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Ecological challenges and conservation conundrums : essays and reflections for a changing world, John A. Wiens

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Ecological challenges and conservation conundrums : essays and reflections for a changing world
Title
Ecological challenges and conservation conundrums
Title remainder
essays and reflections for a changing world
Statement of responsibility
John A. Wiens
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Author
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Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
333.72
Index
index present
LC call number
  • QH541.15.E22
  • QH541.15.E22
LC item number
W54 2016e
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Ecological challenges and conservation conundrums : essays and reflections for a changing world, John A. Wiens
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ch. 1
  • Essay 26
  • Be careful what you wish for (2014)
  • Essay 27
  • Concluding comments: Are bird communities real? (1980)
  • Essay 28 A
  • metaphor meets an abstraction: the issue of "Healthy Ecosystems" (2015)
  • ch. 21
  • Numbers, numbers, numbers
  • Essay 29
  • Is "monitoring" a dirty word? (2009)
  • Conservation and change
  • Essay 30 The
  • place of long-term studies in ornithology (1984)
  • Essay 31
  • What use is small data in a big data world? (2013)
  • ch. 22 A
  • digression on words
  • Essay 32
  • Word processing versus writing (1983, 2011)
  • ch. 23
  • Debates in ecology and conservation
  • ch. 2 A
  • Essay 33
  • On skepticism and criticism in ornithology (1981)
  • Essay 34 The
  • demise of wildness? (2007)
  • ch. 24
  • What lies behind the debates? Philosophy, values, and ethics
  • ch. 25 A
  • digression on advocacy in conservation
  • Essay 35
  • Scientific responsibility and responsible ecology (1997)
  • digression on paradigms
  • pt. 5.
  • Concluding comments
  • ch. 26
  • Whither ecology and conservation in a changing world?
  • Essay 36
  • "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times..." (2009)
  • Essay 37
  • Being green isn't easy (2010)
  • Essay 38
  • Stewart Udall and the future of conservation (2010)
  • Essay 4 The
  • power of paradigms (2014)
  • Essay 5
  • Patterns, paradigms, and preconceptions (2013)
  • Essay 6
  • Fat times, lean times, and competition among predators (1993)
  • Essay 1
  • ch. 3
  • Equilibrium, stability, and change
  • Essay 7
  • From our southern correspondent(s) (2011)
  • Essay 8
  • Boom and bust: lessons from the outback (2014)
  • ch. 4 A
  • digression on disturbance
  • Essay 9
  • Oil, oil, everywhere ... (2010)
  • How did I get here?
  • pt. 2. The
  • forces of change
  • ch. 5
  • Climate change and sea-level rise
  • Essay 10
  • Polar bears, golden toads, and conservation futures (2008)
  • ch. 6
  • Land-use change
  • Essay 11
  • Will land-use change erode our conservation gains? (2007)
  • Essay 2
  • Essay 12
  • Landscape ecology: the science and the action (1999)
  • ch. 7
  • Distributional changes: invasive species
  • ch. 8
  • Societal, cultural, and political change
  • Essay 13
  • Wildlife, people, and water: who wins? (2012)
  • ch. 9
  • Population growth
  • Found! The survivor in the swamps (2005)
  • ch. 10
  • Linkages among changes
  • pt. 3.
  • Conservation conundrums
  • ch. 11
  • Variation and history
  • Essay 14 The
  • eclipse of history? (2008)
  • Essay 15
  • From our southern correspondent(s): which history? (2013)
  • Essay 3
  • ch. 12 A
  • digression on baselines and targets
  • Essay 16
  • Shooting at a moving target (2011)
  • ch. 13
  • Ecological thresholds
  • Essay 17
  • Tipping points in the balance of nature (2010)
  • ch. 14
  • Ecological resilience
  • In defense of footnotes (2014)
  • ch. 15
  • Dealing with novelty
  • Essay 18
  • Black swans and outliers (2012)
  • Essay 19
  • Moving outside the box (2009)
  • ch. 16
  • Uncertainty: a boon or a bane?
  • Essay 20
  • Taking risks with the environment (2012)
  • pt. 1.
  • Essay 21
  • Uncertainty and the relevance of ecology (2008)
  • ch. 17
  • Prioritization and triage
  • Essay 22
  • Talking about triage in conservation (2015)
  • ch. 18
  • Protected areas: where the wild things are
  • Essay 23
  • Build it and they will come (2013)
  • Change, the challenge
  • Essay 24 The
  • dangers of black-and-white conservation (2007)
  • ch. 19
  • Ecosystem services and the value of nature
  • Essay 25
  • What's so new about ecosystem services? (2007)
  • pt. 4.
  • Doing conservation
  • ch. 20
  • What is it we are trying to conserve?
Control code
ocn933219165
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118895108
Lccn
2015050093
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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.b35474452
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (OCoLC)933219165
  • pebcs111889507X

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