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A comprehensive synthesis of academic and practical experience in understanding and managing upland environments. Includes models and practice guides outlining how vital areas are to be managed, supported and developed for the future. Provides practical options to create solutions.
Extinct Birds was the first comprehensive review of the hundreds of the bird species and subspecies that have become extinct over the last 1,000 years of habitat degradation, over-hunting and rat introduction. It has become the standard text on this subject, covering both familiar icons of extinction as well as...
This is the first book that unpacks the interesting complexities around the genesis and evolution of conservation science and wildlife management in South Africa. Comprehensive content, an extensive timescale, and the clear chronological and thematic presentation of this book make this an invaluable source for academics, practitioners, historians and students.
This book explores the increasingly coordinated effort that is underway in botanic gardens around the world to find and apply the best methods of halting the steady erosion of plant diversity and saving wild plant species from extinction.
By Jan Laitos
Proposing environmental policy which is consistent with the laws of nature, this book is for readers who are not just interested in the many ways humans have altered their environment, but instead wish to learn why the many governmental policies in place to curb such behavior have been unsuccessful.