World Atlas of Great Apes and Their Conservation
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BeschreibungThis comprehensive and authoritative review of the distribution and conservation status of Great Apes includes individual country profiles for each species and overview chapters on ape biology, ecology, and conservation challenges.
InhaltsverzeichnisCONTRIBUTORS: Christophe Boesch Jane Goodall Alexander Harcourt Martin Jenkins William Karesh Edmund McManus Ian Redmond Gemma Smith Craig Stanford Nigel Varty Andrew Whiten And others
PortraitJulian Caldecott is an ecologist and primatologist by training, doing his doctoral research on macaques in Malaysian rain forests. He has worked on wildlife management and biodiversity conservation throughout the global tropics, including projects to conserve Bornean and Sumatran orangutans, western and Nigerian chimpanzees, and Cross River gorillas. Lera Miles is a biologist with the UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre who analyzes threats to biodiversity ranging from global to local scales. Her specialities include species mapping and modeling, vulnerability assessment, and priority-setting.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF CALIFORNIA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2005
Seitenanzahl: 456 Seiten