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Lessons from Amazonia: The Ecology and Conservation of a Fragmented Forest

Edited By: Richard O Bierregaard, Thomas E Lovejoy, Claude Gascon and Rita Mesquita

478 pages, 13 col plates, 93 b/w photos, illus, figs, tabs, maps

Yale University Press

Hardback | Jan 2002 | #117470 | ISBN: 0300084838
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Presents the results of the longest-running and most comprehensive study of forest fragmentation ever undertaken, the Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project (BDFFP) in central Amazonia, the only experimental study of tropical forest fragmentation in which baseline data are available before isolation from continuous forest took place.


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Biography

Richard O. Bierregaard, Jr., is assistant professor (adjunct) in biology at University of North Carolina, Charlotte. Claude Gascon is vice president for field support at Conservation International, Washington. D.C. Thomas E. Lovejoy is chief biodiversity adviser and lead specialist for Latin America and the Caribbean, the World Bank. Rita Mesquita is in the ecology department at the Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia, Brazil.

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