Volume 214 2011

Human Population

Its Influences on Biological Diversity

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ISBN: 978-3-642-16706-5 (Print) 978-3-642-16707-2 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

  2. Introduction: Influences of Human Population on Biological Diversity

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      Pages 11-11

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      Pages 1-9

      Introduction: Influences of Human Population on Biological Diversity

  3. General Theoretical and Empirical Considerations

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      Pages 11-11

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      Pages 13-25

      Projecting a Gridded Population of the World Using Ratio Methods of Trend Extrapolation

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      Pages 27-46

      The Human Habitat

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      Pages 47-59

      Behavioral Mediators of the Human Population Effect on Global Biodiversity Losses

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      Pages 61-73

      The Biological Diversity that Is Humanly Possible: Three Models Relevant to Human Population’s Relationship with Native Species

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      Pages 75-101

      Biodiversity on the Urban Landscape

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      Pages 103-124

      Indicators for Assessing Threats to Freshwater Biodiversity from Humans and Human-Shaped Landscapes

  4. Interactions in Specific Ecosystems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 125-125

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      Pages 127-151

      A Cross-Cultural Analysis of Human Impacts on the Rainforest Environment in Ecuador

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      Pages 153-178

      Human Demography and Conservation in the Apache Highlands Ecoregion, US–Mexico Borderlands

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      Pages 179-195

      Long-Term Ecological Effects of Demographic and Socioeconomic Factors in Wolong Nature Reserve (China)

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      Pages 197-221

      Exploring the Association Between People and Deforestation in Madagascar

  5. Perspectives on Human Interactions with Biological Diversity

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 223-223

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      Pages 225-238

      A Coupled Natural and Human Systems Approach Toward Biodiversity: Reflections from Social Scientists

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 239-242