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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Caro, T.&Girling, S. (2010).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 13, 805–814. Caro, T.M., Graham, C.M.,Stoner, C.J.
&Flores, M.M.(2003) Correlates ofhorn and antlershapein bovidsand cervids.
BehavioralEcology andSociobiology 55, 32–41. Carpaneto, G.M., Mazziotta, A.&
Piattella,E.

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 as black and white rhinos, elephants, and buffaloes, as well as large
predators such as lions, cheetahs, and wild dogs, generally do not occur in viable
numbers on the tourism sample properties. However, if collaborative partnerships
were ...

The Economics Of Biodiversity Conservation

Author: K. N. Ninan
Publisher: Earthscan
ISBN: 1849772975
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It is all too easy to forget that many of the costs of biodiversity conservation – in
terms of the abundance of pests and predators – are borne locally. The
conclusion that biodiversity conservation pays even where the local opportunity
costs of conservation are high is encouraging. However, it also means that the
explanation for the continuing decline in dense forest cover (as a proxy for
conservation) must lie elsewhere. A second reason to welcome this study follows
from this.

Minutes Of The Annual Convention Of The New York State Conservation Council

Author: New York State Conservation Council
Publisher:
ISBN:
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Roll Call NYSCC 72nd Annual Convention 'I, NEW YORK STATE
CONSERVATION COUNCIL, INC. ... Countv 9/18/2005 9/19/2005 Countv 9/18/
2005 9/19/2005 Albany A A Oneida P P Broome P P Onondaga P P Cattaraugus
PROXY PROXY Orange A P Cayuga P P Orleans P P Chautauqua P P Oswego
PROXY PROXY Chemung PROXY PROXY Otsego P P Chenango PROXY
PROXY Putnam P P Clinton A A Rensselaer P P Columbia PROXY PROXY
Rockland A A Cortland A P ...

Advances In Ecology Environment And Conservation Research And Application 2013 Edition

Author:
Publisher: ScholarlyEditions
ISBN: 1481682458
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news reporting originating in Tarragona, Spain, by VerticalNews journalists,
research stated, “Past temperature variations are usually inferred from proxy data
or estimated using general circulation models. Comparisons between climate
estimations derived from proxy records and from model simulations help to better
understand mechanisms driving climate variations, and also offer the possibility
to identify deficiencies in both approaches.” The news reporters obtained a quote
from ...

Monitoring Forest Biodiversity

Author: Toby Gardner
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415507154
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The rest of this chapter provides a brief synopsis of the importance of different
modified forest systems for biodiversity conservation (see also Koh and Gardner,
2009). Although many factors contribute to the value of differently managed forest
systems for biodiversity conservation, it is often helpful to have in mind a gradient
of structural complexity as a crude proxy of conservation value that moves from
intact native forest, through selectively logged forest, secondary forests,
agroforestry ...

Tropical Forest Conservation And Industry Partnership

Author: Connie J. Clark
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119968216
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Charcoal was used as a proxy for humanrelated forest disturbance from burning,
and inorganic geochemical concentrations were used to measure dust input into
the basin as a proxy for changes in rainfall. Synchronous changes in these
proxies were compared over time to determine the relative impact of humans and
climate change on Congo Basin forests in the past. The key findings from these
studies indicate that both rainfall and temperature were variable in the Congo
Basin ...

Energy Conservation Potential Of Land Based Recreational Motor Vehicles Final Report

Author: Robert T. Schroth
Publisher:
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The vehicle population and time factors, when combined with the conservation
proxy index just described, give rise to five separate measures of conservation
potential, each one bounded by the 10-25% fuel efficiency improvement zone.
The first measure expresses the potential relative to the total population of
vehicles active in CY 1985. A second measures the potential corresponding to
savings accumulated by the total population in use from 1980-85. A third
measure states the ...

Bird Conservation

Author: David R. Williams
Publisher: Pelagic Publishing
ISBN: 1907807217
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Replacement feathers appeared to grow faster (a proxy for nutritional condition)
in titmice and whitebreasted nuthatches Sitta carolinensis of all age classes and
both sexes. Immature and male Carolina chickadees Parus carolinensis also
showed more rapid growth when fed, the sample size for female chickadees was
too small for comparison and there was no significant difference between fed and
unfed adult chickadees. When corrected for body size, differences for male
titmice ...