Wildlife: Perceptions, Threats and Conservation


Cheryl Ward (Editor)

Series: Wildlife Protection, Destruction and Extinction
BISAC: NAT037000

This book provides new research on the perceptions, threats and conservation of wildlife. Chapter One reviews the distribution of Arabian gazelles on Farasan Islands. Chapter Two studies forest native and non-native plant species along an elevational gradient in a western Himalayan reserve. Chapter Three intertwines the socially constructed meaning of the wild horse with that of protected areas. Chapter Four focuses on bat conservation. (Imprint: Nova)


Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Resource Availability Predicts the Distribution of Arabian Gazelles (Gazella arabica) on Farasan Islands
Torsten Wronski (Ping Sun and Martin Plath, King Khalid Wildlife Research Center, Saudi Wildlife Authority, Saudi Arabia, and others)

Chapter 2. Forest Native and Non-Native Plant Species along an Elevational Gradient in a Western Himalayan Reserve
Balwant Rawat (Ecology, Climate Change and Forest Influence Division, Forest Research Institute (FRI), Uttarakhand, India)

Chapter 3. The Human Place in Nature: The Wild Horse Tells All
Claudia Notzke (Associate Professor, Faculty of Management, The University of Lethbridge, Canada)

Chapter 4. Climbers for Bat Conservation: Methods in Forming a Novel Partnership
Shawn K. Davis, Robert Schorr and Bernadette Kuhn (Parks and Recreation Department, Slippery Rock University, PA, USA, and others)



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