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Tropical Conservation Biology

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  • Sales Rank:1,484,995
  • Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
  • Media:Paperback
  • Number Of Items:1
  • Edition:1
  • Pages:344
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):1.5
  • Dimensions (in):0.6 x 6.8 x 9.6
  • Publication Date:November 28, 2007
  • ISBN:1405150734
  • UPC:001405150734
  • EAN:9781405150736
  • ASIN:1405150734
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Synopsis
This introductory textbook examines diminishing terrestrial and aquatic habitats in the tropics, covering a broad range of topics including the fate of the coral reefs; the impact of agriculture, urbanization, and logging on habitat depletion; and the effects of fire on plants and animal survival.

  • Includes case studies and interviews with prominent conservation scientists to help situate key concepts in a real world context
  • Covers a broad range of topics including: the fate of the coral reefs; the impact of agriculture, urbanization, and logging on habitat depletion; and the effects of fire on plants and animal survival
  • Highlights conservation successes in the region, and emphasizes the need to integrate social issues, such as human hunger, into a tangible conservation plan
  • Documents the current state of the field as it looks for ways to predict future outcomes and lessen human impact

“Sodhi et al. have done a masterful job of compiling a great deal of literature from around the tropical realm, and they have laid out the book in a fruitful and straightforward manner…I plan to use it as a reference and as supplemental reading for several courses and I would encourage others to do the same.” Ecology, 90(4), 2009, pp. 1144–1145


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