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Title Large carnivores and the conservation of biodiversity / edited by Justina C. Ray [and others].
Imprint Washington : Island Press, [2005]

Subject Carnivora -- Conservation.
Carnivora -- Ecology.
Predation (Biology)
Biodiversity conservation.
Conservation of Natural Resources.
Alt Name Ray, Justina C.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 526 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Based on papers from a workshop held at White Oak Plantation in May 2003.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 429-507) and index.
Contents Introduction, How to value large carnivorous animals / Kent H. Redford -- Ecological context for the role of large carnivores in conserving biodiversity / Robert S. Steneck -- Large carnivorous animals as tools for conserving biodiversity : assumptions and uncertainties / Justina C. Ray -- Carnivory and trophic connectivity in kelp forests / James A. Estes -- Green world hypothesis revisited / John Terborgh -- Restoring functionality in Yellowstone with recovering carnivores : gains and uncertainties / Joel Berger and Douglas W. Smith -- Large marine carnivores : trophic cascades and top-down controls in coastal ecosystems past and present / Robert S. Steneck and Enric Sala -- Forest ecosystems without carnivores : when ungulates rule the world / William J. McShea -- King of the beasts? : evidence for guild redundancy among large mammalian carnivores / Rosie Woodroffe and Joshua R. Ginsberg -- Tigers and wolves in the Russian Far East : competitive exclusion, functional redundancy, and conservation implications / Dale G. Miquelle [and others] -- Large carnivores and biodiversity in African savanna ecosystems / M.G.L. Mills -- Large carnivores and ungulates in European temperate forest ecosystems : bottom-up and top-down control / Bogumiła J̨edrzejewska and Włodzimierz J̨edrzejewski -- Recovery of carnivores, trophic cascades, and diversity in coral reef marine parks / Tim R. McClanahan -- Human-induced changes in the effect of top carnivores on biodiversity in the Patagonian Steppe / Andrés J. Novaro and R. Susan Walker -- Large carnivores, herbivores, and omnivores in south Florida : an evolutionary approach to conserving landscapes and biodiversity / David S. Maehr, Michael A. Orlando, and John J. Cox -- Hunting by carnivores and humans : does functional redundancy occur and does it matter? / Joel Berger -- Detecting top-down versus bottom-up regulation of ungulates by large carnivores : implications for conservation of biodiversity / R. Terry Bowyer, David K. Person, and Becky M. Pierce -- Top carnivores and biodiversity conservation in the boreal forest / Stan Boutin -- Linkage between conservation strategies for large carnivores and biodiversity : the view from the "half-full" forests of Europe / John D.C. Linnell [and others] -- Conclusion, Is large carnivore conservation equivalent to biodiversity conservation and how can we achieve both? / Justina C. Ray [and others].
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781559630795 (cloth ; alk. paper)
1559630795 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9781559630801 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
1559630809 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9781429495196 (electronic bk.)
1429495197 (electronic bk.)
1559630795 (cloth ; alk. paper)
1559630809 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 560175364
Additional Format Print version: Large carnivores and the conservation of biodiversity. Washington : Island Press, ©2005 (DLC) 2004021349
Online version: Large carnivores and the conservation of biodiversity. Washington : Island Press, ©2005 (OCoLC)755420582

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