Publisher: Wikibooks 2010
Applied ecology is a framework for the application of knowledge about ecosystems so that actions can be taken to create a better balance and harmony between people and nature in order to reduce human impact on other beings and their habitats. This textbook provides an up to date review of important areas of applied ecological knowledge for advanced level university students and site managers.
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