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Macdonald, David W.
  • Service, Katrina
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Conservation biology
  • Conservation
  • Biology
  • Biological diversity
  • Environmental management
  • Wildlife
  • Wildlife conservation
  • Species (Biology)
  • Climate change
Label
Key topics in conservation biology, edited by David W. Macdonald, Katrina Service
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • p. 1
  • 1.
  • pathology of biodiversity loss : the practice of conservation/
  • C. R. Dickman
  • S. L. Pimm
  • M. Cardillo
  • p. 17
  • 2.
  • Prioritizing choices in conservation/
  • G. M. Mace
  • H. P. Possingham
  • N. Leader-Williams
  • p. 35
  • 3.
  • What is biodiversity worth? : economics as a problem and a solution/
  • D. Pearce
  • S. Hecht
  • F. Vorhies
  • p. 46
  • 4.
  • Impacts of modern molecular genetic techniques on conservation biology/
  • E. Geffen
  • G. Luikart
  • R. S. Waples
  • p. 64
  • 5.
  • role of metapopulations in conservation/
  • H. R. Akcakaya
  • G. Mills
  • C. P. Doncaster
  • p. 85
  • 6.
  • Managing biodiversity in the light of climate change : current biological effects and future impacts/
  • T. L. Root
  • D. Liverman
  • C. Newman
  • p. 105
  • 7.
  • Technology in conservation : a boon but with small print/
  • S. A. Ellwood
  • R. P. Wilson
  • A. C. Addison
  • p. 120
  • 8.
  • Animal welfare and conservation : measuring stress in the wild/
  • G. McLaren
  • C. Bonacic
  • A. Rowan
  • p. 134
  • 9.
  • Does modelling have a role in conservation?/
  • M. S. Boyce
  • S. P. Rushton
  • T. Lynam
  • p. 145
  • 10.
  • Conservation in the tropics : evolving roles for governments, international donors and non-government organizations/
  • S. Cobb
  • J. Ginsberg
  • J. Thomsen
  • p. 156
  • 11.
  • Do parasites matter? : infectious diseases and the conservation of host populations/
  • P. Riordan
  • P. Hudson
  • S. Albon
  • p. 173
  • 12.
  • nature of the beast : using biological processes in vertebrate pest management/
  • S. Baker
  • G. Singleton
  • R. Smith
  • p. 186
  • 13.
  • Introduced species and the line between biodiversity conservation and naturalistic eugenics/
  • D. W. MacDonald
  • C. M. King
  • R. Strachan
  • p. 206
  • 14.
  • Bushmeat : the challenge of balancing human and wildlife needs in African moist tropical forests/
  • J. E. Fa
  • L. Albrechtsen
  • D. Brown
  • p. 222
  • 15.
  • Does sport hunting benefit conservation?/
  • A. J. Loveridge
  • J. C. Reynolds
  • E. J. Milner-Gulland
  • p. 239
  • 16.
  • Can farming and wildlife coexist?/
  • R. E. Feber
  • E. J. Asteraki
  • L. G. Firbank
  • p. 253
  • 17.
  • Living with wildlife : the roots of conflict and the solutions/
  • C. Sillero-Zubiri
  • S. Sukumar
  • A. Treves
  • p. 271
  • 18.
  • Principles, practice and priorities : the quest for 'alignment'/
  • D. W. MacDonald
  • N. M. Collins
  • R. Wrangham
Control code
ocm63122822
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xviii, 307 p.
Isbn
9781405122498
Lccn
2006001711
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Key topics in conservation biology, edited by David W. Macdonald, Katrina Service
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • p. 1
  • 1.
  • pathology of biodiversity loss : the practice of conservation/
  • C. R. Dickman
  • S. L. Pimm
  • M. Cardillo
  • p. 17
  • 2.
  • Prioritizing choices in conservation/
  • G. M. Mace
  • H. P. Possingham
  • N. Leader-Williams
  • p. 35
  • 3.
  • What is biodiversity worth? : economics as a problem and a solution/
  • D. Pearce
  • S. Hecht
  • F. Vorhies
  • p. 46
  • 4.
  • Impacts of modern molecular genetic techniques on conservation biology/
  • E. Geffen
  • G. Luikart
  • R. S. Waples
  • p. 64
  • 5.
  • role of metapopulations in conservation/
  • H. R. Akcakaya
  • G. Mills
  • C. P. Doncaster
  • p. 85
  • 6.
  • Managing biodiversity in the light of climate change : current biological effects and future impacts/
  • T. L. Root
  • D. Liverman
  • C. Newman
  • p. 105
  • 7.
  • Technology in conservation : a boon but with small print/
  • S. A. Ellwood
  • R. P. Wilson
  • A. C. Addison
  • p. 120
  • 8.
  • Animal welfare and conservation : measuring stress in the wild/
  • G. McLaren
  • C. Bonacic
  • A. Rowan
  • p. 134
  • 9.
  • Does modelling have a role in conservation?/
  • M. S. Boyce
  • S. P. Rushton
  • T. Lynam
  • p. 145
  • 10.
  • Conservation in the tropics : evolving roles for governments, international donors and non-government organizations/
  • S. Cobb
  • J. Ginsberg
  • J. Thomsen
  • p. 156
  • 11.
  • Do parasites matter? : infectious diseases and the conservation of host populations/
  • P. Riordan
  • P. Hudson
  • S. Albon
  • p. 173
  • 12.
  • nature of the beast : using biological processes in vertebrate pest management/
  • S. Baker
  • G. Singleton
  • R. Smith
  • p. 186
  • 13.
  • Introduced species and the line between biodiversity conservation and naturalistic eugenics/
  • D. W. MacDonald
  • C. M. King
  • R. Strachan
  • p. 206
  • 14.
  • Bushmeat : the challenge of balancing human and wildlife needs in African moist tropical forests/
  • J. E. Fa
  • L. Albrechtsen
  • D. Brown
  • p. 222
  • 15.
  • Does sport hunting benefit conservation?/
  • A. J. Loveridge
  • J. C. Reynolds
  • E. J. Milner-Gulland
  • p. 239
  • 16.
  • Can farming and wildlife coexist?/
  • R. E. Feber
  • E. J. Asteraki
  • L. G. Firbank
  • p. 253
  • 17.
  • Living with wildlife : the roots of conflict and the solutions/
  • C. Sillero-Zubiri
  • S. Sukumar
  • A. Treves
  • p. 271
  • 18.
  • Principles, practice and priorities : the quest for 'alignment'/
  • D. W. MacDonald
  • N. M. Collins
  • R. Wrangham
Control code
ocm63122822
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xviii, 307 p.
Isbn
9781405122498
Lccn
2006001711
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps

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