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Applied Ecology and Human Dimensions in Biological Conservation (Hardcover)

Applied Ecology and Human Dimensions in Biological Conservation By Luciano M. Verdade (Editor), Maria Carolina Lyra-Jorge (Editor), Carlos I. Piña (Editor) Cover Image
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Part I. Concepts

1 Redirections in Conservation Biology

Luciano M. Verdade, Carlos I. Pi a, and Maria Carolina Lyra-Jorge

2 Historical Ecology and the Explanation of Diversity: Amazonian Case Studies

William Bal e

3 Phylogenetic diversity and the sustainable use of biodiversity

Daniel P. Faith and Laura Jo Pollock

4 Adaptation and Evolution in Changing Environments

Luiz Miguel Rosalino, Maria Carolina Lyra-Jorge, and Luciano M. Verdade

5 Biodiversity loss and infectious diseases

Kevin D. Lafferty

6 The conservation value of agricultural landscapes

Luciano M. Verdade, Marli Penteado, Carla Gheler-Costa, Graziella Dotta, Luis Miguel Rosalino, V nia Regina Pivello, Carlos I. Pi a, and Maria Carolina Lyra-Jorge

Part II. Innovation

7 The use of molecular tools in ecological studies of mammalian carnivores

Francisco Palomares and Bego a Adrados

8 The Role of Abundance Estimates in Conservation Decision-Making

James D. Nichols

9 Wildlife surveys in agricultural landscapes: Terrestrial medium- to large-sized mammals

Maria Carolina Lyra-Jorge, Carla Gheler-Costa, Carlos Ignacio Pi a, Luiz Miguel Rosalino, and Luciano M. Verdade

10 Point Counts Method for Bird Surveys in Agroecosystems of the State of S o Paulo, Southeastern Brazil

Marli Penteado, Wesley R. Silva, and Luciano M. Verdade

11 The use of stable isotopes analyses in wildlife studies

Thiago S. Marques, Neliton R.F. Lara, Pl nio B. Camargo, Luciano M. Verdade, and Luiz A. Martinelli

Part III. Governance

12 Multi-taxa surveys: integrating ecosystem processes and user demands

William E. Magnusson, Ben Lawson, Fabricio Baccaro, Carolina Volkmer de Castilho, J. Guy Castley, Flavia Costa, Debora P. Drucker, Elizabeth Franklin, Albertina P. Lima, Regina Luiz o, Fernando Mendon a, Fl via Pezzini, Juliana Schietti, Jos Julio Toledo, Ana Tourinho, Luciano M. Verdade, and Jean-Marc Hero

13 Who's in conflict with whom? Human dimensions of the conflicts involving wildlife.

Silvio Marchini

14 BIOTA/FAPESP - The Biodiversity Virtual Institute: translating research on biodiversity and ecosystem services into policies in a megadiverse country.

Carlos A. Joly

Product Details
ISBN: 9783642547508
ISBN-10: 3642547508
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: May 22nd, 2014
Pages: 228
Language: English