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Forest Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Adrian Newton

Abstract

Forest conservation has become one of the most important environmental issues currently facing humanity, as a result of widespread deforestation and forest degradation. Pressures on remaining natural forests continue to intensify, leading to high rates of biodiversity loss. Understanding how human activities influence ecological processes within forests is essential for developing effective conservation action. This book describes research methods and techniques relevant to understanding forest ecology, with a particular focus on those that are relevant to practical conservation and sustainabl ... More

Keywords: deforestation, forest degradation, biodiversity, forest management, ecological survey, ecosystem

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780198567448
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567448.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Adrian Newton, author
School of Conservation Sciences, Bournemouth University

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