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The Conservation Handbook. Research, Management and Policy. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 2176414
  • Book
  • October 2000
  • 296 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Textbooks on the principles of conservation biology abound. Yet, how does one put this theoretical knowledge into practice? The aim of The Conservation Handbook is to provide clear guidance on the implementation of conservation techniques. The wide range of methods described include those for ecological research, monitoring, planning, education, habitat management and combining conservation with development. Nineteen case studies illustrate how the methods have been applied. The book will be of interest to conservation biology students and practicing conservationists worldwide.

For each copy of the book sold, another copy will be sent free to a practicing conservationist outside Western Europe, North America, Australia, New Zealand and Japan.

  • Foreword by E. O. Wilson.
  • Concise, practical guide packed full of ideas, methods and advice.
  • Provides solutions for the main conservation problems most commonly encountered.
  • 18 global case studies illustrate the application of techniques.
  • The Conservation Handbook Donations Project
    this book is being sent free to those practising conservationists outside Western Europe, North America, Australia, New Zealand and Japan who are otherwise unlikely to obtain a copy. These copies are provided at cost price by Blackwell Science, the publisher, and paid for with the author''s royalties. Each book sold means another one will be donated.
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Foreword.

1. Introduction.

2. Assessing Biodiversity.

3. Setting Conservation Priorities.

4. Monitoring.

5. Ecological Research Techniques.

6. Diagnosis And Prediction.

7. Conservation Planning.

8. Organisational Management And Fund Raising.

9. Education And Ecotourism.

10. Bringing About Political And Policy Changes.

11. Species Management.

12. Habitat Management.

13. Exploitation.

14. Integrating Development And Conservation

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William J. Sutherland
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