National park science : a century of research in South Africa [E-Book] / Jane Carruthers.
Carruthers, Jane, (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2017
1 online resource (xli, 512 pages)
englisch
9781107191440
9781316642023
9781108123471
Ecology, biodiversity and conservation
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Table of Contents:
  • Protecting, preserving and propagating, 1900 to 1960
  • Overview
  • Origins of conservation science until 1910
  • Consolidating conservation 1910 to 1930
  • An emerging science 1930 to 1960
  • Measuring, monitoring and manipulating, 1960s to 1990s
  • Overview
  • Biodiversity and new sciences
  • Botany and beyond
  • Zoology
  • Integration, innovation and internationalism, 1990-2010
  • Overview
  • New thinking in conservation science
  • The Kruger National Park
  • Other national parks
  • Conclusion.