Serengeti III by A. R. E. Sinclair
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Serengeti III
By A. R. E. Sinclair

Serengeti III

Human Impacts on Ecosystem Dynamics

Edited by See other recent books by A. R. E. Sinclair See other recent books by Craig Packer
By (author) Simon A.R. Mduma See other recent books by Simon A.R. Mduma
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $106.00
Your Price: $95.40 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $10.60! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $4.77 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply

Serengeti III by A. R. E. Sinclair

Book Description

Serengeti National Park is one of the world's most diverse ecosystems, a natural laboratory for ecology, evolution, and conservation, with a history that dates back at least four million years to the beginnings of human evolution. The third book of a groundbreaking series, "Serengeti III" is the result of a long-term integrated research project that documents changes to this unique ecosystem every ten years.Bringing together researchers from a wide range of disciplines - ecologists, paleontologists, economists, social scientists, mathematicians, and disease specialists - this volume focuses on the interactions between the natural system and the human-dominated agricultural system. By examining how changes in rainfall, wildebeest numbers, commodity prices, and human populations have affected the Serengeti ecosystem, the authors conclude that changes in the natural system have affected human welfare just as changes in the human system have affected the natural world. To promote both the conservation of biota and the sustainability of human welfare, the authors recommend community-based conservation and protected-area conservation. "Serengeti III" presents a timely and provocative look at the conservation status of one of earth's most renowned ecosystems.

Buy Serengeti III book by A. R. E. Sinclair from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780226760346
ISBN-10: 0226760340
Format: Paperback
(230mm x 164mm x 23mm)
Pages: 512
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 19-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions...

Books By Author A. R. E. Sinclair

Wildlife Ecology, Conservation and Management by A. R. E. Sinclair Wildlife Ecology, Conservation and Management, Paperback (December 2005)

* A thorough introduction to general ecological principles and how they can be applied to wildlife management and conservation. * Expanded and updated, this second edition includes new chapters on understanding ecosystems and the use of computer models in wildlife management.

» View all books by A. R. E. Sinclair


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Serengeti III book by A. R. E. Sinclair and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Author Biography - A. R. E. Sinclair

A. R. E. Sinclair is professor in the Biodiversity Research Centre at the University of British Columbia. Craig Packer is professor in the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior at the University of Minnesota. Simon A. R. Mduma is director of the Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute. John M. Fryxell is professor of integrative biology at the University of Guelph.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by A. R. E. Sinclair close
Wildlife Ecology, Conservation and Management by A. R. E. Sinclair
Recent books by Craig Packer close
Lions in the Balance by Craig Packer
Seattle's Mayflower Park Hotel by Craig Packer
Serengeti III by Craig Packer
Recent books by Simon A.R. Mduma close
Serengeti IV by Simon A.R. Mduma
Serengeti III by Simon A.R. Mduma
» close