An Introduction to Conservation Biology

Author: Richard B. Primack
Publisher: Sinauer Associates
ISBN: 1605354732
Release Date: 2016-03-15
Genre: Conservation biology

This is a book well suited for a wide range of undergraduate courses, as both a primary text for conservation biology courses and a supplement for ecological and environmental science courses.

Protecting Life on Earth

Author: Michael P. Marchetti
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520264328
Release Date: 2010-09
Genre: Nature

"An excellent introduction to the science and policy of conservation biology for anyone interested in becoming better informed about today's pressing environmental challenges." Wayne P. Sousa, University of California, Berkeley --

Introduction to Conservation Genetics

Author: Richard Frankham
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521878470
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Electronic books

This impressive author team brings the wealth of advances in conservation genetics into the new edition of this introductory text, including new chapters on population genomics and genetic issues in introduced and invasive species. They continue the strong learning features for students - main points in the margin, chapter summaries, vital support with the mathematics, and further reading - and now guide the reader to software and databases. Many new references reflect the expansion of this field. With examples from mammals, birds,...

Introduction to Invertebrate Conservation Biology

Author: T. R. New
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198540519
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Science

A chapter on captive breeding and introductions is followed by discussion of species protection and status assessment, and the book concludes with selected case-histories and suggestions for a practical agenda. Sections on 'Further Reading' at chapter ends and a comprehensive bibliography provide the reader with a directed entry to the literature.

Die 4 Stunden Woche

Author: Timothy Ferriss
Publisher: Ullstein eBooks
ISBN: 9783843704458
Release Date: 2012-12-21
Genre: Business & Economics

Warum arbeiten wir uns eigentlich zu Tode? Haben wir nichts Besseres zu tun? Und ob! - sagt Timothy Ferriss. Der junge Unternehmer war lange Workaholic mit 80-Stunden-Woche. Doch dann erfand er MBA - Management by Absence - und ist seitdem freier, reicher, glücklicher. Mit viel Humor, provokanten Denkanstößen und erprobten Tipps erklärt Ferriss, wie sich die 4-Stunden-Woche bei vollem Lohnausgleich verwirklichen lässt. Der Wegweiser für eine Flucht aus dem Hamsterrad und ein Manifest für eine neue Gewichtung zwischen Leben und Arbeiten.

An Introduction to Methods and Models in Ecology Evolution and Conservation Biology

Author: Stanton Braude
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400835453
Release Date: 2010-01-04
Genre: Science

This unique textbook introduces undergraduate students to quantitative models and methods in ecology, behavioral ecology, evolutionary biology, and conservation. It explores the core concepts shared by these related fields using tools and practical skills such as experimental design, generating phylogenies, basic statistical inference, and persuasive grant writing. And contributors use examples from their own cutting-edge research, providing diverse views to engage students and broaden their understanding. This is the only textbook on the subject featuring a collaborative "active learning" approach that emphasizes hands-on learning. Every chapter has exercises that enable students to work directly with the material at their own pace and in small groups. Each problem includes data presented in a rich array of formats, which students use to answer questions that illustrate patterns, principles, and methods. Topics range from Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium and population effective size to optimal foraging and indices of biodiversity. The book also includes a comprehensive glossary. In addition to the editors, the contributors are James Beck, Cawas Behram Engineer, John Gaskin, Luke Harmon, Jon Hess, Jason Kolbe, Kenneth H. Kozak, Robert J. Robertson, Emily Silverman, Beth Sparks-Jackson, and Anton Weisstein. Provides experience with hypothesis testing, experimental design, and scientific reasoning Covers core quantitative models and methods in ecology, behavioral ecology, evolutionary biology, and conservation Turns "discussion sections" into "thinking labs" Professors: A supplementary Instructor's Manual is available for this book. It is restricted to teachers using the text in courses. For information on how to obtain a copy, refer to: http://press.princeton.edu/class_use/solutions.html

An Introduction to Primate Conservation

Author: Serge A. Wich
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198703389
Release Date: 2016-08-30
Genre:

The number of primates on the brink of extinction continues to grow, and the need to respond with effective conservation measures has never been greater. This book provides a comprehensive and state-of-the-art synthesis of research principles and applied management practices for primate conservation. It begins with a consideration of the biological, intellectual, economic, and ecological importance of primates and a summary of the threats that they face, before going on to consider these threats in more detail with chapters on habitat change, trade, hunting, infectious diseases, and climate change. Potential solutions in the form of management practice are examined in detail, including chapters on conservation genetics, protected areas, and translocation. An Introduction to Primate Conservation brings together an international team of specialists with wide-ranging expertise across primate taxa. This is an essential textbook for advanced undergraduates, graduate students, and established researchers in the fields of primate ecology and conservation biology. It will also be a valuable reference for conservation practitioners, land managers, and professional primatologists worldwide.

Ecology of Protozoa

Author: Tom Fenchel
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 9783662259818
Release Date: 2013-07-02
Genre: Science


Die seltensten Bienen der Welt

Author: Dave Goulson
Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG
ISBN: 9783446256224
Release Date: 2017-03-13
Genre: Science

Wenn wir Bienen und Hummeln retten wollen, müssen wir uns auf die Suche nach ihren seltensten Arten begeben. Um zu verstehen, warum sie verschwinden, aber auch, um diese faszinierenden Geschöpfe in Erinnerung zu behalten. Der Biologe Dave Goulson hat sich an ihre pollenbestäubten Fersen geheftet. Egal, ob er den Kampf der Goldenen Patagonischen Hummel gegen invasive Arten beschreibt oder auf den Äußeren Hebriden die letzten Deichhummeln Großbritanniens aufspürt: Immer ist seine Leidenschaft für die Wildbestäuber ansteckend. Und seine Tipps, wie wir in unserer unmittelbaren Umwelt Bienen vor dem Sterben bewahren, machen unbändige Lust darauf, den heimischen Balkon mit Beinwell zu bepflanzen.

Experimental Approaches to Conservation Biology

Author: Malcolm Gordon
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520240247
Release Date: 2004-09-13
Genre: Nature

A volume of essays describing lab and field experiments that improve our understanding or ability to resolve issues surrounding endangered species and invasive plants and animals.

Conservation Biology for the Australian Environment

Author: Mark A. Burgman
Publisher:
ISBN: 0949324787
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Biodiversity conservation

This book aims to provide an introduction to the principles of conservation biology with a focus on the Australian biota, using mostly Australian examples to illustrate key points and to provide information on some of the quantitative methods and analytical procedures important for solving conservation problems.