Avian Ecology and Conservation in an Urbanizing World by John M. Marzluff

By John M. Marzluff

One of the main awesome and chronic methods people dominate Earth is by way of altering land-cover as we settle a sector. a lot of our ecological realizing approximately this procedure comes from experiences of birds, but the present literature is scattered, ordinarily many years outdated, and infrequently synthesized or standardized.
The twenty-seven contributions authored through leaders within the fields of avian and concrete ecology current a special precis of present learn on birds in settled environments starting from wildlands to exurban, rural to city. Ecologists, land managers, natural world managers, evolutionary ecologists, city planners, panorama architects, and conservation biologists will locate our info valuable simply because we tackle the conservation and evolutionary implications of city lifestyles from an ecological and making plans viewpoint. Graduate scholars in those fields will also locate the quantity to be an invaluable precis and synthesis of present learn, extant literature, and prescriptions for destiny paintings. All attracted to human-driven land-cover alterations will make the most of a perusal of this publication simply because we current excessive altitude pictures of every examine area.

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