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Conservation Biology in Sub-Saharan Africa

Author: John W. Wilson, Richard B. Primack
Subject: Biology
Source: Open Textbook Library
Publisher: Open Book Publishers
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Conservation Biology in Sub-Saharan Africa comprehensively explores the challenges and potential solutions to key conservation issues in Sub-Saharan Africa. Easy to read/ this lucid and accessible textbook includes fifteen chapters that cover a full range of conservation topics/ including threats to biodiversity/ environmental laws/ and protected areas management/ as well as related topics such as sustainability/ poverty/ and human-wildlife conflict. This rich resource also includes a background discussion of what conservation biology is/ a wide range of theoretical approaches to the subject/ and concrete examples of conservation practice in specific African contexts. Strategies are outlined to protect biodiversity whilst promoting economic development in the region.

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