Managing and designing landscapes for conservation: moving from perspectives to principles

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The distinctive relationships between landscape change, habitat fragmentation, and biodiversity conservation are highlighted in this original and useful guide to the theory and practice of ecological landscape design. Using original, ecologically based landscape design principles, the text underscores current thinking in landscape management and conservation. It offers a blend of theoretical and practical information that is illustrated with case studies drawn from across the globe.

Key insights by some of the world's leading experts in landscape ecology and conservation biology make "Managing and Designing Landscapes for Conservation" an essential volume for anyone involved in landscape management, natural resource planning, or biodiversity conservation.

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Classification and Terminology
9
from Specific Cases
22
Landscape Models for Use in Studies of Landscape
35
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David Lindenmayer is a Research Professor in the Center for Resource & Environmental Studies at The Australian National University in Canberra. He runs six large-scale landscape studies in south-eastern Australia and has written 18 books and 260 scientific articles on conservation biology, landscape ecology, wildlife biology, forest ecology and management, and woodland conservation and management.

Richard Hobbs is an Australian Professorial Fellow in the School of Environmental Science at Murdoch University in Perth, Australia. He has broad interests spanning restoration ecology, conservation biology, landscape ecology and vegetation management. He has published 17 books and 266 scientific articles in these areas of research and is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science.

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