An Introduction to Primate Conservation by Serge A. Wich,Andrew J. Marshall

By Serge A. Wich,Andrew J. Marshall

The variety of primates close to extinction keeps to develop, and the necessity to reply with powerful conservation measures hasn't ever been higher. This e-book presents a entire and state of the art synthesis of study rules and utilized administration practices for primate conservation. It starts with a attention of the organic, highbrow, financial, and ecological value of primates and a precis of the threats that they face, sooner than going
on to contemplate those threats in additional element with chapters on habitat switch, exchange, looking, infectious illnesses, and weather switch. strength suggestions within the type of administration perform are tested intimately, together with chapters on conservation genetics, safe components, and translocation.

An creation to Primate Conservation brings jointly a global crew of experts with wide-ranging services throughout primate taxa. this can be an important textbook for complicated undergraduates, graduate scholars, and demonstrated researchers within the fields of primate ecology and conservation biology. it's going to even be a precious reference for conservation practitioners, land managers, primatologists worldwide.

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