En se doctor en Duke University y realiz estudios de postdoctorado en las Universidades de Canterbury y Harvard. Su libro Essentials in Conservation Biology primera edicin, , y segunda edicin, ha sido traducido al chino y alemn mientras que Primer of Conservation Biology, primera edicin , ha sido traducido al japons, indonesio, vietnamita, coreano y portugus. La investigacin del Dr. Primack incluye la conservacin y restauracin de especies de plantas raras, la ecologa, conservacin y manejo de los bosques tropicales del sudeste de Asia y Amrica Central, la educacin ambiental y la historia natural de las orqudeas. Entre y fue el editor de la seccin de revisin de libros en la publicacin peridica Conservation Biology.
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Shaktizragore This shortcoming is partially abridged by the translation and adaptation of such textbooks into several different languages in different parts of the world. The subject of this review is its adapted version in Spanish. Assessing space use in meadow voles: Two chapters Chapters X and Fundamenros in Fundamentos were re-written and critically improved for this book; the former addresses environmental ethics and the latter emphasizes conservation challenges in Latin America.
In Chapter X, R. Sign In or Create an Account. Bolivia, Brazil and Peru. For example, only passing mention is made of the tremendous impact on both wildlife and human health that large-scale contamination by heavy metals e. In the preface, the editors write: The authors present clearly and succinctly some of the most pressing issues, from lack of coordination among conservation organizations to the lack of correspondence between environmental legislation and environmental practice.
That said, I realize that many other colleagues and issues of paramount importance for and fundzmentos the region were not addressed or included. Email alerts New issue alert. Several typographical errors missing commas, extra periods are evident, and at least in one case they can be fundamenntos Having said that, it is only fair to point out that the book is not error-free and prrimack a few aspects of the book could be improved in a future edition.
False-positive occupancy models produce less-biased occupancy estimates for a rare and elusive bat species. Increase in mercury contamination recorded in lacustrine sediments following deforestation in the central Amazon. Citing articles via Google Scholar. Essentials of Conservation Biology Primack is one of the better known textbooks in the discipline and has been translated into several languages e. Moreover, the inclusion of study cases is extremely well conceived.
Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Fundamentis. This very point may be what sets Fundamentos apart from other textbooks on conservation biology. SearchWorks Catalog Conservation biology, the incorporation of biological principles conservacoin the design of strategies for the sustainable management of populations, species, and entire ecosystems, is emerging as a major transdiscipline.
Viability of the critically endangered African wild ass Equus africanus population on Messir Plateau Eritrea. Although the structure of Fundamentos closely follows that of Essentials in most major aspects, it is unique for several reasons, two of which merit special recognition.
The secret life of possums: In these situations, we are called upon to use the language of a globalized society to transmit a message that is both socially sound and culturally compromised. In fact, he proposes p. Few and far between consercacion the trend appears to have reversed lately, [e. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.
This book is a tremendous resource; it serves not only as a fact-finding reference to the biology and ecology of Latin America, but also as an encyclopedia of the conservation issues facing the region. Fundamentos is not only the most recent textbook on conservation biology available to a Spanish-speaking audience in the last decades, it is also the best I have seen so far.
Jorge Salazar-Bravo; Primack, R. Also, and almost by necessity, they can only offer a very broad perspective on the conservation issues facing many biomes of the world; consequently, their usage in curricular activities is hindered at colleges and universities in the very places where the most pressing conservation issues occur.
This is perhaps justified, but at the moment of truth, when we as scientists and conservationists are involved in policy-making and decision-taking, we are forced to use the economic language and the rules that politicians understand. They conclude that only an interdisciplinary approach will overcome the multitude of complex and multidimensional problems that conservation biology faces in Latin America.
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