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Tropical Conservation Biology

Sodhi, Navjot S., Brook, Barry W. and Bradshaw, Corey J. A. (2007). Tropical Conservation Biology. (1 ed.) Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.

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IRMA ID A00003xPUB2
Author Sodhi, Navjot S.
Brook, Barry W.
Bradshaw, Corey J. A.
Title Tropical Conservation Biology
Place of Publication Oxford
Publisher Blackwell Publishing
Publication Year 2007
Edition 1
ISBN 9781405150736   (check CDU catalogue open catalogue search in new window)
Total Pages 332
Field of Research ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
0502 - Environmental Science and Management
0602 - Ecology
HERDC Category A1 - Book (DEST)
Abstract This introductory textbook examines diminishing terrestrial and aquatic habitats in the tropics, covering a broad range of topics including the fate of the coral reefs; the impact of agriculture, urbanization, and logging on habitat depletion; and the effects of fire on plants and animal survival. Includes case studies and interviews with prominent conservation scientists to help situate key concepts in a real world context Covers a broad range of topics including: the fate of the coral reefs; the impact of agriculture, urbanization, and logging on habitat depletion; and the effects of fire on plants and animal survival Highlights conservation successes in the region, and emphasizes the need to integrate social issues, such as human hunger, into a tangible conservation plan Documents the current state of the field as it looks for ways to predict future outcomes and lessen human impact.
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