• Peggy L. Fiedler
  • Peter M. Kareiva


Every reader will find some favorite topic in conservation biology missing from this book. Where is the discussion of biodiversity and its function, for example? Why isn’t there a chapter on ecosystem management, because we all know that single-species conservation is passé? Why is there no explicit discussion of mapping biodiversity? or of remote sensing in conservation? Those are all real gaps, and we want to use these final remarks to suggest where else the reader might turn to build a firm and complete understanding of conservation biology in the frontlines of both practice and research these days.


Conservation Biology Ecosystem Management Environmental Ethic Captive Population Captive Breeding 
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Authors 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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