Conservation Biology

Conservation of Faunal Diversity in Forested Landscapes

Editors: DeGraaf, R.M., Miller, R.I. (Eds.)

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Forest wildlife conservation is critically required in many parts of the world today. This book presents a merger between the elements of wildlife conservation and habitat conservation, and explains how these disciplines can be used to promote the conservation of vertebrates in forests around the world.

About the authors

Ronald I. Miller was Senior Officer in the Species Mapping Section of the World Conservation Monitoring Centre, UK, and is now New England Gap Analysis Research Consultant, Amherst Massachusetts, having also worked for the World Bank and the Nature Conservancy.

Reviews

This book focuses on changing forests worldwide, bringing together the knowledge of conservation scientists on the influence of environmental change on forest fauna. - CAB Abstracts; This book highlights the status of key vertebrates inhabiting the world's forests and the past and current effects that environment change exerts upon these populations. - Natural Areas Journal; ...it is up-to-date and dynamic in its approach and offers many suggestions about how things might be approached. This is a useful and timely book and will be well recieved by both ecologists and forest management practitioners. - Journal of Animal Ecology.

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  • The importance of disturbance and land-use history in New England: implications for forested landscapes and wildlife conservation

    DeGraaf, Richard M. (et al.)

    Pages 3-35

  • Changes in global forest distribution

    Kittredge, David B.

    Pages 37-60

  • The status of forested wetlands and waterbird conservation in North and Central America

    Erwin, R. Michael

    Pages 61-109

  • Modern forestry and the capercaillie

    Sjöberg, Kjell

    Pages 111-135

  • Conservation of large forest carnivores

    Fuller, Todd K. (et al.)

    Pages 137-164

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Conservation of Faunal Diversity in Forested Landscapes
Editors
  • R.M. DeGraaf
  • R.I. Miller
Series Title
Conservation Biology
Series Volume
6
Copyright
1996
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Chapman & Hall
eBook ISBN
978-94-009-1521-3
DOI
10.1007/978-94-009-1521-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-412-61890-1
Softcover ISBN
978-94-010-7180-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 634
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