Lessons from Amazonia: the ecology and conservation of a fragmented forest.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001. Large octavo, dustwrapper, colour photographs, other illustrations.
WAS $180. A joint project of Brazil's National Institute for Research in Amazonia and the U.S. Smithsonian Institution, the Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project (BDFFP) has investigated the many effects that habitat fragmentation has on plants, invertebrates and vertebrates. The book provides an overview of the BDFFP, reports on its case studies, looks at forest ecology and tree genetics, and considers what issues are involved in establishing conservation and management guidelines.
Price: $45.00 AU