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Conservation Biology: Foundations, Concepts, Applications: International Students Edition

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By: Fred Van Dyke

413 pages, Col photos, b/w photos, illus, figs, tabs, maps

McGraw Hill

Paperback | Dec 2002 | #132778 | ISBN: 0071199063
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About this book

Undergraduate textbook covering the key principles governing conservation. It assumes a basic knowledge of cellular, organismal, and ecosystem functions and characteristics, complemented by a basic understanding of reproductive biology, including the characteristics of DNA and its replication and mutation.


Contents

1 The History and Distinctions of Conservation Biology2 The Legal Foundations of Conservation Biology3 Values and Ethics in Conservation4 Biodiversity: Concept, Measurement, and Challenge5 The Historic and Foundational Paradigms of Conservation Biology6 The Conservation of Genetic Diversity7 The Conservation of Populations8 The Conservation of Habitat and Landscape9 The Conservation of Aquatic Systems10 Ecosystem Management11 Restoration Ecology12 Conservation, Economics, and Sustainable Development13 Professional Effectiveness and Future Directions in Conservation Biology


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