The Conservation Professional's Guide to Working with People

Successful natural resource management is much more than good science; it requires working with landowners, meeting deadlines, securing funding, supervising staff, and cooperating with politicians. The ability to work effectively with people is...

224 pages
6 x 9
1 illustration

Ecology and Ecosystem Conservation

Meeting today’s environmental challenges requires a new way of thinking about the intricate dependencies between humans and nature. Ecology and Ecosystem Conservation provides students and other readers with a basic understanding...

184 pages
5.5 x 8.75
22 photos and illustrations

The Status and Distribution of European Mammals

Helen J Temple and Andrew Terry

Numerous scientific studies show that biodiversity in Europe has been declining rapidly for some time and that this pattern has been matched by the great periods of expansion and intensification of land use. This first assessment of the Red List...

45 pages
8 x 11.2

Polar Bears
Proceedings of the 14th Working Meeting of the IUCN/SSC Polar Bear Specialist Group, 20-24 June 2005, Seattle, Washington, USA

Jon Aars, Nicholas J. Lunn, and Andrew E. Derocher

These proceedings provide an overview of the ongoing research and management activities on polar bears in the circumpolar arctic. Together with the previous 13 proceedings, they provide an historic record of international efforts in protecting,...

189 pages
8.25 x 11.75

Assessment and Control of Biological Invasion Risks

Fumito Koike, Mick N. Clout, Mieko Kawamichi, Maj De Poorter, and Kunio Iwatsuki

Biological invasion, an issue of growing importance due to the significant increase in international transportation and trade, can disturb the balance of local ecosystems and even destroy them. This collection of papers presented at the...

216 pages
8.25 x 11.75

Wildlife-Habitat Relationships
Concepts and Applications

Wildlife-Habitat Relationships goes beyond introductory wildlife biology texts to provide wildlife professionals and students with an understanding of the importance of habitat relationships in studying and managing wildlife. The book...

520 pages
7 x 9

The Endangered Species Act at Thirty
Vol. 2: Conserving Biodiversity in Human-Dominated Landscapes

A companion volume to The Endangered Species Act at Thirty: Renewing the Conservation Promise, this book examines the key policy tools available for protecting biodiversity in the United States by revisiting some basic questions in...

376 pages
6 x 9

Science Magazine's State of the Planet 2006-2007

Edited by Donald Kennedy and the Editors of Science

How often in today's environmental debates have you read that "the science is in dispute"-even when there is overwhelming consensus among scientists? Too often, the voice of science is diminished or diluted for the sake of politics, and the...

216 pages
7 x 10

Seeking the Sacred Raven
Politics and Extinction on a Hawaiian Island

Will the 'Alala ever return to the wild? A bird sacred to Hawaiians and a member of the raven family, the 'Alala today survives only in captivity. How the species once flourished, how it has been driven to near-extinction, and how people...

304 pages
6 x 9

Corridor Ecology
The Science and Practice of Linking Landscapes for Biodiversity Conservation

Jodi A. Hilty, William Z. Lidicker Jr., and Adina Merenlender; Foreword by Andrew P. Dobson

Corridor Ecology presents guidelines that combine conservation science and practical experience for maintaining, enhancing, and creating connectivity between natural areas with an overarching goal of conserving biodiversity. It offers an...

344 pages
6 x 9
50 photos and illustrations

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