9781936221066

Conservation Science: Balancing the Needs of People and Nature

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  • ISBN13:

    9781936221066

  • ISBN10:

    1936221063

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/31/2010
  • Publisher: Roberts & Co
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Summary

Conservation Science is the first book to teach the scientific foundations of conservation while highlighting strategies to better connect its practice with the needs and priorities of a growing human population.

Author Biography

Peter Kareiva and Michelle Marvier bring over thirty years of combined experience at non-governmental organizations, governmental agencies, and academia to illustrate just how conservation gets done ˘on the ground÷ in the world today. They have taught conservation both separately and together, and jointly conduct research in the field of conservation.

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Unique mix of scientific rigor and common sense March 31, 2011
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Kareiva and Marvier offer a tour du force of conservation for the 21st Century. Together they relate with unparalleled, first-hand experience the innovative approaches to conservation being honed around the world today from advances in fundamental, interdisciplinary research through to their application in some of humanity's most breathtakingly difficult practical and ethical challenges. Their account is rigorous and engaging, with fresh questions, data, and quantitative analysis interwoven with vivid stories of actual conservation practice in the field. --Gretchen Daily, Stanford University
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