Record nummer 1910186
Titel artikel Recent captive-breeding proposals and the return of the ark concept to global species conservation
Auteur(s) Bowkett, A.E.
Tijdschrifttitel Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology
Deel(Jaar)Nummer 23(2009)3
Paginering 773 - 776
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Trefwoorden (cab) dierveredeling / uitsterven / conservering / natuurbescherming / wildbescherming / dieren in gevangenschap / herintroductie van soorten
Rubrieken Genenbanken en genetische bronnen van dieren
Publicatie type Artikel
Taal Engels
Toelichting (Engels) Captive breeding and reintroduction are but minor parts of the conservation response to ongoing population declines and extinctions caused by human activities. Nevertheless, whether the ark will be required to carry hundreds of passengers for the duration of the flood or a relative few at any one time, it is clear that recognizing and overcoming the limitations of captive breeding will be crucial to the conservation of a growing number of species. Ignoring lessons from the past concerning how and when to employ captive breeding in species conservation risks the failure of recovery programs and, ultimately, the loss of species
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