Conservation Biology

Conservation biology is the scientific study of the nature and status of Earth's biodiversity with the aim of protecting species, their habitats, and ecosystems from excessive rates of extinction and the erosion of biotic interactions. It is an interdisciplinary subject drawing on sciences, economics, and the practice of natural resource management.

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Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center
... it came under the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, established in 2010 ... From an initial focus on the conservation biology of Neotropical songbirds, it now researches the role of disease in population declines in migratory birds, environmental challenges facing urban and suburban birds ... program is certified as shade grown and organic, with purchases supporting the conservation of migratory birds ...
Carlos A. Peres - Publications
... Wildlife Conservation Society, Brasília, Brazil ... Environmental Conservation ... Conservation in Sustainable Use Tropical Forest Reserves ...
Conservation Biology (journal)
... Conservation Biology is a peer-reviewed academic journal of the Society for Conservation Biology, published by Wiley-Blackwell ...
Graeme James Caughley - Significant Contributions
... Caughley also co-published a book on Wildlife Ecology, Conservation, and Management the first portion of the book covers an overview of population ecology while the second part is on applied ecology or ... His last publication Conservation Biology in Theory and Practice gives a history of prehistoric and historic extinctions as well as a collection of case studies ... Perez claims that there is such a high volume of conservation textbooks today, but this one is more of a handbook on diagnosing and treating problems with populations ...
Conservation Biology - Context and Trends - Threats To Biodiversity
... cycling across the earth, the reduction of migration is a serious matter for conservation biology ... With conservation management and planning for biodiversity at all levels, from genes to ecosystems, there are examples where humans mutually coexist in a sustainable way with nature ...

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