Southeast Asian Biodiversity in Crisis

Southeast Asian Biodiversity in Crisis

by Navjot S. Sodhi, Barry W. Brook
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521839300

ISBN-13: 9780521839303

Pub. Date: 12/22/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The biodiversity of Southeast Asia is in great danger as a result of massive habitat modifications, forest fires and the overexploitation of wildlife. This book provides the first comprehensive review of the current state of Southeast Asia's terrestrial biotas and highlights the primary drivers responsible for the grave threat to the region's unique and rich…  See more details below

Overview

The biodiversity of Southeast Asia is in great danger as a result of massive habitat modifications, forest fires and the overexploitation of wildlife. This book provides the first comprehensive review of the current state of Southeast Asia's terrestrial biotas and highlights the primary drivers responsible for the grave threat to the region's unique and rich biodiversity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521839303
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/22/2005
Series:
Cambridge Tropical Biology Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

1Dwindling habitats1
2Biodiversity in a hotspot23
3Biotic losses and other effects of habitat degradation impacts on biotas52
4Beyond deforestation : additional threats to Southeast Asian biodiversity97
5The projected future of biodiversity in Southeast Asia133
6Challenges and options for conservation in the region144

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