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By James W. Pearce-Higgins,Rhys E. Green

From the pink grouse to the Ethiopian bush-crow, chicken populations all over the world provides us with important insights into the consequences of weather switch on species and ecosystems. they're the most effective studied and monitored of organisms, but many are already below danger of extinction because of habitat loss, overexploitation and toxins. delivering a unmarried resource of knowledge for college kids, scientists, practitioners and policy-makers, this ebook starts with a severe assessment of the present affects of weather switch on birds, together with alterations within the timing of migration and breeding and results on chook populations world wide. the second one half considers how conservationists can examine power destiny affects, quantifying how extinction chance is associated with the value of worldwide switch and synthesising the proof in help of most probably conservation responses. the ultimate chapters determine the threats posed via efforts to lessen the importance of weather change.

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