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State of the Wild 2010-2011 : A Global Portrait.

Author/Creator:
Fearn, Eva.
Publication:
Washington : Island Press, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (261 pages)
Series:
State of the Wild Ser.
State of the Wild Ser. ; v.3
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Subjects:
Wildlife conservation.
Nature conservation.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
State of the Wild is a biennial series that brings together international conservation experts and writers to discuss emerging issues in the conservation of wildlife and wild places.In addition to evocative writings and a fascinating tour of conservation news highlights and vital statistics from around the world, this 2010-2011 edition examines how destabilization and war affect wildlife and wild places. State of the Wild's accessible approach educates a wide range of audiences while at the same time presenting leading-edge scientific overviews of hot topics in conservation. Uniquely structured with magazine-like features up front, conservation news in the middle, and essays from eminent authors and experienced scientists throughout, this landmark series is an essential addition to any environmental bookshelf.
Contents:
Intro
Title Page
Copyright Page
Table of Contents
By The Numbers: Wildlife Conservation in a Time of War
Foreword: Conservation and the Global Economic Recession
Introduction: Future States of the Wild
Part I: State of the Wild
State of the Wild: Wounded Wilderness
Global Conservation News Highlights
Africa
Asia
Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands
Central and South America
Europe
North America
Oceans
Discoveries
The Rarest of the Rare: Some of the World's Most Endangered Animals
Rarest Ecosystems
Emerging Diseases and Conservation: An Update on One World-One Health
Champions of the Wild
Part II: Focus on the Wild:Wildlife Conservation in a Time of War
Conservation Amid War
Conservation and Governance: Lessons from the Reconstruction Effort in Afghanistan
Marine Life in Times of Conflict
Who Owns the Wild?: Civil Conflict in Africa
Parks as Peace Makers: The Peru-Ecuador Divide
Part III: Emerging Issues in the Wild
Conservation of Wildlife
Vanishing Asian Turtles
What Future for Forest Elephants?
Restoration of the Guanaco, Icon of Patagonia
Changing Flyways: Migratory Birds in a Warming World
Conservation of Wild Places
The Boreal Forest: Trouble in Canada's Great Wilderness
Inspiring Ocean Conservation
The Wild and the City
Life Waters: Wetlands and Climate Change
Conservation Controversy: Can Paying for Ecosystem Services Save Biodiversity?
The Art and Practice of Conservation
Faith, Hope, and Conservation
Canine Detection Teams and Conservation
Agriculture and Wildlife in Europe
The Dilemma of Confiscated Wildlife
The Evolving Practice of Conservation in Rwanda
Final Thoughts: Safe Havens for Wildlife and People in Contested Holy Lands
Acknowledgments
Notes
Index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Woods, Ward.
Other format:
Print version: Fearn, Eva State of the Wild 2010-2011
ISBN:
9781610911580
9781597266789
OCLC:
774957012