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Environmental Change and GlobalizationDouble Exposures

Environmental Change and Globalization: Double Exposures

Robin Leichenko and Karen O'Brien

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195177329
eISBN:
9780199869800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177329.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book explores the connections between two of the most transformative processes of the 21st century, namely global environmental change and globalization. It presents a conceptual framework for ... More

Evolutionary Conservation Genetics

Evolutionary Conservation Genetics

Jacob Höglund

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199214211
eISBN:
9780191706660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214211.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Conservation genetics focuses on understanding the role and requirement of genetic variation for population persistence. However, considerable debate now surrounds the role of genetic factors (as ... More

Foundations of Environmental SustainabilityThe Coevolution of Science and Policy

Foundations of Environmental Sustainability: The Coevolution of Science and Policy

Larry Rockwood, Ronald Stewart, and Thomas Dietz (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195309454
eISBN:
9780199871261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309454.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book reviews and analyzes the period (roughly from the 1950s to the present) when the “environment” became an issue as important as economic growth, or war and peace. The aim is to assess the ... More

Free-Ranging Dogs and Wildlife Conservation

Free-Ranging Dogs and Wildlife Conservation

Matthew E. Gompper (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199663217
eISBN:
9780191810183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199663217.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Dogs are the world's most common and widespread carnivores and are nearly ubiquitous across the globe. The vast majority of these dogs, whether owned, pure-bred or stray, spend a large portion of ... More

Genetic Management of Fragmented Animal and Plant Populations

Genetic Management of Fragmented Animal and Plant Populations

Richard Frankham, Jonathan D. Ballou, Katherine Ralls, Mark Eldridge, Michele R. Dudash, Charles B. Fenster, Robert C. Lacy, and Paul Sunnucks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198783398
eISBN:
9780191826313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198783398.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The biological diversity of the planet is being rapidly depleted due to the direct and indirect consequences of human activity. As the size of animal and plant populations decrease and fragmentation ... More

Global Environments through the QuaternaryExploring Evironmental Change

Global Environments through the Quaternary: Exploring Evironmental Change

David Anderson, Andrew Goudie, and Adrian Parker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199697267
eISBN:
9780191810169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199697267.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

We are in the grip of global warming: sea levels are rising; glaciers are melting, Arctic sea ice is thinning, meteorological events are becoming more extreme. But how do these changes compare with ... More

Habitat Management for ConservationA Handbook of Techniques

Habitat Management for Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Malcolm Ausden

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198568728
eISBN:
9780191717529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568728.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Habitat management is commonly used to maintain and enhance the biological interest of many areas of semi-natural habitat, where natural processes no longer create suitable conditions for desired ... More

Human-Wildlife ConflictComplexity in the Marine Environment

Human-Wildlife Conflict: Complexity in the Marine Environment

Megan Draheim, Francine Madden, Julie-Beth McCarthy, and Chris Parsons (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199687145
eISBN:
9780191810961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687145.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Human–wildlife conflict has classically been defined as a situation where wildlife impacts humans negatively (physically, economically, or psychologically), and where humans likewise negatively ... More

An Introduction to Primate Conservation

An Introduction to Primate Conservation

Serge A. Wich and Andrew J. Marshall (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198703389
eISBN:
9780191824067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703389.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The number of primates on the brink of extinction continues to grow due to threats such as habitat loss, hunting, and disease. The need to respond with effective conservation measures has therefore ... More

Kalahari CheetahsAdaptations to an arid region

Kalahari Cheetahs: Adaptations to an arid region

Gus Mills and Margaret Mills

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198712145
eISBN:
9780191780639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198712145.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book demonstrates how cheetahs are adapted to arid savannahs like the southern Kalahari, and makes comparisons with other areas, especially the Serengeti. Topics dealt with are: demography and ... More

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