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Advanced Topics in Conservation Science, 2019/20, Semester 2
Dr Hannah Dugdale
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Advanced Topics in Conservation Science, 2018/19, Semester 2 Dr Steven Sait Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue On this page:


We will provide details of relevant research papers and reviews during the course. To get a good mark you do need to show evidence in the exam of reading some of this material.

Much of the course relies on a broad understanding of ecology. If you feel you lack this, then we suggest you look at the relevant chapters of:

Begon M, Townsend CR and Harper JL (2006) Ecology : from individuals to ecosystems. 4th edition. Wiley-Blackwell

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Good general texts on conservation biology include:

Allendorf FW, Luikart GH and Aitken SN (2012) Conservation and the Genetics of Populations. 2nd edition. Wiley-Blackwell

Fryxell JM, Sinclair ARE and Caughley G (2014) Wildlife Ecology, Conservation and Management. 3rd edition. Wiley-Blackwell

Groves CR and Game ET (2016) Conservation planning : informed decisions for a healthier planetRoberts and Company Publishers

Hambler C and Canney SM (2013) Conservation. 2nd edition. Cambridge University Press

Mills LS (2013) Conservation of Wildlife Populations: Demography, Genetics & Management. 2nd revised edition. Wiley-Blackwell

Moilanen A, Wilson KA and Possingham HP (2009) Spatial conservation prioritization : quantitative methods and computational tools. Oxford University Press

Primack RB (2014) Essentials of Conservation Biology. 6th edition. Sinauer Associates

Pullin AS (2002) Conservation biology. Cambridge University Press

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You might also want to look at:

Sutherland WJ (2000) The conservation handbook : research, management and policy. Wiley Blackwell. - Bridges the gap between theory and practice.

- An excellent overview of freshwater ecology and conservation.

This list was last updated on 11/01/2019