2 edition of Environmental change and biodiversity found in the catalog.
Environmental change and biodiversity
R. B. Singh
With particular reference to Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve.
|Statement||R.B. Singh, Suraj Mal.|
|LC Classifications||QH543 .S56 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 246 p. :|
|Number of Pages||246|
|LC Control Number||2009305141|
This book presents completely novel, yet unpublished findings on aphid population dynamics and ecology in the context of recent environmental changes and closely related issues. It can be used as complementary text in any course on population dynamics and ecology of . The topics covered primarily deal with environmental factors affecting organisms, adaptations, biogeography, ecology of species populations and species interactions, biotic communities and ecosystems, environmental pollution, stresses caused by toxics, global environmental change, exotic species invasion, conservation of biodiversity.
Environmental issues are also a major global issue. Humans depend on a sustainable and healthy environment, and yet we have damaged the environment in numerous ways. This section introduces other issues including biodiversity, climate change, animal and nature conservation, population, genetically modified food, sustainable development, and more. issues. The theme for IBD is "Climate Change and Biological Diversity." The theme coincides with the fact that is the International Polar Year. The cover image on this brochure captures the most emblematic impact of climate change and consequent biodiversity loss in the whole of Africa - theFile Size: 2MB.
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Biodiversity and Environmental Change by David Lindenmayer, Emma Burns, Nicole Thurgate, Andrew Lowe published February The ISBN is Cited by: 6. Buy Biodiversity Conservation & Environmental Change () (): Using Palaeoecology to Manage Dynamic Landscapes in the Anthropocene: NHBS - Price Range: £ - £ In one of the editors of this volume, Thomas Lovejoy, together with R L Peters, produced one of the seminal works on the subject: Global warming and Biological Biodiversity.
Climate Change and Biodiversity is really an update in the light of much more - and much more alarming - new information/5(3). Describes the implications of long-term ecology for biodiversity conservation and ecosystem management, providing a context for interpreting today's changing landscapes Includes topical case studies with a broad geographical and taxonomic coverage to ensure the book's global relevance.
Long-term ecological data are critical for informing long-term trends in biodiversity and trends in environmental change. The Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network (TERN) is a major initiative of the Australian Government and one of its key areas of investment is to provide funding for a network of long-term ecological research plots around Australia (LTERN).
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Edited by Emma Burns, Andrew Lowe, Nicole Thurgate, David Lindenmayer This data-rich book demonstrates the value of existing national long-term ecological research in Australia for monitoring environmental change and biodiversity. Long-term ecological data are critical for informing trends in biodiversity and environmental by: About this book As the impacts of anthropogenic activities increase in both magnitude and extent, biodiversity is coming under increasing pressure.
Scientists and policy makers are frequently hampered by a lack of information on biological systems, particularly information relating to long-term trends. This book contains a series of authoritative chapters written by top names in conservation biology with the aim of disseminating cutting-edge conservation knowledge as widely as possible.
Important topics such as balancing conversion and human needs, climate change, conservation planning, designing and analyzing conservation research, ecosystem. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow more. An interdisciplinary research unit consisting of 30 teams in the natural, economic and social sciences analyzed biodiversity and ecosystem services of a mountain rainforest ecosystem in the hotspot of the tropical Andes, with special reference to past, current and future environmental changes.
The. This book comprehensively describes essential research and projects on climate change and biodiversity. Moreover, it includes contributions on how to promote the climate agenda and biodiversity conservation at the local level.
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Climate Change and Biodiversity provides the up-to-the-minute overview of this complex global interaction. It is a book of monumental importance to present to future generations and is a keystone work for science, policy and public understanding alike.
Anyone concerned about the future of our planet and humanity needs this book. This book highlights some of the temporal changes in the environment and/or in biodiversity that have occurred in different ecosystems, ranging from tropical rainforests, wet eucalypt forests and alpine regions through to rangelands and deserts.
Global Environmental Change is a peer-reviewed international journal publishing high quality, theoretically and empirically rigorous articles, which advance knowledge about the human and policy dimensions of global environmental change. The journal interprets global environmental change to mean the outcome of processes that are manifest in.
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It proposes adopting the concept of planetary health, which is based on recognizing that human health depends on natural systems functioning properly. Environmental Change: Key Issues and Alternative Approaches describes and explains the significance of past and contemporary environmental and climatic change.
It outlines the conceptual framework. Therefore, this book, “Land Use, Climate Change and Biodiversity Modeling: Perspectives and Applications,” is unique and is distinguished from existing titles within the subject area. In addition, it responds to the remaining controversial issue on the effects of accumulative land-use and climate change on biodiversity.change for various dimensions of biodiversity.
From the side of the social sciences, it covers the value of biodiversity in the carbon cycle. It then uses insights from the economic treatment of the relation between biodiversity and ecosystem services to re-evaluate the connection between File Size: 2MB.Anthropogenic climate change is causing environmental conditions to shift from long-term averages (Collins et al.
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