Essentials of Conservation Biology - Primack, Richard B.
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Essentials of Conservation Biology has established itself as an engrossing book from which to learn or teach. Combining theory and research and with examples from current literature, the book explain the links between conservation biology and other fields such as ecology, climate change, environmental economics, sustainable development and more.…mehr

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Essentials of Conservation Biology has established itself as an engrossing book from which to learn or teach. Combining theory and research and with examples from current literature, the book explain the links between conservation biology and other fields such as ecology, climate change, environmental economics, sustainable development and more.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Oxford University Press / Sinauer Associates Inc.
  • 6th edition
  • Seitenzahl: 603
  • Erscheinungstermin: 23. Juni 2014
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 284mm x 222mm x 38mm
  • Gewicht: 2300g
  • ISBN-13: 9781605352893
  • ISBN-10: 1605352896
  • Artikelnr.: 40607835
Autorenporträt
Richard B. Primack
Inhaltsangabe
PART I: DEFINING CONSERVATION BIOLOGY.
1. What is Conservation Biology?.
2. What is Biodiversity?.
3. Where is the World's Biodiversity Found?.
PART II: THE VALUE OF BIODIVERSITY.
4. The Value of Biodiversity.
5. Indirect Economic Values.
6. Environmental Ethics.
PART III: THREATS TO BIODIVERSITY.
7. Extinction is Forever.
8. Vulnerability to Extinction.
9. Habitat Destruction, Fragmentation, Degradation, and Global Climate Change.
10. Overexploitation, Invasive Species, and Disease.
PART IV: CONSERVATION AT THE POPULATION AND SPECIES LEVELS.
11. Problems of Small Populations.
12. Applied Population Biology.
13. Establishing New Populations.
14. Ex Situ Conservation Strategies.
PART V: PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS.
15. Establishing Protected Areas.
16. Designing Protected Areas.
17. Managing Protected Areas.
18. Conservation Outside Protected Areas.
19. Restoration of Damaged Ecosystems.
PART VI: THE CHALLENGE OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT.
20. Sustainable Development at Local and National Levels.
21. International Approaches to Sustainable Development.
22. An Agenda for the Future.