Essentials of Conservation Biology / Edition 2

Essentials of Conservation Biology / Edition 2

by Richard B. : Primack

ISBN-10: 0878937218

ISBN-13: 9780878937219

Pub. Date: 05/28/1998

Publisher: Sinauer Associates, Incorporated

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Sinauer Associates, Incorporated
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Edition description:
Older Edition
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

IMajor Issues That Define the Discipline1
Ch. 1What Is Conservation Biology?3
Ch. 2What Is Biological Diversity?27
Ch. 3Where Is the World's Biological Diversity Found?61
IIValuing Biodiversity85
Ch. 4Ecological Economics and Direct Economic Values87
Ch. 5Indirect Economic Values111
Ch. 6Ethical Values137
IIIThreats to Biological Diversity157
Ch. 7Extinction159
Ch. 8Vulnerability to Extinction189
Ch. 9Habitat Destruction, Fragmentation, Degradation, and Global Climate Change213
Ch. 10Overexploitation, Invasive Species, and Disease265
IVConservation at the Population and Species Levels295
Ch. 11Problems of Small Populations297
Ch. 12Applied Population Biology329
Ch. 13Establishing New Populations357
Ch. 14Ex Situ Conservation Strategies377
VPractical Applications413
Ch. 15Establishing Protected Areas415
Ch. 16Designing Networks of Protected Areas447
Ch. 17Managing Protected Areas473
Ch. 18Outside Protected Areas499
Ch. 19Restoration Ecology525
VIConservation and Human Societies547
Ch. 20Conservation and Sustainable Development at the Local and National Levels549
Ch. 21An International Approach to Conservation and Sustainable Development587
Ch. 22An Agenda for the Future623

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