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Selected Topics in Environmental Science, Topics 9-11: Grasslands, Tropical Forests, Biological Conservation


By: H Denny, J Treweek, B Wood and Michael Gillman

173 pages, Col figs

Open University Worldwide

Paperback | Apr 2009 | #181213 | ISBN-13: 9781848730038
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This book looks at three topics in environmental science: Grasslands discusses the importance of grasslands and introduces the different types. It considers the pressures on grassland ecosystems and looks at various approaches to conservation, management and restoration. Tropical Forests takes a look inside tropical forests, at their structure, biodiversity and the interactions that take place within them. It concludes with a section which discusses the future of these forests. Biological Conservation discusses how science can help identify and quantify conservation problems and suggests possible solutions to these problems. Throughout the book there are questions and activities for the reader to engage with. Answers and explanations are provided at the end of each section.

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