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By Tim Caro

ISBN-10: 0195104897

ISBN-13: 9780195104899

ISBN-10: 1423741242

ISBN-13: 9781423741244

In exactly the previous couple of years, behavioral ecologists have began to deal with matters in conservation biology. This quantity is the 1st try and hyperlink those disciplines officially. the following top researchers discover present subject matters in conservation biology and talk 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, overview the methods it's been addressed, evaluation behavioral ecological information concerning it, together with their very own, assessment the strengths and weaknesses of the behavioral ecological procedure, and recommend particular conservation techniques. The chapters juxtapose various reports on a large choice of taxonomic teams. a few universal topics emerge, together with the ways that animal mating structures have an effect on inhabitants endurance, the jobs of dispersal and inbreeding avoidance for themes resembling reserve layout and potent inhabitants measurement, the foremost function of people in conservation concerns, and the significance of baseline information for conservation tracking and modeling makes an attempt. each one bankruptcy sheds new gentle on conservation difficulties, generates cutting edge avenues of interdisciplinary learn, and exhibits how conservation-minded behavioral ecologists can follow their services to a couple of an important questions we are facing this day.

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