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Nature Conservation By Peter Marren

Nature Conservation
by Peter Marren

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As our environment is subjected to increasing assault from climatic changes and pollutants, conservation has become a growing concern. This volume provides a comprehensive study of wildlife conservation in Britain, concentrating on events in the last 30 years of the 20th century.
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Nature Conservation by Peter Marren

This volume provides a comprehensive study of wildlife conservation in Britain, concentrating on events in the last 30 years of the 20th century. As our environment is subjected to increasing assault from climatic changes and pollutants, conservation has become a growing concern. The first chapter of this text considers the political and institutional development of nature conservation and reviews the physical and biological nature of Britain, its geology, climate and wildlife habitats. Subsequent chapters cover the loss of habitats and species, how these losses have been managed and the techniques used to survey and monitor the integration of nature conservation policies in industries from agriculture to forestry and fisheries. Marren continues by discussing how nature conservation has emerged from the sidelines to become a major concern. He addresses the role of the media, weighs up the successes and failures of the conservation movement and looks to what the future may hold.

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About Peter Marren


Peter Marren is a trained ecologist who worked as a woodland scientist, conservation officer and author-editor with the Natural Conservancy Council between 1977 and 1992. He has written numerous books and articles and contributes regularly to British Wildlife. Marren is the author of the highly successful commemorative New Naturalist volume, The New Naturalists.

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GOR001942584
Nature Conservation by Peter Marren
Peter Marren
New Naturalist
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
2002-05-07
288
0007113064
9780007113064
N/A
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