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Wildlife and Roads: The Ecological Impact

Edited By: Bryan Sherwood, David Cutler and John Burton

299 pages, Figs, tabs

World Scientific Publishing

Hardback | Jul 2002 | #121575 | ISBN: 1860943217
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £78.99 $100/€94 approx

About this book

Addresses the ecological impacts on siting new roads and discussed their negative environmental effects. Among the topics discussed are legal aspects, transport interests, planners' and contractors' viewpoints, plants and animal ecology, and innovative solutions to some of the problems that roads inevitably impose on the natural environment.


Contents

Wildlife and roads - a government's perspective, H. Wenban-Smith; balancing environment and transport, J.M. Dickson-Simpson; transport and sustainable development, C. Findlay; transport and the biodiversity action plan, G. Wynne; public opinion, wildlife and roads, T. Juniper; the ecological impact of air pollution from roads, M. Ashmore; the ecological effects of road lighting, A. Outen; roads as barriers, P. Anderson; a decision support system for roadside deadwood, L. Wyatt; measures to protect amphibians and reptiles from road traffic, A.E.S. Langton; wildlife mortality - head-on collisions, J. Barton. (Part contents)

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