By Serge A. Wich, Andrew J. Marshall
The variety of primates close to extinction maintains to develop, and the necessity to reply with powerful conservation measures hasn't ever been larger. This e-book offers a entire and cutting-edge synthesis of study ideas and utilized administration practices for primate conservation. It starts off with a attention of the organic, highbrow, monetary, and ecological significance of primates and a precis of the threats that they face, ahead of occurring to think about those threats in additional element with chapters on habitat swap, exchange, looking, infectious ailments, and weather switch. strength ideas within the kind of administration perform are tested intimately, together with chapters on conservation genetics, secure components, and translocation.
An advent to Primate Conservation brings jointly a global crew of experts with wide-ranging services throughout primate taxa. this can be a vital textbook for complex undergraduates, graduate scholars, and confirmed researchers within the fields of primate ecology and conservation biology. it's going to even be a priceless reference for conservation practitioners, land managers, primatologists worldwide.
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An introduction to primate conservation by Serge A. Wich, Andrew J. Marshall