Record nummer 1913931
Titel Bird conservation and agriculture
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Jeremy D. Wilson, Andrew D. Evans, Philip V. Grice ; with line illustrations by Colin Wilkinson
Auteur(s) Wilson, J.D. ; Evans, A.D. ; Grice, P.V.
Uitgever Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
Jaar van uitgave 2009
Pagina's VIII, 394 p ill
Titel van reeks Ecology, biodiversity and conservation
ISBN 9780521571814; 9780521734721(pbk)
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Trefwoorden (cab) landbouw / wilde vogels / natuurbescherming
Rubrieken Wildbescherming en -beheer / Alternatieve Landbouw
Publicatie type Boek
Taal Engels
Toelichting (Engels) In this book the authors summarize the collapse of populations of many farmland bird species in Britain in the 20th century, one of the biggest conservation problems of the day. They firstly set the historical context of change in agriculture and bird communities since the 18th century, and introduce the bird communities of agricultural land today. They then provide an overview of this very active area of applied conservation science, including in-depth case studies of 16 species that, taken together, illustrate the many ways that agricultural intensification has affected bird populations. Moreover, they show how this evidence base, coupled with recent greening of agriculture policy, has provided opportunities to manage agricultural land to better integrate the needs of food production and bird conservation. They conclude by looking forward to challenges that the conservation of bird populations on agricultural land is likely to face in the near future.
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