FUNDAMENTALS OF CONSERVATION BIOLOGY, second edition
by Malcolm L. Hunter, Jr
2001, 547 pages, b/w photos, drawings, diagrams, tables. Thoroughly revised update of highly successful first edition. Introduces students and professionals to the fascinating and important field of conservation biology, the applied science dealing with the maintenance of the earth’s biological diversity. Focuses on what can be done to maintain biodiversity through management of ecosystems and populations. Topics include mass extinctions, habitat degradation, and over exploitation. Discussions of social, political and economic aspects issues are interwoven throughout the text and addressed independently in their own chapters. Includes case studies, glossary of key terms, and links to websites. Hardcover; 7 x 10″.
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