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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Sven G. Nilsson, Lars Ericson
    Pages 71-112
  3. Lennart Hansson, Lars Söderström, Christer Solbreck
    Pages 162-200
  4. Stefan Ås, Jan Bengtsson, Torbjörn Ebenhard
    Pages 201-251
  5. Per-Anders Esseen, Bengt Ehnström, Lars Ericson, Kjell Sjöberg
    Pages 252-325
  6. Kjell Sjöberg, Lars Ericson
    Pages 326-351
  7. Christer Nilsson
    Pages 352-372
  8. Ola Jennersten, Jon Loman, Anders Pape Møller, Jeremy Robertson, Björn Widén
    Pages 394-424
  9. Lennart Hansson
    Pages 425-426
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 427-436

About this book

Introduction

This volume is the first in a series entitled Conservation Ecology: Principles, Practices and Management, a theme which Elsevier's pioneer­ ing journal Biological Conservation has promoted since its foundation thirty-three years ago. The science of conservation ecology is now widely acknowledged as an essential component in the planning and develop­ ment of activities which change or modify our natural environment. Nevertheless in spite of much research and publicity, there is still a wide gap between theory and practice. Today it is especially important to try to bridge this gap by interpreting the results of ecological research so that they are understandable and relevant to a wide range of land managers, agriculturalists, foresters, and those working in the many categories of protected areas. The volumes in this series are designed to fulfil this purpose, and also to play an important educational role for students of the environmental sciences in schools, universities and other institutions.

Keywords

ecological principles ecology environment environmental sciences forest nature conservation science

Editors and affiliations

  • Lennart Hansson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Wildlife EcologySwedish University of Agricultural SciencesUppsalaSweden

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