2014, English, Book, Illustrated edition: Biodiversity : science and solutions for Australia / editors: Steve Morton, Andy Sheppard and Mark Lonsdale.

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Biodiversity : science and solutions for Australia / editors: Steve Morton, Andy Sheppard and Mark Lonsdale
 
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Physical Description
  • v, 226 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps ; 26 cm.
Published
  • Collingwood, VIC CSIRO Publishing, [2014]
Language
  • English

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Title
  • Biodiversity : science and solutions for Australia /​ editors: Steve Morton, Andy Sheppard and Mark Lonsdale.
Other Authors
  • Morton, Steve, (editor.)
  • Sheppard, Andy, (editor.)
  • Lonsdale, W.M., (editor.)
  • CSIRO Publishing (issuing body.)
Published
  • Collingwood, VIC CSIRO Publishing, [2014]
Copyright
  • ©2014.
Content Types
  • text
Carrier Types
  • volume
Physical Description
  • v, 226 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps ; 26 cm.
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Summary
  • "Biodiversity: Science and Solutions for Australia provides access to the latest scientific knowledge on Australia’s biodiversity in an engaging and clear format. The book describes the ancient origins and unique features of Australia’s species, as well as the current status of our biodiversity. It outlines tools for management and planning, highlights Indigenous perspectives on biodiversity and looks at how Australia's biodiversity interacts with agriculture, the resources sector, cities and our changing global environment"--Back cover.
Contents
  • Foreword
  • Acknowledgements
  • chapter 1. What is biodiversity, and why is it important? /​ Steve Morton and Rosemary Hill
  • chapter 2. Australia's biodiversity, major features /​ Leo Joseph, David K. Yeates, Joseph Miller, David Spratt, Daniel Gledhill and Alan Butler
  • chapter 3. Australia's biodiversity, status and trends /​ Daniel K. Yeates, Daniel J. Metcalfe, David A. Westcott and Alan Butler
  • chapter 4. Tools for managing and restoring biodiversity /​ Tara G. Martin, Josie Carwardine, Linda Broadhurst, Simon Ferrier, Craig James, Andy Sheppard, Stuart Whitten and Iadine Chades
  • chapter 5. Managing Australia's protected areas /​ Andy Sheppard, Simon Ferrier and Josie Carwardine
  • chapter 6. Indigenous perspectives on biodiversity /​ Fiona Walsh, Peter Christophersen and Sandra McGregor
  • chapter 7. Farming, pastoralism and forestry /​ Sue McIntyre
  • chapter 8. Cities and towns /​ Mark Lonsdale and Richard Fuller
  • chapter 9. Seas and coasts /​ Alan Butler and Nicholas Bax
  • chapter 10. Inland waters /​ Carmel A. Pollino and Carol Couch
  • chapter 11. Mining and biodiversity /​ Alan Andersen, Garry Cook and Nicholas Bax
  • chapter 12. Conclusions /​ Steve Morton and Andy Sheppard
  • Glossary
  • Endnotes
  • Index.
Notes
Language
  • English
ISBN
  • 9780643107779
Dewey Number
  • 333.950994
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