Habitat loss and degradation that comes as a result of human activity is the single biggest threat to biodiversity in the world today. "Habitat Fragmentation and Landscape Change" is a groundbreaking work that brings together a wealth of information from a wide range of sources to define the ecological problems caused by landscape change and to highlight the relationships among landscape change, habitat fragmentation, and biodiversity conservation.
*synthesizes a large body of information from the scientific literature;
*considers key theoretical principles for examining and predicting effects;
*examines the range of effects that can arise;
*explores ways of mitigating impacts;
*reviews approaches to studying the problem;
*discusses knowledge gaps and future areas for research and management.
"Habitat Fragmentation and Landscape Change" offers a unique mix of theoretical and practical information, outlining general principles and approaches and illustrating those principles with case studies from around the world.