By Rebecca K. Smith,William J. Sutherland

Amphibian Conservation is the fourth within the sequence of Synopses of Conservation proof, associated with the net source

This synopsis is a part of the Conservation proof venture and gives an invaluable source for conservationists. It types a part of a sequence designed to advertise a extra evidence-based method of biodiversity conservation. Others within the sequence comprise bee, poultry, farmland and bat conservation and so on are in preparation.

Approximately 32% of the 7,164+ amphibian species are presently threatened with extinction and not less than forty three% of species are declining. regardless of this, till lately amphibians and their conservation had obtained little recognition. even supposing paintings is now being performed to preserve many species, frequently it isn't competently documented.

This publication brings jointly and summarises the to be had medical facts and adventure suitable to the sensible conservation of amphibians.

The authors consulted a world staff of amphibian specialists and conservationists to provide a radical precis of what's recognized, or now not recognized, concerning the effectiveness of amphibian conservation activities around the world.

"The publication is choked with literature summaries and citations; a veritable info goldmine for graduate scholars and researchers. It additionally admirably presents determination makers with a well-researched source of confirmed interventions that may be hired to stem/reverse the decline of amphibian populations." -John G Palis, Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society

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