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Title Wildlife : destruction, conservation and biodiversity / John D. Harris and Paul L. Brown, editors
Published New York : Nova Science Publishers, [2009]


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Description xv, 366 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 27 cm
Series Wildlife protection, destruction and extinction series
Wildlife protection, destruction and extinction series.
Contents Ch. 1. Forest Ecosystems and Zoonoses / Nenad Turk, Josip Margaletic and Alemka Markotić -- Ch. 2. Contraction and Status of Maasai Lands as Wildlife Dispersal Areas and Implications for Wildlife Conservation in Amboseli Ecosystem, Kenya / Moses Makonjio Okello and Katie Grasty -- Ch. 3. Conservation During Conflict: Strategic Planning to Deal with War in Sub-Saharan Africa / Stephanie Prevost and Andrew T. Smith -- Ch. 4. Ecology of Soil Seed Bank in Conservation and Restoration of Endangered Plants / Yukio Honda -- Ch. 5. Mathematical Models of Diseases Spreading in Symbiotic Communities / Mainul Haque and Ezio Venturino -- Ch. 6. Effects of Chemical Contaminants on Wildlife: Identification of Biomarkers in A Sentinel Species / G.L. Poletta ... [et al.] -- Ch. 7. Evidence of Antimicrobial Resistance in Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra Linnaeus, 1758) Fecal Bacteria in Portugal / M. Oliveira ... [et al.] -- Ch. 8. Behavior of Wild Animals Against Humans in Reservations, Sanctuaries, and Hunted Areas - Review and theoretical approach / Klaus M. Scheibe -- Ch. 9. Climate Change Effects on Wildlife Populations / Joerg Tews, Peter L.F. Fast and Marie Fast -- Ch. 10. A Sri Lankan Elephant Orphanage: Does it Increase Willingness to Conserve Elephants? How do Visitors React to it? / Clem Tisdell and Ranjith Bandara -- Ch. 11. Wildlife Conservation and the Value of New Zealand's Otago Peninsual: Economic Impacts and Other Considerations / Clem Tisdel -- Biological Monitoring Using a New Technique / Mariko Mochizuki ... [et al.] -- GIS-based Habitat Model of Java Hawk-Eagle (Spizaetus bartelsi) Using Inductive Approach in Java Island, Indonesia / Syartinilia, Sotoshi Tsuyuki and Jung soo Lee -- Conflicts with Humans and Conservation of Large Cats in Brazilian Ranches / Francesca Belem Lopes Palmeira -- From Acceptance to Support: When Damage Compensation Turns into Performance Payments / Kathleen Schwerdtner Máñez -- The Significance of Anthropogenic Impact on Forage Plant Species Richness in Structure of Rumminant Guilds: Food Benefits of Pastures with Two Forest Types / Ilya S. Sheremet'ev ... [et al.]
Summary "Wildlife includes all non-domesticated plants, animals, and other organisms. Domesticating wild plant and animal species for human benefit has occurred many times all over the planet, and has a major impact on the environment, both positive and negative. Wildlife can be found in all ecosystems, Deserts, rain forests, plains, and other areas - including the most developed urban sites - all have distinct forms of wildlife. While the term in popular culture usually refers to animals that are untouched by human factors, most scientists agree that wildlife around the world is impacted by human activities. This new book examines the destruction, conservation and biodiversity of wildlife."--Publisher's description
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Print version record
Subject Endangered species.
Nature conservation.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on.
Author Brown, Paul L., 1958-
Harris, John D., 1960-
LC no. 2009000171
ISBN 1606929747 (hardcover)
9781606929742 (hardcover)