Collected Papers of Michael E. Soule: Early Years in Modern Conservation Biology

Collected Papers of Michael E. Soule: Early Years in Modern Conservation Biology

by Michael E. Soule


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ISBN-13: 9781610915748
Publisher: Island Press
Publication date: 10/21/2014
Pages: 376
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Michael Soulé is Professor Emeritus of Environmental Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz. A founder and first president of the Society for Conservation Biology and The Wildlands Network, Dr. Soulé  has written and edited nine books on biology, conservation biology, and the social and policy context of conservation and has published more than 170 papers in journals. Soulé is a fellow of both the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Among his many honors, Dr. Soulé is the sixth recipient of the Archie Carr Medal and in the first class of recipients of The Edward O. Wilson Biodiversity Technology Pioneer Award.

Table of Contents

Introduction \ James A. Estes
Chapter 1. Conservation Biology: Its Scope and Its Challenge \ Michael E. Soulé and Bruce A. Wilcox
Chapter 2. What Is Conservation Biology? \ Michael E. Soulé
Chapter 3. The Millenium Ark: How Long a Voyage, How Many Staterooms, How Many Passengers? \ Michael E. Soulé, Michael Gilpin, William Conway, and Tom Foose
Chapter 4. Conservation Biology and the "Real World" \ Michael E. Soulé
Chapter 5. Reconstructed Dynamics of Rapid Extinctions of Chaparral-Requiring Birds in Urban Habitat Islands \ Michael E. Soulé, Doulgas T. Bolger, Allison C. Alberts, John Wrights, Marina Sorice, and Scott Hill
Chapter 6. The Onslaught of Alien Species, and Other Challenges in the Coming Decades \ Michael E. Soulé
Chapter 7. Conservation: Tactics for a Constant Crisis \ Michael E. Soulé
Chapter 8. Conservation Genetics and Conservation Biology: A Troubled Marriage \ Michael E. Soulé and L. Scott Mills
Chapter 9. The Social and Public Health Implications of Global Warming and the Onslaught of Alien Species \ M. E. Soulé, PhD
Chapter 10. Complimentary Goals for Continental Conservation \ Michael E. Soulé and Reed Noss
Chapter 11. Conserving Nature at Regional and Continental Scales: A Scientific Program for North America \ Michael E. Soulé and John Terborgh
Chapter 12. Ecological Effectiveness: Conservation Goals for Interactive Species \ Michael E. Soulé, James A. Estes, Joel Berger, and Carlos Martinez Del Rios
Chapter 13. Strongly Interacting Species: Conservation Policy, Management, and Ethics \ Michael E. Soulé, James A. Estes, Brian Miller, and Douglas I. Honmold
Chapter 14. Editorial: The "New Conservation" \ Michael E. Soulé

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