Management of the Semi-Natural Matrix

  • J. H. Brown
  • C. G. Curtin
  • R. W. Braithwaite
Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 162)


Conservation efforts have traditionally focused on two main themes: preservation of endangered species and establishment of biological reserves (Fox 1981). Yet, there are too many species to be saved one-at-a-time, and any reserve system is inadequate to preserve the biotas of entire continents, especially in the face of global changes in climate and land use.


Natural Reserve Central Intelligence Agency Savanna Species Local Species Diversity Rocky Mountain Research Station 
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  • J. H. Brown
  • C. G. Curtin
  • R. W. Braithwaite

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