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Experimental Approaches to Conservation Biology$
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Malcolm Gordon

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780520240247

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520240247.001.0001

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Experimental Approaches to Conservation Biology
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Gary Burness

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520240247.003.0002

This chapter focuses on experimental approaches to the conservation of endangered species. It presents an overview of case studies on Hawaiian tree snails, amphibians, leatherback turtles, Cuban iguana, New Zealand birds, Australia's endangered marsupials, and Alaska's sea lion populations. It identifies some of the factors that threaten their survival and some of the approaches used in their management and recovery. It also emphasizes the important contribution of experimental biology to biodiversity conservation.

Keywords:   endangered species, Hawaiian tree snails, amphibians, leatherback turtles, Cuban iguana, New Zealand birds, marsupials, sea lion, experimental biology, biodiversity conservation

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