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Title State of the wild, 2008-2009 : a global portrait of wildlife, wildlands, and oceans / Wildlife Conservation Society ; volume editor, Eva Fearn ; foreword by Ward Woods.

Published Washington, DC : Island Press, [2008]
©2008

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Physical description 1 online resource (307 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Series State of the wild
Notes "With a special section: Emerging diseases and conservation: one world--one health."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-276) and index.
Contents Tipping point : perspective of a climatologist / James Hansen -- Global conservation news highlights -- Discoveries / Margaret Kinnaird -- The rarest of the rare : some of the world's most endangered animals / Catherine Grippo, Taylor H. Ricketts, and Jonathan Hoekstra -- Continuing to consume wildlife : an update / Elizabeth L. Bennett -- Emerging diseases and conservation : one world, one health / Robert A. Cook and William B. Karesh -- Little is big, many is one : zoonoses in the twenty-first century / David Quammen -- Land-use change as a driver of disease / Jonathan A. Patz, Sarah H. Olson, and Jill C. Baumgartner -- Transboundary management of natural resources and the importance of a "one health" approach : perspectives on southern Africa / Steven A. Osofsky, David H.M. Cumming, and Michael D. Kock -- An ounce of prevention : lessons from the first avian influenza scare / William B. Karesh and Kristine Smith -- Why wildlife health matters in North America / John R. Fischer -- Warming oceans, increasing disease : mapping the health effects of climate change / Rita R. Colwell -- Conservation controversy : to cull or not to cull? / Barry Estabrook -- Conservation of wildlife -- The last of the great overland migrations / Joel Berger -- Downward spiral : catastrophic decline of South Asia's vultures / Todd E. Katzner -- Conserving cold-blooded Australians / Richard Shine -- Settling for less : disappearing Diadromous fishes / John Waldman -- Mapping the state of the oceans / Eric W. Sanderson -- Africa's last wild places : why conservation can't wait / J. Michael Fay -- The deep sea : unknown and under threat / Les Watling -- Climate change in the Andes / Carolina Murcia -- Grazers and grasslands : restoring biodiversity to the prairies / James H. Shaw -- Conservation and human displacement / Arun Agrawal, Kent H. Redford, and Eva Fearn -- Conservation psychology : who cares about the biodiversity crisis? / John Fraser and Jessica Sickler -- Biogenetics and conservation : celebrate or worry? / Stephen C. Aldrich -- Conservation in conflict : illegal drugs versus habitat in the Americas / Liliana M. Dávalos and Adriana C. Bejarano -- Rewilding the islands / C. Josh Donlan -- Addressing AIDS : conservation in Africa / Judy Oglethorpe and Daulos Mauambeta -- Conservation as diplomacy / Steven E. Sanderson -- Final thoughts. Profession : Awajun / Walter H. Wust.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Local Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author Fearn, Eva, 1974-
Subject Wildlife conservation.
Nature conservation.
Electronic books.
Variant Title 2008-2009 State of the wild
ISBN 9781610911481 (e-book)
9781597261357