Freshwater Biodiversity - Dudgeon David | Libro Cambridge University Press 05/2020 - HOEPLI.it


home libri books ebook dvd e film top ten sconti 0 Carrello


Torna Indietro
ARGOMENTO:  BOOKS > BIOLOGIA > BIOLOGIA > ECOLOGIA

dudgeon david - freshwater biodiversity

Freshwater Biodiversity Status, Threats and Conservation




Disponibilità: Normalmente disponibile in 15 giorni
A causa di problematiche nell'approvvigionamento legate alla Brexit sono possibili ritardi nelle consegne.


PREZZO
90,98 €
NICEPRICE
86,43 €
SCONTO
5%



Questo prodotto usufruisce delle SPEDIZIONI GRATIS
selezionando l'opzione Corriere Veloce in fase di ordine.


Pagabile anche con 18App Bonus Cultura e Carta del Docente


Facebook Twitter Aggiungi commento


Spese Gratis

Dettagli

Genere:Libro
Lingua: Inglese
Pubblicazione: 05/2020





Note Editore

Growing human populations and higher demands for water impose increasing impacts and stresses upon freshwater biodiversity. Their combined effects have made these animals more endangered than their terrestrial and marine counterparts. Overuse and contamination of water, overexploitation and overfishing, introduction of alien species, and alteration of natural flow regimes have led to a 'great thinning' and declines in abundance of freshwater animals, a 'great shrinking' in body size with reductions in large species, and a 'great mixing' whereby the spread of introduced species has tended to homogenize previously dissimilar communities in different parts of the world. Climate change and warming temperatures will alter global water availability, and exacerbate the other threat factors. What conservation action is needed to halt or reverse these trends, and preserve freshwater biodiversity in a rapidly changing world? This book offers the tools and approaches that can be deployed to help conserve freshwater biodiversity.




Sommario

Preface; 1. The freshwater commons; 2. Global endangerment of freshwater biodiversity; 3. Overexploitation; 4. Alien species and their effects; 5. River regulation: impacts and mitigation; 6. Vanishing lakes and threats to lacustrine biodiversity; 7. How will climate change affect freshwater biodiversity?; 8. Ecosystem services and incentivizing conservation of freshwater biodiversity; 9. Conservation of freshwater biodiversity: opportunities and initiatives; Index.




Autore

David Dudgeon is Chair Professor in Ecology and Biodiversity at the University of Hong Kong. He has spent almost forty years researching and writing about the streams and rivers of monsoonal East Asia, and the animals that live in and around them. He is well known and well respected internationally in the field of freshwater ecology, on which he has published extensively. He received the Biwako Prize in Ecology in 2000, and was Editor-in-Chief of Freshwater Biology between 2015 and 2017.







Altre Informazioni

ISBN:

9780521768030

Condizione: Nuovo
Collana: Ecology, Biodiversity and Conservation
Dimensioni: 235 x 28 x 158 mm Ø 960 gr
Formato: Copertina rigida
Illustration Notes:10 b/w illus. 25 colour illus. 14 tables
Pagine Arabe: 514






Utilizziamo i cookie di profilazione, anche di terze parti, per migliorare la navigazione, per fornire servizi e proporti pubblicità in linea con le tue preferenze. Se vuoi saperne di più o negare il consenso a tutti o ad alcuni cookie clicca qui. Chiudendo questo banner o proseguendo nella navigazione acconsenti all’uso dei cookie.

X