State of the wild : a global portrait /

Discusses emerging issues in wildlife and nature conservation and highlights worldwide efforts to preserve natural habitat and resources, as well as providing a conservation forecast for the near future.

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Corporate Author: Wildlife Conservation Society (New York, N.Y.)
Other Authors: Fearn, Eva, 1974-, Redford, Kent Hubbard., Woods, Ward.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, DC : Island Press, ©2010.
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246 3 |a State of the wild 2010-2011 
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505 0 |a By the numbers: Wildlife conservation in a time of war -- Foreword: Conservation and the global economic recession -- Introduction: Future states of the wild -- PART I: State of the Wild: State of the wild: wounded wilderness -- Global conservation and news highlights: Africa; Asia; Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands; Central and South America; Europe; North America; Oceans -- Discoveries -- The rarest of the rare: Some of the world's most endangered animals -- Rarest ecosystems -- Emerging diseases and conservation -- An update on One World-One Health -- Champions of the wild -- PART II: Focus on the Wild: Wildlife conservation in a time of war -- Conservation amid war -- Conservation and governance: Lessons from the reconstruction effort in Afghanistan -- Marine life in times of conflict -- Who owns the wild? Civil conflict in Africa -- Parks as peace makers: The Peru-Ecuador Divide -- PART III: Emerging issues in the wild: -- Conservaiton of Wildlife -- Vanishing Asian turtles -- What future for forest elephants? -- Restoration of the Guanaco, icon of Patagonia -- Changing flyways: Migratory birds in a warming world -- Conservation of Wild Places: -- The boreal forest: Trouble in Canada's great wilderness -- Inspiring ocean conservation -- The wild and the city -- Life waters: Wetlands and climate change -- Conservation controversy: Can paying for ecosystem services save biodiversity? -- The Art and Practice of Conservation: -- Faith, hope, and conservation -- Canine detection teams and conservation -- Agriculture and wildlife in Europe -- The dilemma of confiscated wildlife -- The evolving practice of conservation in Rwanda -- Final thoughts: Safe havens for wildlife and people in contested Holy Lands. 
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