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Title Indian hotspots : vertebrate faunal diversity, conservation and management. Volume 2 / edited by Chandrakasan Sivaperuman, Krishnamoorthy Venkataraman
Imprint Singapore : Springer Singapore : Imprint: Springer, 2018
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Descript 1 online resource (xiv, 354 pages) : illustrations, digital ; 24 cm
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Note Chapter 1 Hotspots - An Introduction and Role in Conservation -- Chapter 2 Notes On Snakes of The Genus Bungarus (Serpentes: Elapidae) From Northeast India -- Chapter 3 Herpetofauna of Andaman and Nicobar Islands -- Chapter 4 Observations on Oviposition, Egg Clutches and Hatching in Endangered Tree Frog Polypedates Insularis Das, 1995 from Great Nicobar Island, India -- Chapter 5 Diversity of Reptiles in the Indian Biodiversity Hotspots -- Chapter 6 Avifauna of Andaman and Nicobar Islands with an Updated Checklist -- Chapter 7 Is Southern Spotted Owlet Athene Brama Brama (Temminck 1821) Serving as a Bio-control Agent of Agricultural Pests? A Case Study From Cauvery Deltaic Regions in Southern India -- Chapter 8 Mammals of Andaman and Nicobar Islands -- Chapter 9 Mammals of Arunachal Pradesh, India -- Chapter 10 Diversity and Distribution of Mammals in the Indian Himalayas -- Chapter 11 An Updation of Mammals of Western Ghats -- Chapter 12 Population Status, Group Size, Distribution and Human Disturbances on the Nilgiri Langur (Trachypithicus Johnii) in the Upper Nilgiris, Western Ghats, Southern India -- Chapter 13 Status and distribution of Nigiri Tahr in the Western Ghats -- Chapter 14 Conservation Threats on Critically Endangered Gyps Vultures in the Tamil Nadu Part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, Southern India -- Chapter 15 The Bat Fauna of Meghalaya, Northeast India: Diversity and Conservation -- Chapter 16 Conservation Status of Large Mammals in Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Western Ghats, India -- Chapter 17 Conservation Status and Guidelines for the Maintenance of Endangered Grizzled Giant Squirrel Ratufa Macroura in Srivilliputhur Wildlife Sanctuary -- Chapter 18 Crop Damage by Wild Animals in Thrissur District, Kerala, India -- Chapter 19 People Participation in Biodiversity Conservation -- Chapter 20 Colonization of Large Wildlife in Rehabilitated Forests of Lowland in Chitwan National Park's Buffer Zone, Nepal
This book offers a comprehensive account of India's four biodiversity hotspots: the Himalaya, Indo-Burma, Western Ghats and Sri Lanka and Andaman and Nicobar Islands. With a focus on tropical rainforests, it includes more than 30 chapters covering different vertebrate fauna e.g. fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals, as well as topics such as conservation and management aspects. Written by experts in the field of biodiversity conservation and management, it offers ample new insights into a number of subjects related to the faunal communities of tropical forest ecosystems, providing a valuable resource for conservationists and researchers in the field of flora and fauna diversity
Host Item Springer eBooks
Subject Endangered ecosystems -- India
Animal diversity conservation -- India
Rare vertebrates -- India
Rain forest conservation -- India
Biodiversity conservation -- India
Ecosystem management -- India
Ecology
Nature Conservation
Environmental Management
Zoology
Alt Author Sivaperuman, Chandrakasan, editor
Venkataraman, Krishnamoorthy, editor
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