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Description - Marine Conservation Biology by Elliott A. Norse

Humans are terrestrial animals, and our capacity to see and understand the importance and vulnerability of life in the sea has trailed our growing ability to harm it. While conservation biologists are working to address environmental problems humans have created on land, loss of marine biodiversity, including extinctions and habitat degradation, has received much less attention. At the same time, marine sciences such as oceanography and fisheries biology have largely ignored issues of conservation. Marine Conservation Biology brings together for the first time in a single volume leading experts from around the world to apply the lessons and thinking of conservation biology to marine issues. Contributors including James M. Acheson, Louis W. Botsford, James T. Carlton, Kristina Gjerde, Selina S. Heppell, Ransom A. Myers, Julia K. Parrish, Stephen R. Palumbi, and Daniel Pauly offer penetrating insights on the nature of marine biodiversity, what threatens it, and what humans can and must do to recover the biological integrity of the world's estuaries, coastal seas, and oceans.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781559636612
ISBN-10: 1559636610
Format: Hardback
(254mm x 203mm x 36mm)
Pages: 575
Imprint: Island Press
Publisher: Island Press
Publish Date: 9-May-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Marine Conservation Biology by Elliott A. Norse
Paperback, May 2005
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