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- DescriptionUpdating the extremely successful Wildlife Toxicology and Population Modeling (CRC Press, 1994), Wildlife Toxicology: Emerging Contaminant and Biodiversity Issues brings together a distinguished group of international contributors, who provide a global assessment of a range of environmental stressors, including pesticides, environmental contaminants, and other emerging chemical threats, and their impact on wildlife populations. Addresses Emerging Wildlife Threats in One Concise Volume A decade ago, many of these threats existed but were either unrecognized or considered mir issues, and all have w swballed into major challenges for the conservation of wildlife populations. This is the first book to address these dangers in a single volume and recommend proven mitigation techniques to protect and sustain Earth's wildlife populations. Examines Species Range Shifts, Ocean Acidification, Coral Bleaching, & Impacts of Heightened UV Influx This comprehensive reference identifies and documents examples of chemical stressor exposures and responses among ecosystem receptors worldwide. Chapters discuss emerging diseases and the expansion of pesticide/contaminant use, as well as agricultural trends and biofuels, and the widespread use of munitions and explosives from military and industrial-related activities. With the aid of several solid case studies, the book also addresses atmospheric contaminants and climate change, population modeling, and emerging transnational issues in ecotoxicology. Wildlife Toxicology: Emerging Contaminant and Biodiversity Issues stimulates dialogue among the academic and research communities and environmental public policy decision makers. The book challenges these groups to think more globally about environmental contaminants and their potential impacts on biodiversity and environmental degradation. Check out Ronald J. Kendall's Advances in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures. Professor Kendall has been quoted recently in several news outlets in connection with the Gulf Oil Spill. Check out these articles on the CRC Press Ning page.
- Author BiographyRonald J. Kendall, Ph.D., is the director of The Institute of Environmental and Human Health (TIEHH). He is also chair of the Department of Environmental Toxicology at Texas Tech University in Lubbock and former president of SETAC. Thomas E. Lacher, Jr., Ph.D., is head of the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences at Texas A & M University in College Station. George P. Cobb III, Ph.D., is a professor of Environmental Toxicology, TlEHH, at Texas Tech University in Lubbock. He is also the incoming president of SETAC. Stephen Boyd Cox, Ph.D., is an associate professor of Environmental Toxicology, TlEHH, at Texas Tech University in Lubbock.
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Inc
- Date of Publication13/05/2010
- SubjectScience & Mathematics: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationBosa Roca
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCRC Press Inc
- Content Note38 black & white illustrations, 25 black & white tables
- Weight612 g
- Width156 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Edited byGeorge C. Cobb,Ronald J. Kendall,Stephen Boyd Cox,Thomas E. Lacher
- Format DetailsUnsewn / adhesive bound
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