The Conservation Handbook: Research, Management and Policy

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Wiley, Nov 17, 2000 - 296 páginas
Textbooks on the principles of conservation biology abound. Yet, how does one put this theoretical knowledge into practice? The aim of The Conservation Handbook is to provide clear guidance on the implementation of conservation techniques. The wide range of methods described include those for ecological research, monitoring, planning, education, habitat management and combining conservation with development. Nineteen case studies illustrate how the methods have been applied. The book will be of interest to conservation biology students and practicing conservationists worldwide.

For each copy of the book sold, another copy will be sent free to a practicing conservationist outside Western Europe, North America, Australia, New Zealand and Japan.


  • Foreword by E. O. Wilson.
  • Concise, practical guide packed full of ideas, methods and advice.
  • Provides solutions for the main conservation problems most commonly encountered.
  • 18 global case studies illustrate the application of techniques.
  • The Conservation Handbook Donations Project
    this book is being sent free to those practising conservationists outside Western Europe, North America, Australia, New Zealand and Japan who are otherwise unlikely to obtain a copy. These copies are provided at cost price by Blackwell Science, the publisher, and paid for with the author''s royalties. Each book sold means another one will be donated.

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William Sutherland was born in New York City, NY. He graduated Mamaroneck High School, Mamaroneck, NY and received a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Iona College, New Rochelle, NY.

Mr. Sutherland is a lifetime Distinguished Member of the International Society of Poets and was inducted into the International Poetry Hall of Fame in 1997. His works have been published in "A Moment in Time" (1995), "A Sea of Treasures" (1995), "Best Poems of 1996" (1996), "The Ebbing Tide" (1996), "Best Poems of the '90s" (1996), "Best Poems of 1997" (1997), Best Poems of 1998" (1998), "Outstanding Poets of 1998" (1998), "The Best Poems & Poets of 2001" (2001), "The Best Poems & Poets of 2002" (2002) by The National Library of Poetry, "Voices" (1996) by Iliad Press, and "Who's Who in New Poets" (1996) by Carlton Press. Mr. Sutherland also had "Poetry, Prayers & Haiku" published in 1999 by Watermark Press.

Mr. Sutherland works for Purdue Pharma Technologies, Inc. and resides in Larchmont, NY.

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