Fundamentals of Conservation Biology by Malcolm L. Hunter
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Fundamentals of Conservation Biology
By Malcolm L. Hunter

Fundamentals of Conservation Biology

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Fundamentals of Conservation Biology by Malcolm L. Hunter

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In the new edition of this highly successful book, Malcolm Hunter and new co-author James Gibbs offer a thorough introduction to the fascinating and important field of conservation biology, focusing on what can be done to maintain biodiversity through management of ecosystems and populations. * Starting with a succinct look at conservation and biodiversity, this book progresses to contend with some of the subject's most complex topics, such as mass extinctions, ecosystem degradation, and over exploitation. * Discusses social, political, and economic aspects of conservation biology. * Thoroughly revised with over six hundred new references and web links to many of the organizations involved in conservation biology, striking photographs and maps. Artwork from the book is available to instructors online at www.blackwellpublishing.com/hunter and by request on CD-ROM.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405135450
ISBN-10: 140513545X
Format: Hardback
(256mm x 198mm x 29mm)
Pages: 516
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Books By Author Malcolm L. Hunter

Saving the Earth as a Career by Malcolm L. Hunter Saving the Earth as a Career, Paperback (March 2016)

Written in an informal and engaging style, Saving the Earth as a Career is an ideal resource for students and professionals pursuing a career in conservation. The book explores the major skills needed to become an effective conservation professional by offering useful advice on a range of topics.

Problem-solving in Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management by Malcolm L. Hunter Problem-solving in Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management, Paperback (January 2008)

Presents a set of 32 exercises spanning a wide range of conservation issues including genetic analysis, population biology and management, taxonomy, ecosystem management, land use planning, the public policy process and more. All exercises discuss how to take what has been learned and apply it to practical, real-world issues.

Maintaining Biodiversity in Forest Ecosystems by Malcolm L. Hunter Maintaining Biodiversity in Forest Ecosystems, Paperback (June 1999)

Discusses the ways in which we can continue to benefit from forests, while conserving their biodiversity.

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Author Biography - Malcolm L. Hunter

Malcolm Hunter is the Libra Professor of Conservation Biology and Professor of Wildlife Ecology at the University of Maine, Orono. He is also the former President of the Society for Conservation Biology. James Gibbs is Associate Professor of Environmental and Forest Biology at the State University of New York's College of Environmental Science and Forestry.

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