7. Preservation of Biodiversity, Wildlife, and Conservation Medicine

  1. David M. Sherman DVM, MS, Diplomate, ACVIM

Published Online: 18 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470292136.ch7

Tending Animals in the Global Village: A Guide to International Veterinary Medicine

Tending Animals in the Global Village: A Guide to International Veterinary Medicine

How to Cite

Sherman, D. M. (2002) Preservation of Biodiversity, Wildlife, and Conservation Medicine, in Tending Animals in the Global Village: A Guide to International Veterinary Medicine, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470292136.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 MAY 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780683180510

Online ISBN: 9780470292136

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • biodiversity;
  • wildlife conservation;
  • ecosystem;
  • habitat destruction;
  • invasive species

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Objectives for This Chapter

  • Introduction

  • Defining Biodiversity

  • The Economic Value of Biodiversity

  • Threats to Biodiversity

  • Efforts to Preserve Biodiversity

  • Tools for Wildlife Conservation

  • The Field of Conservation Medicine

  • Discussion Points