Problem-Solving in Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management

Problem-Solving in Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management

Author(s): James P. Gibbs, Malcolm L. Hunter, Eleanor J. Sterling

Published Online: 26 OCT 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405152877

Online ISBN: 9781444319576

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319576

About this Book

This set of exercises has been created expressly for students and teachers of conservation biology and wildlife management who want to have an impact beyond the classroom. The book presents a set of 32 exercises that are primarily new and greatly revised versions from the book's successful first edition. These exercises span a wide range of conservation issues: genetic analysis, population biology and management, taxonomy, ecosystem management, land use planning, the public policy process and more. All exercises discuss how to take what has been learned and apply it to practical, real-world issues.

Accompanied by a detailed instructor's manual and a student website with software and support materials, the book is ideal for use in the field, lab, or classroom.

Also available:

Fundamentals of Conservation Biology, 3rd edition (2007) by Malcolm L Hunter Jr and James Gibbs, ISBN 9781405135450
Saving the Earth as a Career: Advice on Becoming a Conservation Professional (2007) by Malcolm L Hunter Jr, David B Lindenmayer and Aram JK Calhoun, ISBN 9781405167611

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: Introduction

  2. Part 2: Genes

  3. Part 3: Populations

  4. Part 4: Species

  5. Part 5: Ecosystems and Landscapes

  6. Part 6: Policy and Organizations

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