Textbooks on the principles of conservation biology abound. Yet,how does one put this theoretical knowledge into practice? The aimof The Conservation Handbook is to provide clear guidance onthe implementation of conservation techniques. The wide range ofmethods described include those for ecological research,monitoring, planning, education, habitat management and combiningconservation with development. Nineteen case studies illustrate howthe methods have been applied. The book will be of interest toconservation biology students and practicing conservationistsworldwide.
For each copy of the book sold, another copy will be sent freeto a practicing conservationist outside Western Europe, NorthAmerica, Australia, New Zealand and Japan.
* * Foreword by E. O. Wilson.
* Concise, practical guide packed full of ideas, methods andadvice.
* Provides solutions for the main conservation problems mostcommonly encountered.
* 18 global case studies illustrate the application oftechniques.
* The Conservation Handbook Donations Project
this book is being sent free to those practising conservationistsoutside Western Europe, North America, Australia, New Zealand andJapan who are otherwise unlikely to obtain a copy. These copies areprovided at cost price by Blackwell Science, the publisher, andpaid for with the author''s royalties. Each book sold means anotherone will be donated.