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State of the wild
Eva Fearn, Kent Hubbard Redfor ...



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State of the wild
a global portrait
Wildlife Conservation Society ; vol. ed. Eva Fearn ; series ed., Kent H. Redford ; foreword by Ward Woods

Published 2010 by Island Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English.

About the Book

Discusses emerging issues in wildlife and nature conservation and highlights worldwide efforts to preserve natural habitat and resources, as well as providing a conservation forecast for the near future.

Table of Contents

By the numbers: Wildlife conservation in a time of war
Foreword: Conservation and the global economic recession
Introduction: Future states of the wild
PART I: State of the Wild: State of the wild: wounded wilderness
Global conservation and news highlights: Africa; Asia; Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands; Central and South America; Europe; North America; Oceans
The rarest of the rare: Some of the world's most endangered animals
Rarest ecosystems
Emerging diseases and conservation
An update on One World-One Health
Champions of the wild
PART II: Focus on the Wild: Wildlife conservation in a time of war
Conservation amid war
Conservation and governance: Lessons from the reconstruction effort in Afghanistan
Marine life in times of conflict
Who owns the wild? Civil conflict in Africa
Parks as peace makers: The Peru-Ecuador Divide
PART III: Emerging issues in the wild:
Conservaiton of Wildlife
Vanishing Asian turtles
What future for forest elephants?
Restoration of the Guanaco, icon of Patagonia
Changing flyways: Migratory birds in a warming world
Conservation of Wild Places:
The boreal forest: Trouble in Canada's great wilderness
Inspiring ocean conservation
The wild and the city
Life waters: Wetlands and climate change
Conservation controversy: Can paying for ecosystem services save biodiversity?
The Art and Practice of Conservation:
Faith, hope, and conservation
Canine detection teams and conservation
Agriculture and wildlife in Europe
The dilemma of confiscated wildlife
The evolving practice of conservation in Rwanda
Final thoughts: Safe havens for wildlife and people in contested Holy Lands.

Edition Notes

With a special section "Wildlife conservation in a time of war"

At head of title: 2010-2011.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-233) and index.

Other Titles
2010-2011 state of the wild, State of the wild 2010-2011, Wildlife conservation in a time of war.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
QL82 .W553 2010

The Physical Object

xv, 244 p. :
Number of pages

ID Numbers

Open Library
Internet Archive
1597266779, 1597266787
9781597266772, 9781597266789

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