Insect Species Conservation

Insect Species Conservation

by T. R. New


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521732765
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/06/2009
Series: Ecology, Biodiversity and Conservation Series
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Tim New is Professor of Zoology at La Trobe University, Australia. He has broad interests in insect ecology, conservation and systematics, and has published extensively in these fields. He is recognised as one of the leading advocates for insect conservation. He is currently editor-in-chief of the Journal of Insect Conservation.

Table of Contents

1. Needs and priorities for insect species conservation; 2. Plans for insect species conservation; 3. Habitat, population and dispersal issues; 4. Current and future needs in planning habitat and resource supply; 5. Beyond habitat: other threats to insects, and their management; 6. Adaptive management options: habitat re-creation; 7. Reintroductions and ex situ conservation; 8. Roles of monitoring in conservation management; 9. Promotion of insect species for wider conservation attention; 10. Insect management plans for the future.

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