Amphibian Conservation: Global evidence for the effects of by Rebecca K. Smith,William J. Sutherland PDF

By Rebecca K. Smith,William J. Sutherland

Amphibian Conservation is the fourth within the sequence of Synopses of Conservation proof, associated with the web source

This synopsis is a part of the Conservation facts venture and offers an invaluable source for conservationists. It types a part of a chain designed to advertise a extra evidence-based method of biodiversity conservation. Others within the sequence comprise bee, fowl, farmland and bat conservation and so on are in preparation.

Approximately 32% of the 7,164+ amphibian species are presently threatened with extinction and at the very least forty three% of species are declining. regardless of this, till lately amphibians and their conservation had bought little recognition. even though paintings is now being performed to preserve many species, usually it isn't accurately documented.

This ebook brings jointly and summarises the to be had medical facts and event suitable to the sensible conservation of amphibians.

The authors consulted a world crew of amphibian specialists and conservationists to supply a radical precis of what's identified, or no longer recognized, concerning the effectiveness of amphibian conservation activities around the world.

"The booklet is choked with literature summaries and citations; a veritable info goldmine for graduate scholars and researchers. It additionally admirably presents choice makers with a well-researched source of confirmed interventions that may be hired to stem/reverse the decline of amphibian populations." -John G Palis, Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society

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