Animal Behavior and Wildlife Conservation / Edition 2

Animal Behavior and Wildlife Conservation / Edition 2

by Marco Festa-Bianchet
     
 

Festa-Bianchet (ecology, U. of Sherbrooke, Quebec) and Apollonio (zoology, U. of Sassari, Italy) introduce 16 papers from a workshop held in Italy in 2000 that collectively make a case for how animal behavior research, particularly on rarely considered individual differences, may contribute to wildlife conservation efforts and preservation of biodiversity. Annotation … See more details below

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Festa-Bianchet (ecology, U. of Sherbrooke, Quebec) and Apollonio (zoology, U. of Sassari, Italy) introduce 16 papers from a workshop held in Italy in 2000 that collectively make a case for how animal behavior research, particularly on rarely considered individual differences, may contribute to wildlife conservation efforts and preservation of biodiversity. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559639583
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
05/12/2003
Edition description:
1
Pages:
322
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
 
PART I. Why Animal Behavior Is Important for Conservation
Chapter 1. General Introduction
Chapter 2. Adaptive Behavior and Population Viability
 
PART II. Resource-Use Strategies in Space and Time
Chapter 3. Dispersal and Conservation: A Behavioral Perspective on Metapopulation Persistence
Chapter 4. Migration and Conservation: The Case of Sea Turtles
Chapter 5. Bridging the Gap: Linking Individual Bird Movement and Territory Establishment Rules with Their Patterns of Distribution in Fragmented Forests
Chapter 6. Knowledge of Reproductive Behavior Contributes to Conservation Programs
Chapter 7. Foraging Behavior, Habitat Suitability, and Translocation Success, with Special Reference to Large Mammalian Herbivores
 
PART III. Wildlife Management
Chapter 8. Variation in Life History Traits and Realistic Population Models for Wildlife Management: The Case of Ungulates
Chapter 9. Through the Eyes of Prey: How the Extinction and Conservation of North America's Large Carnivores Alter Prey Systems and Biodiversity
Chapter 10. Behavioral Aspects of Conservation and Management of European Mammals
Chapter 11. Implications of Sexually Selected Infanticide for the Hunting of Large Carnivores
Chapter 12. Exploitative Wildlife Management as a Selective Pressure for the Life-History Evolution of Large Mammals
 
PART IV. Genetic Diversity and Individual Differences
Chapter 13. Social Groups, Genetic Structure, and Conservation
Chapter 14. Pathogen-Driven Sexual Selection for "Good Genes" versus Genetic Variability in Small Populations
Chapter 15. Measuring Individual Quality in Conservation and Behavior
Chapter 16. Individual Quality, Environment, and Conservation
 
PART V. Conclusion
Chapter 17. Where Do We Go from Here?
 
Literature Cited
List of Contributors
Index

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