Chapter 55. Conservation

  1. Dr. D. Brune,
  2. Dr. D. V. Chapman,
  3. Dr. M. D. Gwynne and
  4. Prof. Dr. J. M. Pacyna
  1. Daniel S. Hackett

Published Online: 5 JUN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619658.ch55

The Global Environment: Science, Technology and Management

The Global Environment: Science, Technology and Management

How to Cite

Hackett, D. S. (1997) Conservation, in The Global Environment: Science, Technology and Management (eds D. Brune, D. V. Chapman, M. D. Gwynne and J. M. Pacyna), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619658.ch55

Editor Information

  1. Scandinavian Science Publisher as Bakkehaugveien 16, 0873 Oslo, Norway

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JUN 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 MAY 1997

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527287710

Online ISBN: 9783527619658

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Keywords:

  • conservation;
  • geographical area;
  • genetic variants;
  • organisms;
  • genetic make-up

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Threatened Species Characteristics

  • Patterns of Species Distribution

  • Endangered Habitats

  • Species Conservation

  • Conservation in Practice

  • The Way Forward

  • References and Further Reading