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Title: Conservation Biology for All
Url: https://conbio.org/publications/free-textbook/
Creator: Ehrlich, Paul R.
Sodhi, Navjot S.
Publisher: Society for Conservation Biology
Description: Though the complete Society for Conservation Biology site was previously featured (check out the 09-17-2004 Scout Report), this free textbook resource supported by the site is worth highlighting independently. Perfect for undergraduate and graduate level courses, Conservation Biology for All curates commentary from leading conservation thinkers, bringing together expert scholarship on a range of relevant topics. The more than 300 pages and 16 chapters explore topics such as the history and future of conservation science (Chapter 1), invasive species management (Chapter 7), and humans' role in sustainability (Chapter 14). A nice feature of the textbook is the Suggested Reading and Relevant Websites sub-sections that conclude each chapter. These suggestions can help professors pull together syllabuses or assist readers interested in digging deeper into a topic. At the link above, readers can download the entire textbook or pick and choose chapters of interest. Conservation Biology for All was published in 2010 and edited by Navjot S. Sodhi and Paul R. Ehrlich.
LC Classification: Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- Special aspects of the subject as a whole, A-Z -- Biological diversity
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Natural history (General) -- Nature conservation. Landscape protection. Biological diversity conservation. Endangered species and ecosystems (General). Habitat conservation. Ecosystem management. Conservation biology
GEM Subject: Science -- Biological and life sciences
Key Concept: Ecology -- Biodiversity and diversity
Ecology -- Climate
Ecology -- Conservation
Ecology -- Habitats
Biology -- Biodiversity
Biology -- Ecosystems
Ecology -- Endangered species
Ecology -- Invasive species
Environmental engineering -- Sustainability
Resource Type: Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Textbooks
Format: html
pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Students
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Source Type: Internet Scout
Source: Scout Archives
Full Record Views: 3
Resource URL Clicks: 4
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