An Introduction to Invertebrate Conservation Biology

Paperback | April 30, 1999

byT. R. New

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As the first book on the conservation biology of invertebrate animals - the predominant components of most global communities - this volume synthesises much important information in this emerging science. Global in scope, and dealing with animals in terrestrial, freshwater, and marinecommunities, the book includes chapters on biodiversity, rationale and priorities for invertebrate conservation, and practical conservation, and suggests practical agendas for the future. Many examples are discussed, and comprehensive references given.

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As the first book on the conservation biology of invertebrate animals - the predominant components of most global communities - this volume synthesises much important information in this emerging science. Global in scope, and dealing with animals in terrestrial, freshwater, and marinecommunities, the book includes chapters on biodivers...

T. R. New is at La Trobe University.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:206 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.47 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 13:9780198540519

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: biodiversity and invertebrates2. Why conserve invertebrates?3. A changing world: the threats to invertebrates4. Practical invertebrate conservation: approaches and setting priorities5. Captive breeding and introduction of invertebrates6. Regulation, legislation, and assessment of status7. Some case-histories of invertebrate conservation8. The future of invertebrate conservationAppendix: The IUCN Red Data Book CategoriesReferencesIndex

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"The flow of the book is thoughtfu, easily understood, and highly informative....This book is a pleasure to read, and I feel it should be familiar to all persons interested in this, or related subjects. I highly recommend it."--Natural Areas Journal