Concepts in Wildlife Management

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Daya Publishing House, 2005 - Endangered plants - 322 pages
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The Present Book Has Been Thoroughly Revised And Enlarged. Some New Chapters Like Status Of Wildlife Management In India, Extinction Organisms, Elephant Conservation Project, Wetland Management, Wetland Birds, Asian Water Fowl Census, Mysteries Of Migration, Basics And Theories Of Biodiversity, Recently Amended Wildlife Schedules, National And State Level Symbols Of Plants And Animals Are Incorporated. It Will Be One Of The Most Comprehensive Book Available So Far To The Readers That Deciphers The Information About Wildlife. This Book Is First Of Its Kind To Embody Subjects Like Integrated Concepts Of Ecosystem Management, Wildlife Conservation And Management, Ethical, Ecological And Recreational Importance Of Wildlife, Endangered Flora And Fauna Of India, Wildlife Zones, Special Conservation Schemes On Tiger, Elephant, Lion, Musk Deer, Brow Antler, Crocodile, Great Indian Bustard Etc., Protection Of Orchid And Butterflies Diversity, Wildlife Protection Act, 1972, Its Details, Important Methodologies About Environmental Impact Assessment And Government And Non-Government Organizations Concerned To The Protection Of Wildlife And Environmental Waste Auditing For Siting Industries. It Is Useful To The Students And Teachers Of Biological Sciences Of All The Colleges And Universities Of India. Contents Chapter 1: Wildlife Conservation And Management, General Importance, Causes For Endangering The Species, Important Zones In India, Protected Species Of India, Management Packages; Chapter 2: Status Of Wildlife Management In India, Introduction, Biological Diversity, The Current Status Of India S Wildlife, Floral Wealth, Endemic Plant Species, History Of Wildlife Management, India S Protected Area Network; Chapter 3: Endangered Flora And Fauna Of India; Introduction, General Background To The Problem Of Threat To Plant Species, Wildlife Zones For Flora, Himalaya And Eastern India, Rajasthan And Gujarat, Gangetic Plan, Peninsular India, Andaman And Nicobar, Lacunae In Our Understanding About Endangered Plants, Protection Strategies, Endangered Fauna Of India, Save Endangered Species, The Indian Scene, Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians; Chapter 4: Extinction Of Organisms, Introduction, Trends Of Extinction, Endangered Species, Species Characteristics And Extinction; Chapter 5: Special Conservation Schemes, Introduction, Project Tiger, Status Of Tiger In The World, Achievement Of The Project Tiger, Threat To The Tiger, Global Tiger Forum (Gtf), Gir Lion Sanctuary Project, Crocodile Breeding Project, Project Hangul, Himalayan Musk Deer-Ecology And Conservation Project, Shangi Or Manipur Brow-Antlered Deer Project Or Manipur Deer Project, Project Elephant, Project On Great Indian Bustard, Summary; Chapter 6: Management Of Rangelands, Forests And Wildlife Corridors, Types Of Rangelands, Plant Biomass, Productivity And Food Web; Characteristics Of Rangelands, Types Of Grazing Animals, Rangeland Conditions, Forests, Forest Types, Depletion Of Forests, Management Of Forests, Wildlife Corridors; Chapter 7: Wildlife Reserves And National Parks, Introduction, Protected Area Management Categories, National Parks, Wildlife Sanctuaries, Biosphere Reserves; Chapter 8: Protection Of Orchids And Butterflies, Orchids, Historical Aspects, Present Status, Protection Measures, Butterflies, Insect Culturing, Butterfly Species Of India, Protection Measures; Chapter 9: Role Of Zoos, Parks And Sanctuaries For Conservation Of Wildlife, Introduction, Indian Scenario, Common Wild Animals In Indian Zoo, National Parks And Wildlife Sanctuaries, Legislation And Recommendations Of The Global Committee For Conservation, Feeds And Feeding Of Some Wild Mammals, Breeding Of Wild Mammals, Management Of Wild Animals, Healthcare Of Wild Mammals; Chapter 10: Management Of Wetland Birds, Introduction, Types Of Wetlands, Waterfowls, Population And Distribution, Habitat Use, Food And Feeding, Breeding Population, Management, Principles, Major Groups Of Wetland Birds, Specific Requirements, Identification Character; Chapter 11: Asian Waterfowl Census, Introduction, Asia-Pacific Migratory Waterbird Conservation Strategy 1996-2000, Awc Report On India, Criteria For Identifying Wetlands Of International Importance, Guidelines For Application Of The Criteria; Chapter 12: Ramsar Wetlands, Introduction, Distribution, Problems Faced By Lentic Systems, Wetland Conservation, Criteria For The Selection Of Unique Wetlands, Indian Wetlands, Case Study I: Chilika Lake System, Caset Study Ii: Kolleru Lake, Case Study Iii: Loktak Lake, Manipur, Case Study Iv: Navile Tank, Shimoga; Chapter 13: The Mysteries Of Migration, Migration Basics? Types Of Migration, Velocity And Altitude, Duration And Distance, Accuracy And Regularity, Bird Navigation, Threats To Migrating Birds, Methods Of Studying Bird Migration, Advantages Of Migration, Origin Of Migration; Chapter 14: Biodiversity: Conservation And Management, Preamble, Loss Of Biodiversity, Conservation Of Biodiversity, Ancient Methods Of Conservation, Current Methods Onf Conservation, Biotechnology And Biodiversity, Legal Aspects Of Biodiversity Conservation, Wildlife Protection Act, 1972, Biodiversity Conservation And Agenda-21, International Biodiversity Convention; Chapter 15: General Theories Of Biodiversity, Explanation To Species Richness Gradients, Co-Existence Of Species Of Santa Rosalina Concept, The Diversity: Stability Hypothesis; Chapter 16: The Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972, Chapter Iii A-Protection Of Specified Plants, Chapter Iv-Sanctuaries, National Parks And Closed Areas; Chapter 17: The Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972-Schedules, Schedule I-Part I-Mammals, Part Ii-Amphibians And Reptiles, Part Ii A-Fishes, Part Iii-Birds, Part Iv-Crustaceans And Insects, Part Iv A-Coelenterates, Part Iv B-Mollusca, Part Iv C-Echinodermata, Schedule Ii, Schedule Iii, Schedule Iv, Schedule Vi; Chapter 18: Wildlife Crimes, Introduction, Wildlife Crime, Prevention Of Wildlife Crimes, How Large Is Wildlife Crimes? Agencies To Stop Wildlife Crimes, Laws And Regulations Of Wildlife Crimes, What Is Cites, Export Consignment Check, Methods Of Smuggling, Methods Of Poaching, Collection Of Evidences, Conducting A Criminal Investigation, Investigating The Time Of Death, Identification Of Teeth And Claws, Identification Of Wounds, Postmortem, How To Go To Court; Chapter 19: Wwf-India And Bnhs/Ibcn, Introduction To Wwf-India, The Bombay Natural History Society (Bnhs), Hornbill House, The Society S Logo, Short-Term Projects And Field Studies, Conservation Education Centre, Indian Bird Conservation Network (Ibcn); Chapter 20: National And State Plants And Animals Of India; Chapter 21: Environmental Impact Assessment (Eia), General Aspects, Aim Of Eia, Contents Of Eia, Eia In India, Screening And Iee, Eia Report, Assessment Of Methodologies, Industries And Environmental Guidelines, Ecologically Sensitive Areas, Environmental Master Plan, A Case Study Of Human Impact On Himalayan Ecosystem; Chapter 22: Environmental Waste Auditing, Importance, Concept, Components, Objectives, Environmental Auditing In India, Form V.

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