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By Serge A. Wich, Andrew J. Marshall

ISBN-10: 0198703384

ISBN-13: 9780198703389

ISBN-10: 0198703392

ISBN-13: 9780198703396

The variety of primates close to extinction maintains to develop, and the necessity to reply with potent conservation measures hasn't ever been larger. This publication presents a finished and cutting-edge synthesis of analysis rules and utilized administration practices for primate conservation. It starts off with a attention of the organic, highbrow, monetary, 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, exchange, searching, infectious ailments, and weather switch. power recommendations within the kind of administration perform are tested intimately, together with chapters on conservation genetics, safe components, and translocation.

An creation to Primate Conservation brings jointly a world staff of experts with wide-ranging services throughout primate taxa. this can be an important textbook for complex undergraduates, graduate scholars, and tested researchers within the fields of primate ecology and conservation biology. it's going to even be a priceless reference for conservation practitioners, land managers, primatologists worldwide.

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