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Main Title Conservation biology for all /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Sodhi, Navjot S.
Ehrlich, Paul R.
Publisher Oxford University Press,
Year Published 2010
OCLC Number 430842406
ISBN 9780199554249; 0199554242; 9780199554232; 0199554234
Subjects Conservation biology ; Biodiversity ; Nature conservation ; Conservation de la nature ; Biodiversité ; Changement climatique ; Naturschutz
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  QH75.C661 2010 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 02/06/2012
Collation xvi, 344 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 26 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction / Navjot S. Sodhi and Paul R. Ehrlich -- Conservation biology: past and present / Curt Meine -- Biodiversity / Kevin J. Gaston -- Ecosystem functions and services / Cagan H. Sekercioglu -- Habitat destruction: death by a thousand cuts / William F. Laurance -- Habitat fragmentation and landscape change / Andrew F. Bennett and Denis A. Saunders -- Overharvesting / Carlos A. Peres -- Invasive species / Daniel Simberloff -- Climate change / Thomas E. Lovejoy -- Fire and biodiversity / David M.J.S. Bowman and Brett P. Murphy -- Extinctions and the practice of preventing them / Stuart L. Pimm and Clinton N. Jenkins -- Conservation planning and priorities / Thomas Brooks -- Endangered species management: the US experience / David S. Wilcove -- Conservation in human-modified landscapes / Lian Pin Koh and Toby A. Gardner -- The roles of people in conservation / C. Anne Claus, Kai M.A. Chan, and Terre Satterfield -- From conservation theory to practice: crossing the divide / Madhu Rao and Joshua Ginsberg -- The conservation biologist's toolbox--principles for the design and analysis of conservation studies / Corey J.A. Bradshaw and Barry W. Brook. 'Conservation Biology for All' provides cutting-edge but basic conservation science to a global readership. A series of authoritative chapters have been written by the top names in conservation biology with the principal aim of disseminating cutting-edge conservation knowledge as widely as possible.