By James W. Pearce-Higgins,Rhys E. Green

ISBN-10: 0521114284

ISBN-13: 9780521114288

ISBN-10: 0521132193

ISBN-13: 9780521132190

From the crimson grouse to the Ethiopian bush-crow, poultry populations around the globe gives you us with very important insights into the results of weather switch on species and ecosystems. they're the most effective studied and monitored of organisms, but many are already lower than possibility of extinction due to habitat loss, overexploitation and toxins. offering a unmarried resource of data for college students, scientists, practitioners and policy-makers, this e-book starts with a severe overview of the prevailing affects of weather switch on birds, together with adjustments within the timing of migration and breeding and results on poultry populations world wide. the second one half considers how conservationists can verify capability destiny affects, quantifying how extinction hazard is associated with the value of worldwide swap and synthesising the facts in aid of most probably conservation responses. the ultimate chapters check the threats posed by way of efforts to minimize the value of weather change.

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