Summarises the current state of butterfly ecology and biodiversity around the world, while highlighting strategies presently used to conserve various species.
List of contributors; monitoring distribution and abundance; butterflies and land use; managing endangered species; European and global perspectives;
...a blockbuster of a book, packed with information and more than 650 references...Make sure you have access to this book if you are involved in any conservation work. - BBC Wildlife; Anyone concerned with nature conservation (regardless of which group they are fond) should study this book.European Journal of Entomology; Scientists, nature conservationists and amateur entomologists, as well as environmentalists, will find this book of considerable value in gaining access to up-to-date information to conservation endeavours...a well thought out compilation. - Int J of Environmental Statics; ...an excellent book, one which should be compulsory reading for all those interested in conservation in general and in the conservation of butterflies in particular. - Biodiversity and Conservation