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Hambler, Clive, 1960-
Conservation / Clive Hambler, Susan M. Canney
2nd ed
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c2013
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  QH75 .H3626 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Conservation biology
Biodiversity conservation
Ecosystem management
Nature -- Effect of human beings on
Physical Description x, 416 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Summary "The importance of conservation is growing each year, with increasing concerns over the destruction of biodiversity and the rising awareness of ecosystem services generating new debates on the human-nature relationship. This compact overview integrates the process, theory and practice of conservation for a broad readership, from students to practitioners. Taking a global perspective, it uses examples from around the world to show how general themes, patterns and drivers acting at different scales come together to cause problems at the local level"-- Provided by publisher
Contents 1. Introduction to conservation -- 2. Threats to biodiversity -- 3. Evaluation of priorities for species and habitats -- 4. Monitoring and environmental impact assessment -- 5. Management of natural and fragmented habitats -- 6. Management of species -- 7. Sustainable use, semi-natural cultural landscapes and the matrix -- 8. Restoration and offsetting -- 9. Environmental policy
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
NOTE 533668
Alternate Author Canney, Susan M

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