4 edition of Conservation value of fresh waters found in the catalog.
Conservation value of fresh waters
|Statement||edited by Philip J Boon, Catherine M Pringle.|
|Contributions||Boon, P. J., Pringle, Catherine M.|
|LC Classifications||QH96.8.B53 A88 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2008025659|
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Get this from a library. Assessing the conservation value of fresh waters: an international perspective. [P J Boon; Catherine M Pringle;] -- Fresh water has many uses, such as for drinking, hydroelectric power and recreation. This creates conflict between conservation and exploitation.
This book explores various aspects of conservation. Assessing the Conservation Value of Fresh Waters Fresh water has many uses, such as for drinking, hydroelectric power and recreation.
This creates conflict between conservation and exploitation. This book explores various aspects of conservation evaluation, including the selection of important areas for protection, responding to threats from catchment.
This book contains 13 chapters which explores the various aspects of conservation evaluation, including the selection of important areas for protection, responding to threats from catchment development, and determining the restoration potential of degraded water by: 9.
In this book the authors have applied research knowledge to the solution of practical problems facing wildlife conservation in freshwater habitats.
Subjects covered include: evaluation of the conservation interest of sites; practical protection and management of freshwater habitats; species The value of fresh waters. Pages The average American lifestyle is kept afloat by about Conservation value of fresh waters book, gallons of H2O a day.
The numbers are shocking. Your Water Footprint reveals the true cost of our lifestyle. A "water footprint" is the amount of fresh water used to produce the goods and services we consume, including growing, harvesting, packaging, and s: The author, Tristan Gooley, reveals so many fascinating things about water, such as the sound of water, how to decode the color of water, forecasting weather from waves, using puddles to find your.
Fresh waters are among the most endangered ecosystems in the world. Practical tools to measure their biodiversity value are needed for their effective conservation. Besides species richness, other aspects of biodiversity, including the threat level of species also need to.
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Freshwater habitats—such as lakes, rivers, streams, wetlands and aquifers—house an incredible proportion of the world’s biodiversity: more than 10% of all known animals and about 50% of all known fish species.
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Sound management depends on reliable information about the quantity and quality of water available and how this availability varies in time and from place to place. It is important to enhance the .