1936221497 – Conservation Science: Balancing the Needs of People and Nature, Second Edition

1936221497 – Conservation Science: Balancing the Needs of People and Nature, Second Edition by Peter Kareiva

1936221497 - Conservation Science: Balancing the Needs of People and Nature, Second Edition
1936221497
1936221497 –

Now is the time for conservation science—a mission-oriented scientific enterprise that seeks to protect nature, including Earth’s animals, plants, and ecosystems, in the face of unprecedented human demands upon the planet. Conservation scientists apply principles from ecology, population genetics, economics, political science, and other natural and social sciences to manage and preserve nature. The focus of this textbook is first and foremost on protecting nature and especially Earth’s biota. It also contains a heavy emphasis on highlighting strategies to better connect the practice of conservation with the needs and priorities of a growing human population.

Now used at over 150 colleges and universities,Conservation Scienceis an original and modern approach to conservation. Gretchen Daily (Stanford University) says it well: “Based on unparalleled, firsthand experience, Kareiva and Marvier explore the innovative approaches to conservation being honed around the world today. Their account is rigorous and engaging, with fresh questions, data, and quantitative analysis interwoven with vivid stories of actual conservation practice in the field.”

Conservation Sciencewas primarily written primarily for undergraduates and beginning graduate students who are interested either in academic careers or working in conservation at government agencies, non-governmental organizations, or international institutions.


 

 

 

 

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Category: Environmental Studies: Books
ISBN: 1936221497
Binding: Paperback
Author: Peter Kareiva
Pub Date: 10/1/2014

 

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