Biodiversity of Angola

Science & Conservation: A Modern Synthesis

by Brian J. Huntley, Vladimir Russo, Fernanda Lages, Nuno Ferrand

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Book Description

This book presents a 'state of the science' synthesis of knowledge on the biodiversity of Angola, based on sources in peer-reviewed journals, in books and where appropriate, unpublished official reports. The book identifies Angola as one of the most biologically diverse countries in Africa, but notes that its fauna, flora, habitats and the processes that drive the dynamics of its ecosystems are still very poorly researched and documented.This 'state of the science' synthesis is for the use of all students of Angola's biodiversity, and for those responsible for the planning, development and sustainable management of the country's living resources. The volume brings together the results of expeditions and research undertaken in Angola since the late eighteenth century, with emphasis on work conducted in the four decades since Angola's independence in 1975. The individual chapters have been written by leaders in their fields, and reviewed by peers familiar with the region.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Biodiversity of Angola ebook for free in PDF format (31.8 MB).

Book Details

Publisher
Springer
Published
2019
Pages
552
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783030030827
ISBN10
3030030822
ISBN13 Digital
9783030030834
ISBN10 Digital
3030030830
PDF Size
31.8 MB
License
CC BY

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