Landscape Linkages and Biodiversity

Landscape Linkages and Biodiversity

by Wendy E. Hudson, Defenders of Wildlife
     
 

ISBN-10: 1559631090

ISBN-13: 9781559631099

Pub. Date: 10/01/1991

Publisher: Island Press

<p>Experts explain biological diversity conservation, focusing on the need for protecting large areas of the most diverse ecosystems, and connecting these ecosystems with land corridors to allow species to move among them more easily.  See more details below

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<p>Experts explain biological diversity conservation, focusing on the need for protecting large areas of the most diverse ecosystems, and connecting these ecosystems with land corridors to allow species to move among them more easily.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559631099
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
10/01/1991
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
194
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

About Island Press,
About Defenders of Wildlife,
Title Page,
Copyright Page,
Foreword,
Editor's Preface,
Acknowledgments,
Introduction,
I - Conserving Biodiversity: A Unified Approach,
Introduction,
I - Gap Analysis: Assessing Protection Needs,
2 - Landscape Connectivity: Different Functions at Different Scales,
3 - Conservation of Biodiversity on Western Rangelands,
4 - Roles and Approaches of the USDA Forest Service,
5 - Landscape Protection and The Nature Conservancy,
II - Conservation Corridors: Countering Habitat Fragmentation,
Introduction,
6 - Theory and Strategy,
7 - The Klamath Corridors: Preserving Biodiversity in the Klamath National Forest,
8 - Faunal Movement Corridors in Florida,
III - Reintegrating Humans and Nature,
Introduction,
9 - Landscape Ecology,
10 - Greenways and Biodiversity,
About the Contributors,
About the Editor,
Index,
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