James W. Pearce-Higgins,Rhys E. Green's Birds and Climate Change: Impacts and Conservation Responses PDF

By James W. Pearce-Higgins,Rhys E. Green

ISBN-10: 0521114284

ISBN-13: 9780521114288

ISBN-10: 0521132193

ISBN-13: 9780521132190

From the crimson grouse to the Ethiopian bush-crow, chicken populations all over the world promises us with very important insights into the consequences of weather switch on species and ecosystems. they're among the finest studied and monitored of organisms, but many are already less than risk of extinction due to habitat loss, overexploitation and pollutants. offering a unmarried resource of knowledge for college students, scientists, practitioners and policy-makers, this e-book starts with a severe evaluate of the prevailing affects of weather switch on birds, together with adjustments within the timing of migration and breeding and results on poultry populations all over the world. the second one half considers how conservationists can check capability destiny affects, quantifying how extinction probability is associated with the importance of worldwide switch and synthesising the proof in help of most probably conservation responses. the ultimate chapters verify the threats posed via efforts to minimize the importance of weather change.

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