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Principles of Conservation Biology by Martha J. Groom
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Principles of Conservation Biology, 3rd edition is a complete revision of the most comprehensive textbook on conservation biology. First published in 1994 the book is richly praised by reviewers, teachers, and students alike. Written by leading experts in the field, it is intended for use in conservation biology courses at the advanced undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as by researchers and practitioners. The text introduces the major themes and concepts of the diverse and dynamic field of conservation biology. The biological and social underpinnings of conservation problems and potential solutions are interwoven throughout the book. Guest essays and case studies provide a diversity of perspectives and real world examples add insight and provoke discussion. The 3rd edition features a wholly revised organization, emphasizing both analyses of different categories of threat and approaches to conservation. Coverage has been expanded to emphasize both terrestrial and marine conservation issues, and efforts in the US and across the globe. The book is richly illustrated, and chapters are complemented with annotated reading lists and questions designed to stimulate thought and class discussions.

Table of Contents

What is Conservation Biology? Global Biodiversity: Patterns, Processes and Threats Conservation Ethics Habitat Loss and Fragmentation Invasive Species Overexploitation Climate Change Conservation Genetics Social and Political Contexts of Conservation Ecological Economics and Conservation Single Species Approaches to Conservation Conservation Reserves Restoration and Reintroduction Ecosystem Approaches to Conservation Sustainable Development Meeting Conservation Challenges in an Uncertain Future

Author Biography

MARTHA J. GROOM, University of Washington, USA. GARY K. MEFFE, University of Florida, USA. C. RONALD CARROLL, University of Georgia, USA.
Release date NZ
September 9th, 2005
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
3rd Revised edition
Illustrations
264 illustrations
Imprint
Sinauer Associates Inc.,U.S.
Pages
793
Dimensions
220x284x34
ISBN-13
9780878935185
Product ID
1643717

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