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conservation biology

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The branch of biology that deals with the effects of humans on the environment and with the conservation of biological diversity.
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Big cat expert Graham Kerley, from the Centre for African Conservation Ecology, said: "Adult cheetahs have the capacity to hurt very badly.
Department of Natural Resources Management, Texas Tech University, Box 42125, Lubbock, TX 79409 (KLG) United States Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, 2500 South Pine Knoll Road, Flagstaff, AZ 88317 (SK) Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Ecology, New Mexico State University, Box 30003, MSC 4901, Las Cruces, NM 88011 (JJ)
At Stellenbosch University, I visited Michael Samways' laboratory in the Department of Conservation Ecology and Entomology; everyone was looking forward to his new book, keen to try it in the field and laboratory.
Bhupathy, senior scientist in conservation ecology from Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History, has done the python census while conducting a study on the population trend and ecological impact of python in the Keoladeo National Park.
The method for reviving the plants was conceived by a group of researchers including members of the University of Tokyo's Laboratory of Conservation Ecology.
He's pursuing a doctorate in botany and plant pathology at OSU and aims to enter the field of conservation ecology research.
This book will certainly be useful to anyone seriously interested in the conservation ecology of Java and Borneo endemic primates.
A new report, entitled In situ behavioral response of Common Loons associated with elevated mercury (Hg) exposure, written by two Acadia University biologists and published in Conservation Ecology magazine, shows that as mercury increases in the blood of loon chicks, they exhibit abnormal behaviour.
The book is divided into six sections: "Introduction: The needs for a comprehensive conservation theory," "Foundation for a comprehensive conservation theory," "Biodiversity and its ecological linkages," "Toward a new conservation theory," "The application of conservation ecology," and lastly, "Synthesis and a forward look.
Editors Flader and Callicott have selected, and organized chronologically, 59 examples from Leopold's published and unpublished works that best reflect the gradual unfolding of his thoughts on a variety of topics, including conservation ecology and economics, wilderness preservation, wildlife management, natural aesthetics, and environmental ethics.
Rochelle Seitz, research assistant professor of marine science at the College of William and Mary, can share her expertise regarding marine ecology and conservation ecology.

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