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Habitat Fragmentation and Landscape Change : An Ecological and Conservation Synthesis - David  B. Lindenmayer

Habitat Fragmentation and Landscape Change

An Ecological and Conservation Synthesis

Paperback

Published: 16th October 2006
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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:

  • 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
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."

ISBN: 9781597260213
ISBN-10: 1597260215
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 16th October 2006
Publisher: Island Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 20.4  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.7