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Academic & Professional Books  Insects & other Invertebrates  Invertebrates: General

An Introduction to Invertebrate Conservation Biology

By: TR New
194 pages, Figs, tabs
An Introduction to Invertebrate Conservation Biology
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  • An Introduction to Invertebrate Conservation Biology ISBN: 9780198540519 Paperback Aug 1995 Usually dispatched within 2-3 weeks
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About this book

Global in scope, and dealing with animals in terrestrial, freshwater, and marine communities, the book includes chapters on biodiversity, rationale and priorities for invertebrate conservation, and practical conservation.
Contents: introduction: biodiversity and invertebrates; why conserve invertebrates?; a changing world: the threats to invertebrates; practical invertebrate conservation: approaches and setting priorities; captive breeding and introduction of invertebrates; regulation, legislation, and assessment of status; some case-histories of invertebrate conservation; the future of invertebrate conservation; Appendix: the IUCN Red Data Book Categories; References; Index.

Contents

1. Introduction: biodiversity and invertebrates; 2. Why conserve invertebrates?; 3. A changing world: the threats to invertebrates; 4. Practical invertebrate conservation: approaches and setting priorities; 5. Captive breeding and introduction of invertebrates; 6. Regulation, legislation, and assessment of status; 7. Some case-histories of invertebrate conservation; 8. The future of invertebrate conservation; Appendix: The IUCN Red Data Book Categories; References; Index

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By: TR New
194 pages, Figs, tabs
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The flow of the book is thoughtfu, easily understood, and highly informative....This book is a pleasure to read, and I feel it should be familiar to all persons interested in this, or related subjects. I highly recommend it.--Natural Areas Journal
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