Description - Habitat Fragmentation and Landscape Change by David B. Lindenmayer
Habitat loss and degradation that comes as a result of human activity is the single biggest threat to biodiversity in the world today. Habitat Fragmentation and Landscape Change is a groundbreaking work that brings together a wealth of information from a wide range of sources to define the ecological problems caused by landscape change and to highlight the relationships among landscape change, habitat fragmentation, and biodiversity conservation. The book:
Habitat Fragmentation and Landscape Change offers a unique mix of theoretical and practical information, outlining general principles and approaches and illustrating those principles with case studies from around the world. It represents a definitive overview and synthesis on the full range of topics that fall under the widely used but often vaguely defined term "habitat fragmentation."
- synthesizes a large body of information from the scientific literature
- considers key theoretical principles for examining and predicting effects
- examines the range of effects that can arise
- explores ways of mitigating impacts
- reviews approaches to studying the problem
- discusses knowledge gaps and future areas for research and management
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Format: Paperback / softback
(254mm x 204mm x mm)
Publisher: Island Press
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Author Biography - David B. Lindenmayer
David B. Lindenmayer is research professor and Joern Fischer is post-doctoral research fellow at the Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies at the Australian National University in Canberra.
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