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Adapting to a Changing EnvironmentConfronting the Consequences of Climate Change

Adapting to a Changing Environment: Confronting the Consequences of Climate Change

Tim R. McClanahan and Joshua Cinner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199754489
eISBN:
9780199918843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754489.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Societies must choose how they wish to deal with climate change. Not doing anything or pursuing ‘business as usual’ is likely to lead down a path that will have devastating consequences for many ... More

Allee Effects in Ecology and Conservation

Allee Effects in Ecology and Conservation

Franck Courchamp, Ludek Berec, and Joanna Gascoigne

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198570301
eISBN:
9780191717642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570301.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Allee effects are broadly defined as a decline in individual fitness at low population size or density, that can result in critical population thresholds below which populations crash to extinction. ... More

Avian InvasionsThe Ecology and Evolution of Exotic Birds

Avian Invasions: The Ecology and Evolution of Exotic Birds

Tim M. Blackburn, Julie L. Lockwood, and Phillip Cassey

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199232543
eISBN:
9780191715983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232543.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

As people have spread around the world, they have taken with them a broad range of other species to satisfy a variety of human needs. Some of these species went on to establish wild populations well ... More

Beyond the Stony MountainsFollowing in the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark

Beyond the Stony Mountains: Following in the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark

Daniel B. Botkin

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195162431
eISBN:
9780199790043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162431.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

America's great epic of exploration — the journey of Lewis and Clark — was also one of the most successful scientific expeditions in history. In notebooks filled with vivid and remarkably accurate ... More

Biodiversity Conservation and Environmental ChangeUsing palaeoecology to manage dynamic landscapes in the Anthropocene

Biodiversity Conservation and Environmental Change: Using palaeoecology to manage dynamic landscapes in the Anthropocene

Lindsey Gillson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198713036
eISBN:
9780191781421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713036.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Faced with urgent issues of climate change, habitat loss, extinctions, pollution, and socioecological transformation, there is a need for a long-term perspective that guides ecosystem management, ... More

Biodiversity, Ecosystem Functioning, and Human WellbeingAn Ecological and Economic Perspective

Biodiversity, Ecosystem Functioning, and Human Wellbeing: An Ecological and Economic Perspective

Shahid Naeem, Daniel E. Bunker, Andy Hector, Michel Loreau, and Charles Perrings (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547951
eISBN:
9780191720345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547951.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

How will biodiversity loss affect ecosystem functioning, ecosystem services, and human wellbeing? In an age of accelerating biodiversity loss, this volume summarizes recent advances in ... More

Bioinvasions and GlobalizationEcology, Economics, Management, and Policy

Bioinvasions and Globalization: Ecology, Economics, Management, and Policy

Charles Perrings, Harold Mooney, and Mark Williamson (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560158
eISBN:
9780191721557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560158.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Bioinvasions and Globalization synthesises our current knowledge of the ecology and economics of biological invasions, providing an in-depth evaluation of the science and its ... More

Biology and Conservation of Musteloids

Biology and Conservation of Musteloids

David W. Macdonald, Chris Newman, and Lauren A. Harrington (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198759805
eISBN:
9780191820519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759805.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The editors of this book have used their combined 90 years of experience working on the behaviour and ecology of wild carnivores to draw together a unique network of the world’s experts on musteloid ... More

The Biology and Conservation of Wild Canids

The Biology and Conservation of Wild Canids

David W. Macdonald and Claudio Sillero-Zubiri (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198515562
eISBN:
9780191705632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515562.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book is about the dog family, covering ancestry, population genetics, society, infectious disease, and the use of tools. Fourteen case studies examine Arctic foxes, Island foxes, Swift foxes, ... More

The Biology of African Savannahs, 2nd Edn

The Biology of African Savannahs, 2nd Edn

Bryan Shorrocks and William Bates

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198702702
eISBN:
9780191794131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702702.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Savannahs are one of the largest biomes of the world, covering about 20% of the land surface. Stated simply, they are tropical and subtropical grasslands, with scattered bushes and trees. Most ... More

The Biology of Coral Reefs

The Biology of Coral Reefs

Charles R. C. Sheppard, Simon K. Davy, and Graham M. Pilling

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198566359
eISBN:
9780191713934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566359.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Aquatic Biology

Coral reefs represent the most spectacular and diverse marine ecosystem on the planet as well as a critical source of protein and income for many millions of people. However, the combined effects of ... More

The Biology of Peatlands

The Biology of Peatlands

Håkan Rydin and John K. Jeglum

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199602995
eISBN:
9780191810138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199602995.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Peatlands form important landscape elements in many parts of the world and play significant roles for biodiversity and global carbon balance. This new edition has been revised and updated, ... More

The Biology of Urban Environments

The Biology of Urban Environments

Philip James

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198827238
eISBN:
9780191866142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827238.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Urban environments are characterized by the density of buildings and elements of a number of infrastructures that support urban residents in their daily life. These built elements and the activities ... More

Bird Ecology and ConservationA Handbook of Techniques

Bird Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

William J. Sutherland, Ian Newton, and Rhys Green

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198520863
eISBN:
9780191706189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198520863.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book outlines the main methods and techniques available to ornithologists. A general shortage of information about available techniques is greatly hindering progress in avian ecology and ... More

BonobosUnique in Mind, Brain, and Behavior

Bonobos: Unique in Mind, Brain, and Behavior

Brian Hare and Shinya Yamamoto (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198728511
eISBN:
9780191795381
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198728511.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

During the past decade there has been an explosion of scientific interest in the bonobo (Pan paniscus). This research has revealed exactly how unique bonobos are in their minds, brains and behavior. ... More

Carnivore Ecology and ConservationA Handbook of Techniques

Carnivore Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Luigi Boitani and Roger A. Powell (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199558520
eISBN:
9780191774546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558520.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

Animals that must hunt and kill for at least part of their living are inherently interesting to many people, and the role that carnivores play in biological communities attracts interest from ... More

The Chimpanzees of the Budongo ForestEcology, Behaviour and Conservation

The Chimpanzees of the Budongo Forest: Ecology, Behaviour and Conservation

Vernon Reynolds

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198515463
eISBN:
9780191705656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515463.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Chimpanzees have never been more threatened with extinction than they are today. This book focuses on one chimpanzee group, the Sonso community, living in a tropical rain forest, the Budongo Forest ... More

Conservation and Sustainable UseA Handbook of Techniques

Conservation and Sustainable Use: A Handbook of Techniques

E.J. Milner-Gulland and J. Marcus Rowcliffe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198530367
eISBN:
9780191713095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530367.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The overexploitation of wildlife is a key concern for conservationists worldwide. Indeed, wildlife conservation and sustainable use have recently become centrepieces in conservation and development ... More

Conservation Biology for All

Conservation Biology for All

Navjot S. Sodhi and Paul R. Ehrlich (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199554232
eISBN:
9780191720666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554232.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book provides cutting-edge but basic conservation science for the inhabitants of both developing as well as developed countries. Authoritative chapters are written by top names in conservation ... More

Conservation DronesMapping and Monitoring Biodiversity

Conservation Drones: Mapping and Monitoring Biodiversity

Serge A. Wich and Lian Pin Koh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198787617
eISBN:
9780191829727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787617.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

In this book, we introduce the use of drones for wildlife conservation. We provide a broad overview of when drone technology can be useful for wildlife conservation before going into the different ... More

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