By Serge A. Wich, Andrew J. Marshall
The variety of primates close to extinction maintains to develop, and the necessity to reply with powerful conservation measures hasn't ever been better. This publication offers a finished and cutting-edge synthesis of study ideas and utilized administration practices for primate conservation. It starts with a attention of the organic, highbrow, financial, and ecological value of primates and a precis of the threats that they face, ahead of occurring to contemplate those threats in additional element with chapters on habitat swap, alternate, searching, infectious ailments, and weather switch. capability options within the type of administration perform are tested intimately, together with chapters on conservation genetics, safe parts, and translocation.
An advent to Primate Conservation brings jointly a global crew of experts with wide-ranging services throughout primate taxa. this is often an important textbook for complex undergraduates, graduate scholars, and verified researchers within the fields of primate ecology and conservation biology. it is going to even be a helpful reference for conservation practitioners, land managers, primatologists worldwide.
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