Key Topics in Conservation Biology 2

Written By David W. Macdonald
Key Topics in Conservation Biology 2
  • Publsiher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 06 February 2013
  • ISBN : 1118520203
  • Pages : 528 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Key Topics in Conservation Biology 2 written by David W. Macdonald which was release on 06 February 2013, this book published by John Wiley & Sons. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Following the much acclaimed success of the first volume ofKey Topics in Conservation Biology, this entirely new secondvolume addresses an innovative array of key topics in contemporaryconservation biology. Written by an internationally renownedteam of authors, Key Topics in Conservation Biology 2 addsto the still topical foundations laid in the first volume(published in 2007) by exploring a further 25 cutting-edge issuesin modern biodiversity conservation, including controversialsubjects such as setting conservation priorities, balancing thefocus on species and ecosystems, and financial mechanisms to valuebiodiversity and pay for its conservation. Other chapters, settingthe framework for conservation, address the sociology andphilosophy of peoples’ relation with Nature and its impact onhealth, and such challenging practical issues as wildlife trade andconflict between people and carnivores. As a new development, thissecond volume of Key Topics includes chapters on major ecosystems,such as forests, islands and both fresh and marine waters, alongwith case studies of the conservation of major taxa: plants,butterflies, birds and mammals. A further selection of topicsconsider how to safeguard the future through monitoring, reserveplanning, corridors and connectivity, together with approaches toreintroduction and re-wilding, along with managing wildlifedisease. A final chapter, by the editors, synthesises thinking onthe relationship between biodiversity conservation and humandevelopment. Each topic is explored by a team of top international experts,assembled to bring their own cross-cutting knowledge to apenetrating synthesis of the issues from both theoretical andpractical perspectives. The interdisciplinary nature of biodiversity conservation isreflected throughout the book. Each essay examines the fundamentalprinciples of the topic, the methodologies involved and, crucially,the human dimension. In this way, Key Topics in ConservationBiology 2, like its sister volume, Key Topics in ConservationBiology, embraces issues from cutting-edge ecological scienceto policy, environmental economics, governance, ethics, and thepractical issues of implementation. Key Topics in Conservation Biology 2 will, like itssister volume, be a valuable resource in universities and colleges,government departments, and conservation agencies. It is aimedparticularly at senior undergraduate and graduate students inconservation biology and wildlife management and wider ecologicaland environmental subjects, and those taking Masters degrees in anyfield relevant to conservation and the environment. Conservationpractitioners, policy-makers, and the wider general public eager tounderstand more about important environmental issues will also findthis book invaluable.

Key Topics in Conservation Biology 2

Key Topics in Conservation Biology 2
  • Author : David W. Macdonald,Katherine J. Willis
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-02-06
  • Total pages : 528
  • ISBN : 1118520203
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Summary : Following the much acclaimed success of the first volume ofKey Topics in Conservation Biology, this entirely new secondvolume addresses an innovative array of key topics in contemporaryconservation biology. Written by an internationally renownedteam of authors, Key Topics in Conservation Biology 2 addsto the still topical foundations laid in the first volume(...

Key Topics in Conservation Biology

Key Topics in Conservation Biology
  • Author : David Macdonald,Katrina Service
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2009-03-12
  • Total pages : 328
  • ISBN : 1118520203
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Summary : This important new book addresses key topics in contemporary conservation biology. Written by an internationally renowned team of authors, Key Topics in Conservation Biology explores cutting-edge issues in modern biodiversity conservation, including controversial subjects such as rarity and prioritization, conflict between people and wildlife, the human aspect of conservation, the ...

Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 2

Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 2
  • Author : David W. Macdonald,Ruth E. Feber
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2015-07-30
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1118520203
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Summary : Many of the encounters between farming and wildlife, especially vertebrates, involve some level of conflict which can cause disadvantage to both the wildlife and the people involved. Through a series of WildCRU case-studies, this volume investigates the sources of the problems, and ultimately of the threats to conservation, discussing a ...

Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Managing for nature on lowland farms

Wildlife Conservation on Farmland  Managing for nature on lowland farms
  • Author : David Whyte Macdonald,Ruth Feber
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1118520203
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Summary : Volume 2: Focuses on the tensions that arise between people and wildlife on agricultural land, and explores how to mitigate them. It investigates the common sources of conflict and the consequential threats to conservation, discussing a variety of solutions and demonstrating the benefits of an evidence-based, interdisciplinary strategy. --...

Wildlife Conservation on Farmland

Wildlife Conservation on Farmland
  • Author : David W. Macdonald,Ruth E. Feber
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-07-30
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1118520203
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Summary : Using more than 30 years research from the author team at the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU), this volume reveals how agricultural systems and wildlife interact, presenting examples from scales varying from landscape to microcosm, from populations to individuals, covering plants, invertebrates, birds, and mammals. It demonstrates the essential ecosystem services ...

Ecological Restoration in International Environmental Law

Ecological Restoration in International Environmental Law
  • Author : Anastasia Telesetsky,An Cliquet,Afshin Akhtar-Khavari
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-12-01
  • Total pages : 328
  • ISBN : 1118520203
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Summary : Human activities are depleting ecosystems at an unprecedented rate. In spite of nature conservation efforts worldwide, many ecosystems including those critical for human well-being have been damaged or destroyed. States and citizens need a new vision of how humans can reconnect with the natural environment. With its focus on the ...

Conservation Psychology

Conservation Psychology
  • Author : Susan Clayton,Gene Myers
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-06-29
  • Total pages : 344
  • ISBN : 1118520203
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Summary : People are inseparable from natural ecosystems, and understanding how people think about, experience, and interact with nature is crucial for promoting environmental sustainability as well as human well-being. This is the new edition of what is now the leading textbook in conservation psychology, the field that explores connections between the ...

Problematic Wildlife II

Problematic Wildlife II
  • Author : Francesco Maria Angelici,Lorenzo Rossi
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-05-07
  • Total pages : 649
  • ISBN : 1118520203
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Summary : In a world where habitats are constantly changing and the impact of anthropization on the environment is increasingly intense, interactions between human and wildlife are becoming more and more complex. Some species pose problems for human activities while many others need to be helped in order to continue to exist. ...

Antelope Conservation

Antelope Conservation
  • Author : Jakob Bro-Jorgensen,David P. Mallon
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-06-08
  • Total pages : 376
  • ISBN : 1118520203
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Summary : Antelopes constitute a fundamental part of ecosystems throughout Africa and Asia where they act as habitat architects, dispersers of seeds, and prey for large carnivores. The fascication they hold in the human mind is evident from prehistoric rock paintings and ancient Egyptian art to today's wildlife documentaries and popularity in ...

Golden winged Warbler Ecology Conservation and Habitat Management

Golden winged Warbler Ecology  Conservation  and Habitat Management
  • Author : Henry M. Streby,David E. Andersen,David Buehler
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2016-10-26
  • Total pages : 238
  • ISBN : 1118520203
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Summary : Golden-winged Warblers (Vermivora chrysoptera) are migratory songbirds that breed in temperate North America, primarily in the Great Lakes region with remnant populations throughout the Appalachian Mountains, and winter in Central and northern South America. Their breeding range has contracted dramatically in the Appalachian Mountains and many populations have dramatically declined, ...

Studyguide for Key Topics in Conservation Biology 2 by David W Macdonald Editor ISBN 9780470658765

Studyguide for Key Topics in Conservation Biology 2 by David W  Macdonald  Editor   ISBN 9780470658765
  • Author : Cram101 Textbook Reviews
  • Publisher : Cram101
  • Release Date : 2013-01-01
  • Total pages : 208
  • ISBN : 1118520203
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Human Wildlife Interactions

Human   Wildlife Interactions
  • Author : Beatrice Frank,Jenny A. Glikman,Silvio Marchini
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-04-30
  • Total pages : 450
  • ISBN : 1118520203
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Summary : Presents solutions to turn conflict into tolerance and coexistence, with an emphasis on the human dimensions of human-wildlife interactions....

Research Handbook on Fundamental Concepts of Environmental Law

Research Handbook on Fundamental Concepts of Environmental Law
  • Author : Douglas Fisher
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-11-25
  • Total pages : 576
  • ISBN : 1118520203
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Summary : The quality and the strength of an environmental legal system is a reflection of the conceptual foundations upon which it is constructed. The Research Handbook on Fundamental Concepts of Environmental Law illuminates key aspects of environmental governance through the lens of their underlying dimensions: for example, the form, structure and ...

Issues and Concepts in Historical Ecology

Issues and Concepts in Historical Ecology
  • Author : Carole L. Crumley,Tommy Lennartsson,Anna Westin
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-10-31
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1118520203
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Summary : This book presents a practical, holistic research framework to help us both understand our past and build an appealing human future....

Reintroduction of Fish and Wildlife Populations

Reintroduction of Fish and Wildlife Populations
  • Author : David S. Jachowski,Joshua J. Millspaugh,Paul L. Angermeier,Rob Slotow
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2016-09-20
  • Total pages : 408
  • ISBN : 1118520203
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Summary : Reintroduction of Fish and Wildlife Populations provides a practical step-by-step guide to successfully planning, implementing, and evaluating the reestablishment of animal populations in former habitats or their introduction in new environments. In each chapter, experts in reintroduction biology outline a comprehensive synthesis of core concepts, issues, techniques, and perspectives. This ...