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Cover for 1 history and foundations of applied ecology and conservation.

This chapter contains questions about the history of applied ecology and conservation along with others concerned with some basic principles.

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248494)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Answers.

This part of the book contains the key to each question from every chapter, along with a brief explanation of why this is correct and, in some cases, what the distracters mean.

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248494)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Foundations for insect conservation.

This chapter focuses on the origins and body plan, rise and fall of populations and threats to the continued existence of various insect species. The importance of insect consevation is discussed and various challenges that need to be overcome for the successful conservation of insects are pointed...

Author(s)
Samways, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241686)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Landscape descriptors and insect conservation dynamics.

This chapter provides information on some landscape descriptors useful for describing aspects of landscapes for insect conservation action, such as size distribution of patches, connectivity, perimeter-area ratio, boundary form, patch orientation, contrast and context. The interrelationship between ...

Author(s)
Samways, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241686)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Species-level operational scale in insect conservation.

This chapter focuses on the 3 operational scales for practical insect conservation. These are the landscape, features on the landscape and species, with all 3 also taking into account the toposcape at various spatial scales. The need to use both landscapes (including features) and species together...

Author(s)
Samways, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241686)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Approaches and perspectives in insect species conservation.

This chapter provides information on the conservation for some identified insect species as conservation units. These are usually threatened and facing increasing risk of extinction. Practical approaches and methods are also given.

Author(s)
Samways, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241686)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agroecology and insect conservation.

This chapter focuses on the challenges and opportunities for insect conservation in the agricultural environment. The importance of the establishment of optimal actions that combine biodiversity conservation with plant and animal production for long-term sustainability is also discussed.

Author(s)
Samways, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241686)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Insect conservation in towns and cities.

This chapter focuses on the negative effects of urbanization on insect diversity. Some factors that negatively impact insect populations in urban areas are presented and the importance of better urban design and management using known ecological principles in mitigating the adverse impacts of urban ...

Author(s)
Samways, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241686)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Restoration of insect habitats.

This chapter focuses on the importance of restoring insect diversity by providing a wide range of habitats aiming to bring back a functional and compositional semblance of the historic state of a certain area. The effects of various restoration approaches, efforts and treatments in restoring insect ...

Author(s)
Samways, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241686)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Key questions in applied ecology and conservation: a study and revision guide.

This book contains 11 chapters focusing on the history and foundations of applied ecology and conservation, environmental pollution and perturbations, wildlife and conservation biology, restoration biology and habitat management, agriculture, forestry and fisheries management, pest, weed and...

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248494)
Type
Book

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