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Biodiversity and Conservation in Europe

  • Editors
  • David L. Hawksworth
  • Alan T. Bull

Part of the Topics in Biodiversity and Conservation book series (TOBC, volume 7)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-VIII
  2. Juan Traba, Eladio L. García de la Morena, Manuel B. Morales, Francisco Suárez
    Pages 13-33
  3. Emiliano Ukmar, Corrado Battisti, Luca Luiselli, Marco A. Bologna
    Pages 45-58
  4. J. M. Sánchez-Guzmán, R. Morán, J. A. Masero, C. Corbacho, E. Costillo, A. Villegas et al.
    Pages 91-102
  5. Joris Everaert, Eric W. M. Stienen
    Pages 103-117
  6. Juri Nascimbene, Pier Luigi Nimis, Lorenzo Marini
    Pages 135-141
  7. Emmanuelle Polus, Sofie Vandewoestijne, Julie Choutt, Michel Baguette
    Pages 181-194
  8. Marc Jabin, Werner Topp, Jan Kulfan, Peter Zach
    Pages 195-203
  9. M. Pomarico, G. Figliuolo, G. L. Rana
    Pages 205-219
  10. José E. Martínez, Iluminada Pagán, José A. Palazón, José F. Calvo
    Pages 239-246
  11. Toni Mingozzi, Giampiero Masciari, Giuseppe Paolillo, Brunella Pisani, Manuela Russo, Alessandro Massolo
    Pages 277-299
  12. Axel Hochkirch, Kathrin A. Witzenberger, Anje Teerling, Friedhelm Niemeyer
    Pages 355-365
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 439-439

About this book

Introduction

This book brings together a selection of original studies submitted to Biodiversity and Conservation that address biodiversity and conservation in Europe. Europe is certainly the most intensively inventoried region of the world; detailed maps are available for species distributions while action plans are being drawn up for species under threat. At the same time, the wildlife of Europe has been subject to enormous human pressures, with limited ‘wilderness’ sites remaining in most countries. Europe consequently presents a case-study of what the human impact on biodiversity has been, and also what can be done to improve the situation.

The contributions in this volume are drawn from a wide range of countries and discuss diverse organism and habitat types. They collectively provide a snap-shot of the sorts of studies and actions being taken in Europe to address issues in biodiversity and conservation – topical examples that will make the volume especially valuable for use in conservation biology courses.

 

Reprinted from Biodiversity and Conservation, volume 16:12 (2007)

Keywords

Biodiversity Conservation biology Ecosystem resilience Flora Species richness conservation policy ecosystem forest wetland

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