Biogeography and Biodiversity

Edited by: R.B. Singh

This present volume focuses on biogeographic dimensions, biodiversity conservation, and sustainable use of its components in socio-economic development. A holistic perspective of biodiversity conservation includes biogeo monitoring and indicators, climate change, tourism, and invasive and alien species. Special attention has been given on mountain, coastal, and marine biodiversity, as well as ecodevelopment in protected areas, local knowledge, technology transfer, education, and public awareness. Biogeography and Biodiversity contains 26 chapters relating to conceptual and empirical case studies from developed and developing countries. The book also combines science and policy perspectives to biogeography and biodiversity. It will be of interest to students, researchers, and teachers in geography, environmental studies, biosciences, ecology, and policy science.

340 pages

Publication Date: 4/1/2009
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9788131602485