Titolo: Wildlife Conservation in a Changing Climate
Casa editrice: University Of Chicago Press
Condizione libro: Very Good
0226074633 Crisp, clean, unread book with some shelfwear and a remainder mark to one edge - NICE. Codice inventario libreria Z0226074633Z2
Riassunto:Human-induced climate change is emerging as one of the gravest threats to biodiversity in history, and while a vast amount of literature on the ecological impact of climate change exists, very little has been dedicated to the management of wildlife populations and communities in the wake of unprecedented habitat changes. Wildlife Conservation in a Changing Climate is an essential resource, bringing together leaders in the fields of climate change ecology, wildlife population dynamics, and environmental policy to examine the impacts of climate change on populations of terrestrial vertebrates. Chapters assess the details of climate change ecology, including demographic implications for individual populations, evolutionary responses, impacts on movement patterns, alterations of species interactions, and predicting impacts across regions. The contributors also present a number of strategies by which conservationists and wildlife managers can counter or mitigate the impacts of climate change as well as increase the resilience of wildlife populations to such changes. A seminal contribution to the fields of ecology and conservation biology, Wildlife Conservation in a Changing Climate will serve as the spark that ignites a new direction of discussions about and action on the ecology and conservation of wildlife in a changing climate.
Jedediah F. Brodie is assistant professor of conservation ecology at the University of British Columbia. Eric S. Post is professor of biology at the Pennsylvania State University. Daniel F. Doak is professor in the Department of Zoology and Physiology at the University of Wyoming.
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