Fundamentals of Conservation Biology

Fundamentals of Conservation Biology

by Malcolm L. Jr. Hunter
     
 

The field of conservation biology, the applied science dealing with the maintenance of the earth's biological diversity, has grown tremendously over the past decade, and this book has been designed specifically for the increasing number of undergraduate courses in the subject.
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The field of conservation biology, the applied science dealing with the maintenance of the earth's biological diversity, has grown tremendously over the past decade, and this book has been designed specifically for the increasing number of undergraduate courses in the subject.

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An introductory text on conservation biology, focusing on maintaining biodiversity through management of ecosystems and populations. Incorporates discussions of social, political, and economic aspects throughout chapters on species and ecosystem diversity, mass extinctions and extinction processes, and managing ecosystems. Features case-study boxes, chapter summaries, discussion questions, and b&w illustrations. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780865423718
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/28/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
488
Product dimensions:
7.28(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.14(d)

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