Conservation By Proxy

Author: Tim Caro
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 159726959X
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The book clarifies terminology and contrasts how different terms are used in the real world considers the ecological, taxonomic, and political underpinnings of these shortcuts identifies criteria that make for good surrogate species ...

Ecology And Evolution Of Dung Beetles

Author: Leigh W. Simmons
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444341980
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Conservation by Proxy: Indicator, Umbrella, Keystone, Flagship, and Other
Surrogate Species.Island Press, WashingtonDC. Caro, T.M.& O'Doherty, G. (1999
)On the use of surrogatespecies in conservation biology. Conservation Biology
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Drafting A Conservation Blueprint

Author: Craig Groves
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 9781559639392
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Individual chapters outline and discuss the main steps of the planning process, including: • an overview of the planning framework • selecting conservation targets and setting goals • assessing existing conservation areas and filling ...

Agroforestry And Biodiversity Conservation In Tropical Landscapes

Author: Götz Schroth
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 9781597267441
Size: 34.45 MB
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Agroforestry and Biodiversity Conservation in Tropical Landscapes brings together 46 scientists and practitioners from 13 countries with decades of field experience in tropical regions to explore how agroforestry practices can help promote ...

Climate Savvy

Author: Lara J. Hansen
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 1597269883
Size: 69.54 MB
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In Climate Savvy, climate change experts Lara Hansen and Jennifer Hoffman offer 18 chapters that consider the implications of climate change for key resource management issues of our time—invasive species, corridors and connectivity, ...

Forgotten Grasslands Of The South

Author: Reed F. Noss
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 161091225X
Size: 79.28 MB
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Forgotten Grasslands of the South explores the overarching importance of ecological processes in maintaining healthy ecosystems, and is the first book of its kind to apply natural history, in a modern, comprehensive sense, to the ...

Nature Tourism Conservation And Development In Kwazulu Natal South Africa

Author: Bruce A. Aylward
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 9780821353509
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The larger species are umbrella species, which can serve as a conservation
proxy for protecting other species. Despite the gain from the reestablishment of
species, from a demographic and genetic perspective, larger herbivore species
such ...

A Face In The Rock

Author: Loren R. Graham
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520215672
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The story ends with happier events of the past two decades, including the protection of Grand Island within the National Forest system, and the resurgence of Chippewa culture.

The Economics Of Biodiversity Conservation

Author: K. N. Ninan
Publisher: Earthscan
ISBN: 1849772975
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Until the publication of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, many of the
arguments for biodiversity conservation in the ... that the explanation for the
continuing decline in dense forest cover (as a proxy for conservation) must lie