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Conservation

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  • Conservationby Paul Jepson; Richard Ladle

    Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    The need to protect nature has never been so pressing. As unprecedented environmental challenges threaten to wipe out many of the planet?s species, there is a battle against time to formulate new ways of defending nature. Jepson and Ladle cover all aspects of modern conservation from inspiring successes to the most urgent crises, introduce exciting... more...

  • A History of Nature Conservation in Britainby David Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 79.95

    Our attitudes towards `nature' and the countryside are fickle. The conservation movement, despite enjoying its highest membership ever, has achieved only limited success over the last one hundred years of campaigning. Can conservationists now shake off their insular, disunited and negative image so as to gain the influence that the size of their movement... more...

  • Cultural Landscapes and Land Useby Jan van der Straaten

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 189.00

    The book provides a basic rational why conservation targets must be included into land use schemes The book provides ideas and examples how land use and conservation can be integrated. It is a unique publication on sustainability issues. more...

  • Conserving Living Natural Resourcesby Bertie Josephson Weddell

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 60.00

    Essential reading for undergraduate students of conservation biology and living natural resource management. more...

  • Conservation Biologyby Andrew S. Pullin

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 84.00

    This colourful textbook introduces students to conservation biology, the science of preserving biodiversity. more...

  • Experimental Approaches to Conservation Biologyby Malcolm Gordon; Soraya Bartol

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 78.95

    We are living in the early stages of a looming worldwide extinction crisis. Abundant evidence shows that the current rate of species extinctions is nearing its highest level since the asteroid collision 65 million years ago, and that humans are largely responsible. This book addresses the urgent need to understand and find solutions to this crisis.... more...

  • Governance of Biodiversity Conservation in China and Taiwanby G.A. McBeath; T-K. Leng

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00

    China and Taiwan have roughly one-eighth of the world's known species. Their approaches to biodiversity issues thus have global as well as national repercussions. This work explores the conflicts between economic development, and communities seeking to preserve and protect local human and ecosystem values. more...

  • Plant Diversity and Evolutionby R.J. Henry

    CABI 2004; US$ 135.00

    An understanding of plant diversity at both the genome and phenome level is important for both biodiversity conservation and plant breeding. Recent advances in genomics have also resulted in a growth of the subject of plant functional genomics. more...

  • Sustainable Futuresby Margaret Robertson

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2007; US$ 59.95

    The result of extraordinary collaboration between ten scientists from around the world, Sustainable Futures offers a unique and fascinating approach to sustainable development issues in developing countries. It focuses on educating the next generation of young people about environmental issues with water and forest management as major themes. more...

  • The Conservation Handbookby William J. Sutherland

    Wiley 2008; US$ 100.95

    "This is an eminently practical publication. [...] The book is packed with useful information ranging from sections on international agreements, campaigning and fund-raising to descriptions of how to age plants and animals. [...] The strong emphasis throughout on integrating conservation with human development is to be welcomed and will do much to... more...