Conservation Biology

For the Coming Decade

  • Peggy L. Fiedler
  • Peter M. Kareiva

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Saving Species Through Population Biology and Viability Analyses: A Morass of Math, Myth, and Mistakes?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-3
    2. Peggy L. Fiedler, B. E. Knapp, Nancy Fredricks
      Pages 28-48
    3. Lauri K. Freidenburg
      Pages 66-79
  3. Broad Brushes and Taxonomic Tours: Summaries of the State of the Natural World

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 109-111
    2. Mary H. Ruckelshaus, Cynthia G. Hays
      Pages 112-156
    3. Ted J. Case, Douglas T. Bolger, Adam D. Richman
      Pages 157-186
    4. Robert A. Leidy, Peter B. Moyle
      Pages 187-227
  4. Habitat Degradation and Ecological Restoration: Hubris, Hegemony, and Healing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 279-282
    2. Ingrid M. Parker, Sarah H. Reichard
      Pages 283-305
    3. Mike Maunder, Alastair Culham, Clare Hankamer
      Pages 317-344
  5. When Conservation Meets the Real World of Economics, Politics, and Tradeoffs

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 381-383
    2. David Pearce, Dominic Moran
      Pages 384-409
    3. Miguel A. Pascual, José M. Orensanz, Ana M. Parma, Sergio L. Saba
      Pages 410-425
    4. C. Ron Carroll, Anne M. Dix, James S. Kettler
      Pages 426-436
  6. New Technologies and Novel Perspectives for the Next Generation of Conservation Biology

  7. Epilogue

    1. Peggy L. Fiedler, Peter M. Kareiva
      Pages 509-514
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 515-533

About this book


Reflecting a new generation of conservation biologists' upper-division and graduate level conservation biology courses, as well as for individual reference, this book incorporates a number of new authors and additional chapters, covering all aspects of one of the most dynamic areas in the life sciences. Containing ten additional chapters, it includes such timely topics as ecosystem management and the economics of conservation.


biology conservation biology ecosystem population biology

Editors and affiliations

  • Peggy L. Fiedler
    • 1
  • Peter M. Kareiva
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of BiologySan Francisco State UniversitySan FranciscoUSA
  2. 2.Department of ZoologyUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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