Essentials of Conservation Biology by Richard B. PrimackEssentials of Conservation Biology by Richard B. Primack

Essentials of Conservation Biology

byRichard B. Primack

Hardcover | May 23, 2014

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Essentials of Conservation Biology combines theory and research to explain the connections between conservation biology and ecology, climate change biology, the protection of endangered species, protected area management, environmental economics, and sustainable development. A major themerunning throughout the text is the active role that scientists, individuals, conservation organizations, and governments can play in protecting biodiversity, even while providing for human needs.
Richard B. Primack is a Professor in the Biology Department at Boston University. He received his B.A. at Harvard University in 1972 and his Ph.D. at Duke University in 1976, and then was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Canterbury and Harvard University. He has served as a visiting professor at the University of Hong Kong an...
Title:Essentials of Conservation BiologyFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:603 pages, 11.1 × 8.82 × 1.3 inShipping dimensions:11.1 × 8.82 × 1.3 inPublished:May 23, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1605352896

ISBN - 13:9781605352893


Editorial Reviews

"Essentials of Conservation Biology does have a lot to offer and is a well-written text, with current examples up to and including papers from 2014. Terms are well defined in the text, and the history of conservation biology as a field is well explained. Chapters are engaging and well thoughtout, including box articles, summaries, and suggested readings for each chapter."--David W. MacDougall, Plant Science Bulletin