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Amphibian conservation

James Tyler Kent

Amphibian conservation

by James Tyler Kent

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Raymond D. Semlitsch ; foreword by David B. Wake.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 324 p. :
Number of Pages324
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22536234M
ISBN 101588341194

  Amphibian species around the world are unusually vulnerable to a variety of threats, by no means all of which are properly understood. Volume 11 in this major series will be published in parts devoted to the causes of amphibian decline and to conservation measures in regions of the world; this Part 3 is concerned with Western Europe (Britain, Ireland, The Author: Harold Heatwole. “Oklahoma’s diversity of amphibians and reptiles is really incredible,” said Jena Donnell, information specialist with the Wildlife Department. “This book features of the species that can be found in our state; from the collared lizard with a near statewide distribution, to rare salamanders found only in the Ouachita Mountains.”.

Amphibian & reptile conservation. Publication Details. Provo, Utah:Amphibian & Reptile Conservation,[Year. Holding Institution. Amphibian and Reptile Conservation. Search Inside This Book: Results For: Click/Shift+Click pages to select for download. zoom out Zoom zoom in. Cancel Generate Review No Pages Added. Close Dialog. Given the broadening interest toward amphibian conservation, many amphibian biologists were waiting for more volumes, increasing the global coverage of volumes on amphibian conservation. In , a new volume, on the status of conservation of decline of amphibians in the Eastern Hemisphere (volume 11) has started the publication, with three Manufacturer: Pelagic Publishing.

  Reviews “An extraordinary book based on the experience of an impressive team of specialists on amphibian declines and conservation.”—Copeia“Lannoo deserves many congratulations for his leadership in seeing this enormous project through to completion and for making the results available in such comprehensive form. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a Page. See actions taken by the people who manage and post ers: 16K.


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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. From deep in the rain forests of Central America to the backyard po 4/5.

He is the author of over research and popular articles and has edited and written several books on amphibians and reptiles Amphibian conservation book their conservation. He was President of The Herpetologists' League () and the International Society for the Study and Conservation of Amphibians ()/5(9).

Leading amphibian biologist Semlitsch has assembled experts to tackle the timely issue of disappearing and deformed populations of amphibians. Every environmentalist will find this book an accessible and informative examination of what many scientists have called one of the major threats to the world's biodiversity.

About this book Alarming accounts of disappearing and deformed amphibian populations have been making headline news with pictures of grotesque frogs and reports from scientists visiting once healthy ponds only to find them absent of amphibian.

This is a book for all readers who want to learn about amphibians, the animal group that includes frogs, toads, salamanders, and caecilians. It draws on many years of classroom teaching, laboratory experience, and field observation by the authors.

Amphibian and Reptile Conservation, Bournemouth. ISBN This handbook is the first attempt to bring together habitat management advice for all native UK half dozen species here have experienced population declines, and.

The Amphibian is a great book. The writing is not needlessly complex like so many modern novels these days, and the plot is simple.

It tells the story of a young man who due to some unfortunate instances is more comfortable living underwater than on land. Along the way some unscrupulous people try to take advantage of him, and how he handles it/5. Amphibian Conservation 1st Edition Edition.

by Raymond D. Semlitsch (Author), David B. Wake (Foreword) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book Author: Raymond D. Semlitsch. A new book about the 18 species of amphibians that live in Rhode Island is shedding light on the regional conservation needs of frogs, toads, and salamanders.

Proceeds from the book will help fund local protection efforts. About this book Amphibian Conservation is the fourth in the series of Synopses of Conservation Evidence.

This synopsis is part of the Conservation Evidence project and provides a useful resource for conservationists. It forms part of a series designed to promote a more evidence-based approach to biodiversity Range: £ - £ Amphibian and Reptile Conservation runs a series of training events designed both for volunteers and professional ecologists.

Read more. Herp Workers Meeting Escaped pet snakes. Volunteering with ARC. Find out more about volunteering with Amphibian and Reptile Conservation. Published: 18 th April, Author: Abby Louis.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Foreword / David B. Wake --Acknowledgments Introduction: General threats to amphibians / Raymond D. Semlitsch Conservation of pond-breeding amphibians / Raymond D.

Semlitsch Conservation of North American stream amphibians. First book to integrate the themes of amphibian ecology and conservation Describes the technique in each case, how it is used, and for what purposes Clearly explains the biases of both techniques and analyses, and how results should be interpreted Includes the latest statistical techniques for assessing conservation status and trends.

This special issue brings together seasoned researchers of amphibian decline, and new thinkers, to collaboratively chart a new course for amphibian this collection of papers, we use the ongoing global decline of amphibians as a salient example of a conservation challenge, to highlight deficiencies in current research, and to focus on finding.

We envisage a future where amphibian conservation is fully collaborative and integrated into global conservation priorities — a future where amphibians are valued for their many contributions to this world, as well as their astonishing beauty and variety.

We seek to preserve this variety, as part of healthy ecosystems, for generations to come. The PARC Inventory and Monitoring: Recommended Techniques for Reptiles and Amphibians book provides an excellent resource for biologists, land managers, consultants, and particularly those who are non-herpetologists, to understand the animals in their geographic area of interest.

This book is a useful tool and perhaps an ideal first step for identifying or rejecting potential interventions for amphibian conservation but does not provide all of the answers to making the most of the limited resources available for amphibian conservation.

That would just be too simple wouldn't it. (Mike Phillips The Herpetological Bulletin)5/5(2). Amphibian & Reptile Conservation has a significant presence in social media, with o followers on our Facebook site and more in related affiliate sites.

You can keep in touch with us online by "Liking Us" on Facebook and receiving important news, information, photographs, and notifications of newly published papers. Amphibian Conservation is a welcome antidote to the proliferation of depressing reports of amphibian declines.

The book is packed with literature summaries and citations; a veritable information goldmine for graduate students and researchers.5/5(1).This excellent book reports many successful attempts to conserve amphibians at a local scale but, globally, the sixth mass extinction continues to gather pace.

—Tim Halliday, Phyllomedusa; Amphibian Conservation is a welcome antidote to the proliferation of depressing reports of amphibian declines.Book Review—The Amphibians and Reptiles of Mindo: Life in the Cloudforest.

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