Conservation 2nd ed


  • • An integrated account that develops a broad picture of conservation and its relevance to human development
  • • Key points at the end of chapters condense many details into valuable take-home messages
  • • Includes material from original research and fieldwork, giving both beginners and experts a fresh set of examples, ideas and perspectives
  • This compact overview integrates the process, theory and practice of conservation for a broad readership, from non-specialists to students and practitioners. Taking a global perspective, it uses examples from around the world to illustrate general themes and show how problems arise from the impact of societal trends on ecological communities. A significant practical component will be particularly valuable for environmental professionals, outlining the requirements for rigorous surveys, biodiversity valuation, the assessment of impact and its mitigation. Thoroughly revised and updated, this second edition reflects trends towards embracing multiple disciplines, considering the links between ecology and the social sciences and bringing conservation to the heart of sustainability and environmental policy.

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    424 pages
    80 b/w illus. 22 colour illus. 42 tables
    246 x 189 mm

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