An Introduction to Primate Conservation by Serge A. Wich,Andrew J. Marshall

By Serge A. Wich,Andrew J. Marshall

The variety of primates close to extinction keeps to develop, and the necessity to reply with potent conservation measures hasn't ever been better. This ebook presents a accomplished and cutting-edge synthesis of study rules and utilized administration practices for primate conservation. It starts off with a attention of the organic, highbrow, financial, and ecological significance of primates and a precis of the threats that they face, ahead of going
on to think about those threats in additional aspect with chapters on habitat switch, exchange, searching, infectious ailments, and weather swap. power recommendations within the type of administration perform are tested intimately, together with chapters on conservation genetics, safe parts, and translocation.

An creation to Primate Conservation brings jointly a global group of experts with wide-ranging services throughout primate taxa. this is often a vital textbook for complicated undergraduates, graduate scholars, and validated researchers within the fields of primate ecology and conservation biology. it's going to even be a necessary reference for conservation practitioners, land managers, primatologists worldwide.

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