Southeast Asian Biodiversity in Crisis
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Southeast Asian Biodiversity in Crisis by Barry W. Brook
Book DescriptionThe biodiversity of Southeast Asia is gravely imperilled by drivers including massive habitat modifications, forest fires and the overexploitation of wildlife. This book contains the first comprehensive determination of the current state of Southeast Asia's terrestrial biotas and highlights the primary drivers responsible for the grave threat to the region's unique and rich biodiversity. The looming Southeast Asian biodiversity disaster demands tangible actions. However, such will continue to be constrained by socioeconomic variables (e.g. rampant poverty and lack of infrastructure). Any realistic solution should involve a multi-pronged strategy (e.g. political, socioeconomic and scientific), in which all major stakeholders (e.g. people, governments and national and international non-government organisations) must partake.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521839303
(228mm x 152mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 22-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Barry W. Brook
Southeast Asian Biodiversity in Crisis, Paperback (August 2011)
This book reports comprehensively on the state of Southeast Asian biodiversity and suggests actions immediately needed to ease the impending crisis.
Tropical Conservation Biology, Paperback (November 2007)» View all books by Barry W. Brook
This introductory textbook examines diminishing terrestrial and aquatic habitats in the tropics, covering a broad range of topics including the fate of the coral reefs; the impact of agriculture, urbanization, and logging on habitat depletion; and the effects of fire on plants and animal survival.
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Author Biography - Barry W. Brook
NAVJOT S. SODHI is Associate Professor of Conservation Ecology at the National University of Singapore. BARRY W. BROOK is Senior Research Fellow at the Key Centre for Tropical Wildlife Management, Charles Darwin University.
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