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Artenschutz durch Habitatmanagement: Der Mythos von der Unberuhrten Natur [Species Conservation in Managed Habitats: The Myth of a Pristine Nature]

By: Werner Kunz(Author), Josef H Reichholf(Preface By)

292 pages, 9 plates with colour photos

Wiley-VCH

Hardback | Nov 2016 | #233593 | ISBN-13: 9783527342402
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Language: German

Written by an author with longstanding experience in the ecology of insects and birds and with a stellar academic record in molecular life sciences, this is a welcome challenge to the widely held beliefs in conventional environmental policies. Werner Kunz convincingly explains why maintaining high biodiversity in Europe depends heavily on the existence of open space and sparse ground vegetation that is neither used for intensive modern agriculture, nor eliminated by reforestation. He questions the commonly propagated opinion that nature conservation is equivalent to species protection – and shows that technical habitat design can rescue endangered species. A must-have for environmental agencies, policy makers, ecologists and all who are witnessing the current loss of species in Central Europe.


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Contents

Prolog: Schutz seltener Arten – ein neuer Ansatz ist dringend geboten XI
Vorwort XV
Literatur XXI

1 Einführung: Seltene Arten und naturnahe Biotope in Mitteleuropa 1
2 Ein Blick zurück in die verlorene Landschaftsstruktur der Vergangenheit 13
3 Was will der Naturschutz: saubere Luft, Unberührtheit, seltene Arten häufigmachen? 21
4 Ziele, Inhalt und Grenzen der Roten Listen der gefährdeten Arten 97
5 Veränderungen im Bestand der Vögel und Tagfalter in Mitteleuropa und in Deutschland 137
6 Die besondere Situation der Arten in Mitteleuropa 155
7 MythosWald 215
8 Die Apokalypse des weltweiten Artensterbens 243

Literatur 264
Tafeln 267
Tiernamenverzeichnis 287
Stichwortverzeichnis 291


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