The Year in Ecology and Conservation Biology 2012, Volume 1249. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

  • ID: 2178971
  • Book
  • Region: New York
  • 252 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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This fifth installment of The Year in Ecology and Conservation Biology continues this series outstanding reviews in diverse topics in ecology and conservation science and policy.  Included are papers on protection of orangutans; environmental governmentality, economic corporations, and ecological ethics; impact of Nature on experience and cognitive and mental health; consequences of vulture population declines worldwide; ecology and management of white–tailed deer; controlling the spread of invasive plants; reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation; the boreal forest ecosystem; effects of organic farming on biodiversity and ecosystems; ecology of anopheles mosquitoes; ecology and conservation biology of avian malaria; and climate change and ecology of Artic vertebrates.

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Eco–evolutionary dynamics in a changing world 1Ilkka Hanski

The influence of species interactions on geographic range change under climate change 18Jessica J. Hellmann, Kirsten M. Prior, and Shannon L. Pelini

Not by science alone: why orangutan conservationists must think outside the box 29Erik Meijaard, Serge Wich, Marc Ancrenaz, and Andrew J. MarshallEcology and management of white–tailed deer in a changing world 45William J. McShea

Dropping dead: causes and consequences of vulture population declines worldwide 57Darcy L. Ogada, Felicia Keesing, and Munir Z. Virani

Modeling population dynamics, landscapes structure, and management decisions for controlling the spread of invasive plants 72Paul Caplat, Shaun Coutts, and Yvonne M. Buckley

Sustainable seaweed cutting? The rockweed (Ascophyllum nodosum) industry of Maine and the Maritime Provinces 84Robin Hadlock Seeley and William H. Schlesinger

Artificial persons against nature: environmental governmentality, ecomomic corporations, and ecological ethics 104Michael S. Northcott

The impacts of nature experience on human cognitive function and mental health 118Gregory N. Bratman, J. Paul Hamilton, and Gretchen C. Daily

Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) : game changer or just another quick fix? 137Oscar Venter and Lian Pin Koh

The boreal forest as a cultural landscape 151Edward A. Johnson and Kiyoko Miyanishi

Climate change and the ecology and evolution of Artic vertebrates 166Oliver Gilg, Kit M. Kovacs, Jon Aars, Jérôme Fort, Gilles Gauthier, David Grémillet, Rolf A. Ims, Hans Meltofte, Jérôme Moreau, Eric Post, Niels Martin Schmidt, Glenn Yannic, and Loïc Bollache

Effects of organic farming on biodiversity and ecosystem services: taking landscape complexity into account 191Camilla Winqvist, Johan Ahnström, and Jan Bengtsson

The ecology of Anopheles mosquitoes under climate change: case studies from the effects of deforestation in East African highlands 204Yaw A. Afrane, Andrew K. Githeko, and Guiyun Yan

Ecology and conservation biology of avian malaria 211Dennis A. LaPoine, Carter T. Atkinson, and Michael D. Samuel

Dams in the Cadillac Desert: downstream effects in a geomorphic context 227John L. Sabo, Kevin Bestgen, Will Graf, Tushar Sinha, and Ellen E. Wohl

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