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Main Title State of the wild : a global portrait /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Fearn, Eva,
Redford, Kent Hubbard.
Woods, Ward
Publisher Island Press,
Year Published 2010
OCLC Number 419820034
ISBN 9781597266772; 1597266779; 9781597266789; 1597266787
Subjects Wildlife conservation ; Nature conservation ; Endangered species ; Wildlife conservation ; Nature conservation
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  QL82.W553 2010 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 02/06/2012
Collation xv, 244 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 26 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-233) and index. With a special section "Wildlife conservation in a time of war" At head of title: 2010-2011.
Contents Notes
By the numbers: Wildlife conservation in a time of war -- Foreword: Conservation and the global economic recession -- Introduction: Future states of the wild -- PART I: State of the Wild: State of the wild: wounded wilderness -- Global conservation and news highlights: Africa; Asia; Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands; Central and South America; Europe; North America; Oceans -- Discoveries -- The rarest of the rare: Some of the world's most endangered animals -- Rarest ecosystems -- Emerging diseases and conservation -- An update on One World-One Health -- Champions of the wild -- PART II: Focus on the Wild: Wildlife conservation in a time of war -- Conservation amid war -- Conservation and governance: Lessons from the reconstruction effort in Afghanistan -- Marine life in times of conflict -- Who owns the wild? Civil conflict in Africa -- Parks as peace makers: The Peru-Ecuador Divide -- PART III: Emerging issues in the wild: -- Conservaiton of Wildlife -- Vanishing Asian turtles -- What future for forest elephants? -- Restoration of the Guanaco, icon of Patagonia -- Changing flyways: Migratory birds in a warming world -- Conservation of Wild Places: -- The boreal forest: Trouble in Canada's great wilderness -- Inspiring ocean conservation -- The wild and the city -- Life waters: Wetlands and climate change -- Conservation controversy: Can paying for ecosystem services save biodiversity? -- The Art and Practice of Conservation: -- Faith, hope, and conservation -- Canine detection teams and conservation -- Agriculture and wildlife in Europe -- The dilemma of confiscated wildlife -- The evolving practice of conservation in Rwanda -- Final thoughts: Safe havens for wildlife and people in contested Holy Lands. Discusses emerging issues in wildlife and nature conservation and highlights worldwide efforts to preserve natural habitat and resources, as well as providing a conservation forecast for the near future.