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By Tim Caro

ISBN-10: 0195104897

ISBN-13: 9780195104899

ISBN-10: 1423741242

ISBN-13: 9781423741244

In exactly the previous few years, behavioral ecologists have started to handle matters in conservation biology. This quantity is the 1st try to hyperlink those disciplines officially. the following best researchers discover present issues in conservation biology and speak about how behavioral ecology can give a contribution to a better knowing of conservation difficulties and conservation intervention courses. In every one bankruptcy, the authors establish a conservation factor, assessment the methods it's been addressed, assessment behavioral ecological info with regards to it, together with their very own, review the strengths and weaknesses of the behavioral ecological process, and recommend particular conservation suggestions. The chapters juxtapose diversified reviews on a wide selection of taxonomic teams. a few universal topics emerge, together with the ways that animal mating structures impact inhabitants endurance, the jobs of dispersal and inbreeding avoidance for subject matters comparable to reserve layout and powerful inhabitants dimension, the most important position of people in conservation concerns, and the significance of baseline information for conservation tracking and modeling makes an attempt. every one bankruptcy sheds new gentle on conservation difficulties, generates leading edge avenues of interdisciplinary examine, and exhibits how conservation-minded behavioral ecologists can practice their services to a few of an important questions we are facing at the present time.

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