Amphibian Conservation: Global evidence for the effects of by Rebecca K. Smith,William J. Sutherland

By Rebecca K. Smith,William J. Sutherland

Amphibian Conservation is the fourth within the sequence of Synopses of Conservation proof, associated with the web source www.ConservationEvidence.com.

This synopsis is a part of the Conservation proof undertaking and offers an invaluable source for conservationists. It kinds a part of a sequence designed to advertise a extra evidence-based method of biodiversity conservation. Others within the sequence contain bee, poultry, farmland and bat conservation and so forth are in preparation.

Approximately 32% of the 7,164+ amphibian species are presently threatened with extinction and at the very least forty three% of species are declining. regardless of this, until eventually lately amphibians and their conservation had bought little awareness. even if paintings is now being performed to preserve many species, frequently it isn't competently documented.

This booklet brings jointly and summarises the on hand clinical proof and adventure suitable to the sensible conservation of amphibians.

The authors consulted a world staff of amphibian specialists and conservationists to provide an intensive precis of what's identified, or now not identified, concerning the effectiveness of amphibian conservation activities around the world.

"The publication is filled with literature summaries and citations; a veritable details goldmine for graduate scholars and researchers. It additionally admirably offers choice makers with a well-researched source of confirmed interventions that may be hired to stem/reverse the decline of amphibian populations." -John G Palis, Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society

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