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By Serge A. Wich, Andrew J. Marshall

The variety of primates near to extinction maintains to develop, and the necessity to reply with powerful conservation measures hasn't ever been larger. This ebook offers a finished and cutting-edge synthesis of study rules and utilized administration practices for primate conservation. It starts with a attention of the organic, highbrow, monetary, and ecological value of primates and a precis of the threats that they face, ahead of occurring to think about those threats in additional element with chapters on habitat switch, exchange, looking, infectious illnesses, and weather swap. power strategies within the type of administration perform are tested intimately, together with chapters on conservation genetics, safe parts, and translocation.

An advent to Primate Conservation brings jointly a world group of experts with wide-ranging services throughout primate taxa. this is often a necessary textbook for complicated undergraduates, graduate scholars, and verified researchers within the fields of primate ecology and conservation biology. it is going to even be a useful reference for conservation practitioners, land managers, primatologists worldwide.

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