Ecosystem Conservation

Ecology and Ecosystem Conservation (Foundations of Contemporary Environmental Studies Series) by Oswald J. Schmitz

Ecology and Ecosystem Conservation (Foundations of Contemporary Environmental Studies Series) by Oswald J. Schmitz
English | Feb 9, 2007 | ISBN: 1597260487 | 179 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

Meeting today’s environmental challenges requires a new way of thinking about the intricate dependencies between humans and nature.

Ecology and Ecosystem Conservation  

Posted by TimMa at Nov. 23, 2011
Ecology and Ecosystem Conservation

Ecology and Ecosystem Conservation
Publisher: Island Press | 2007 | ISBN: 1597260495 | English | True PDF | 179 pages | 1.19 Mb

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 of the fundamental principles of ecological science and their applications, offering an essential overview of the way ecology can be used to devise strategies to conserve the health and functioning of ecosystems.

Aquatic Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystem Services  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Underaglassmoon at June 5, 2016
Aquatic Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystem Services

Aquatic Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystem Services
Springer | Organic Chemistry | July 4, 2016 | ISBN-10: 9811007780 | 125 pages | pdf | 3.94 mb

Editors: Nakano, Shin-ichi, Yahara, Tetsukazu, Nakashizuka, Tohru (Eds.)
Reviews the latest status of Asia-Pacific freshwater biodiversity
Presents newly developed concepts and methods in aquatic biodiversity monitoring
Includes contributions on the socioeconomic aspects of ecosystem services related to local biodiversity
Covers studies in the Asia-Pacific region, where biodiversity has been influenced drastically due to rapid changes

Ecology and Conservation of mountain-top grasslands in Brazil  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Underaglassmoon at April 30, 2016
Ecology and Conservation of mountain-top grasslands in Brazil

Ecology and Conservation of mountain-top grasslands in Brazil
Springer | Ecology | May 22, 2016 | ISBN-10: 3319298070 | 567 pages | pdf | 21.26 mb

Editors: Fernandes, Geraldo Wilson (Ed.)
This is the sole scientifically based book on the rupestrian grassland ecosystem
With over 150 color photos this book graphically transports you to the most diverse ecosystem of the tropics
While the book presents a synthesis of knowledge of more than 120 yrs in the rupestrian grasslands, the impacts of climate and land use change is addressed in the Anthropocene

Ecosystem Management: Adaptive, Community-based Conservation  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tanas.olesya at March 27, 2016
Ecosystem Management: Adaptive, Community-based Conservation

Ecosystem Management: Adaptive, Community-based Conservation by Gary K. Meffe
English | 1 Oct. 2002 | ISBN: 1559638249 | 333 Pages | PDF | 7 MB

Today's natural resource managers must be able to navigate among the complicated interactions and conflicting interests of decision-makers and diverse stakeholders, ranging from regulators to representatives of interest groups to members of local communities.
Aquatic Ecosystem: Biodiversity, Ecology and Conservation

Mamta Rawat, Sumit Dookia, "Aquatic Ecosystem: Biodiversity, Ecology and Conservation"
English | 2015 | ISBN-10: 813222177X | 348 pages | PDF | 10 MB

Governing the Provision of Ecosystem Services (repost)  

Posted by interes at Oct. 16, 2014
Governing the Provision of Ecosystem Services (repost)

Governing the Provision of Ecosystem Services (Studies in Ecological Economics) by Roldan Muradian and Laura Rival
English | ISBN: 9400751753 | 2012 | PDF | 478 pages | 4,4 MB

Founded on the core notion that we have reached a turning point in the governance, and thus the conservation, of ecosystems and the environment, this edited volume features more than 20 original chapters, each informed by the paradigm shift in the sector over the last decade.
The Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) of Korea: Protection, Conservation and Restoration of a Unique Ecosystem (repost)

The Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) of Korea: Protection, Conservation and Restoration of a Unique Ecosystem by Kwi-Gon Kim
English | 2013 | ISBN: 3642384625 | 450 pages | PDF | 44 MB

Untouched since 1953, the Korean DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) has transformed itself into one of the few ecologically pristine zones and a vital habitat for endangered species. Often cited as a potential "peace park", it could one day be a common ground for reconciliation and harmony.
Tropical Dry Forests in the Americas: Ecology, Conservation, and Management

Tropical Dry Forests in the Americas: Ecology, Conservation, and Management by Arturo Sanchez-Azofeifa, Jennifer S. Powers, Geraldo W. Fernandes and Mauricio Quesada
English | 2013 | ISBN: 1466512008 | 556 pages | PDF | 19,5 MB

Under threat from natural and human disturbance, tropical dry forests are the most endangered ecosystem in the tropics, yet they rarely receive the scientific or conservation attention they deserve.
Conservation by Proxy: Indicator, Umbrella, Keystone, Flagship, and Other Surrogate Species (repost)

Conservation by Proxy: Indicator, Umbrella, Keystone, Flagship, and Other Surrogate Species by Tim Caro and Sheila Girling Ms.
English | ISBN: 1597261939, 1597261920 | 2010 | 394 pages | PDF | 2,5 MB

The vast scope of conservation problems has forced biologists and managers to rely on "surrogate" species to serve as shortcuts to guide their decision making. These species-known by a host of different terms, including indicator, umbrella, and flagship species-act as proxies to represent larger conservation issues, such as the location of biodiversity hotspots or general ecosystem health.