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The Resource Freshwater ecoregions of Africa and Madagascar : a conservation assessment, Michele L. Thieme [and others]

Freshwater ecoregions of Africa and Madagascar : a conservation assessment, Michele L. Thieme [and others]

Label
Freshwater ecoregions of Africa and Madagascar : a conservation assessment
Title
Freshwater ecoregions of Africa and Madagascar
Title remainder
a conservation assessment
Statement of responsibility
Michele L. Thieme [and others]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Essay 5.1: Safeguarding Human Health, Safeguarding Aquatic Snail Diversity: Conflicting Goals? -- Ch. 6: Africa's Freshwater Systems and Their Future -- Who's Watching the Water -- Conservation Planning in Ecoregions and River Basins -- Visionary Work in Freshwater Ecoregions and River Basins -- Challenges to Freshwater Conservation and Sustainable Development in Africa and Madagascar -- Essay 6.1: The Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar): An International Treaty Sparks Freshwater Conservation -- Essay 6.2: Lake Naivasha, Kenya: Community Management of a Ramsar Site
Member of
Cataloging source
MERUC
Dewey number
333.95/2816/096
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QH77.A35
LC item number
F74 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
QH77.A35
NAL item number
F74 2005
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Thieme, Michele L
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biodiversity conservation
  • Ecological regions
  • Freshwater ecology
  • Biodiversity conservation
  • Ecological regions
  • Freshwater ecology
  • SCIENCE
  • NATURE
  • Biodiversity conservation
  • Ecological regions
  • Freshwater ecology
  • Africa
  • Madagascar
Label
Freshwater ecoregions of Africa and Madagascar : a conservation assessment, Michele L. Thieme [and others]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 373-415) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • About Island Press -- Title Page -- Copyrights Page -- Table of Contents -- List of Special Essays -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- List of Boxes -- Acronyms and Abbreviations -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Ch. 1: Introduction -- The Evolution and Diversity of Africa's Freshwater Systems -- Threats -- Structure of the Book -- Essay 1.1: Contribution of Inland Fisheries to Rural Livelihoods and Food Security in Africa: an Overview -- Essay 1.2: The Economic Value of Africa's Wetlands -- Essay 1.3: Dragonflies: Sensitive Indicators of Freshwater Health -- Ch. 2: Approach
  • Geographic Scope of the Study -- Ecoregions and Bioregions -- Freshwater Habitat Types -- Conceptual Foundations -- Elements of Analysis: Biological Distinctiveness and Conservation Staus Indexes -- Integrating Biological Distinctiveness and Conservation Status -- Ch. 3: Biological Distinctiveness of African Ecoregions -- Africa and Madagascar's Fresh Waters: Teeming wiht Life -- Species Biological Values -- Combining Species Richness and Endemism: Preliminary Biological Distinctiveness -- Nonspecies Biological Values -- Synthesis of Biological Distinctiveness Data -- Conclusions
  • Essay 3.1: Freshwater Fish Biodiversity in the Congo Basin -- Essay 3.2: Freshwater Fish Biodiversity in the Congo Basin -- Essay 3.3: Baseline Fish Biodiversity Surveys: African Wildlife Foundations Experiences from the Zambezi River, Southern Africa -- Essay 3.4: Cichlid Species Flocks in Small Cameroonian Lakes -- Essay 3.5: The Niger Delta in Nigeria: A Hotspot and a Crossroad for Freshwater Fish Biodiversity -- Essay 3.6: Madagascar's Freshwater Fishes: An Imperiled Treasure -- Ch. 4: Reversing the Flow: Conservation Status of Africa's Freshwater Ecoregions -- Snapshot Conservation Status
  • Future Threat Assessment -- Final Conservation Status -- Essay 4.1: Invasive Alien Species in African Freshwater Ecosystems -- Essay 4.2: Impacts of Fishing on Inland Fish Populations in Africa -- Essay 4.3: Climate Change, Human Water Use, and Freshwater Ecosystems in Africa: Looking toward the Future -- Ch. 5: Setting Priorities for Biodiversity Conservation among Africa's Freshwater Ecoregion -- The Priority-Setting Matrix -- Integrating Biological Importance and Conservation Status Indexes: Where to Act First -- Priority Ecoregions -- Comparison with Other Priority-Setting Exercises
Control code
560176623
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 431 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441608932
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)560176623
Label
Freshwater ecoregions of Africa and Madagascar : a conservation assessment, Michele L. Thieme [and others]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 373-415) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • About Island Press -- Title Page -- Copyrights Page -- Table of Contents -- List of Special Essays -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- List of Boxes -- Acronyms and Abbreviations -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Ch. 1: Introduction -- The Evolution and Diversity of Africa's Freshwater Systems -- Threats -- Structure of the Book -- Essay 1.1: Contribution of Inland Fisheries to Rural Livelihoods and Food Security in Africa: an Overview -- Essay 1.2: The Economic Value of Africa's Wetlands -- Essay 1.3: Dragonflies: Sensitive Indicators of Freshwater Health -- Ch. 2: Approach
  • Geographic Scope of the Study -- Ecoregions and Bioregions -- Freshwater Habitat Types -- Conceptual Foundations -- Elements of Analysis: Biological Distinctiveness and Conservation Staus Indexes -- Integrating Biological Distinctiveness and Conservation Status -- Ch. 3: Biological Distinctiveness of African Ecoregions -- Africa and Madagascar's Fresh Waters: Teeming wiht Life -- Species Biological Values -- Combining Species Richness and Endemism: Preliminary Biological Distinctiveness -- Nonspecies Biological Values -- Synthesis of Biological Distinctiveness Data -- Conclusions
  • Essay 3.1: Freshwater Fish Biodiversity in the Congo Basin -- Essay 3.2: Freshwater Fish Biodiversity in the Congo Basin -- Essay 3.3: Baseline Fish Biodiversity Surveys: African Wildlife Foundations Experiences from the Zambezi River, Southern Africa -- Essay 3.4: Cichlid Species Flocks in Small Cameroonian Lakes -- Essay 3.5: The Niger Delta in Nigeria: A Hotspot and a Crossroad for Freshwater Fish Biodiversity -- Essay 3.6: Madagascar's Freshwater Fishes: An Imperiled Treasure -- Ch. 4: Reversing the Flow: Conservation Status of Africa's Freshwater Ecoregions -- Snapshot Conservation Status
  • Future Threat Assessment -- Final Conservation Status -- Essay 4.1: Invasive Alien Species in African Freshwater Ecosystems -- Essay 4.2: Impacts of Fishing on Inland Fish Populations in Africa -- Essay 4.3: Climate Change, Human Water Use, and Freshwater Ecosystems in Africa: Looking toward the Future -- Ch. 5: Setting Priorities for Biodiversity Conservation among Africa's Freshwater Ecoregion -- The Priority-Setting Matrix -- Integrating Biological Importance and Conservation Status Indexes: Where to Act First -- Priority Ecoregions -- Comparison with Other Priority-Setting Exercises
Control code
560176623
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 431 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441608932
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)560176623

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