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Introduction

Gilberto Artioli

in Scientific Methods and Cultural Heritage: An introduction to the application of materials science to archaeometry and conservation science

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199548262
eISBN:
9780191723308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548262.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

The introductory chapter is a personal review of the basic concepts of archaeometry and conservation science, as seen by the different players in the field: artists, archaeologists, curators, and ... More


Scientific Methods and Cultural Heritage: An introduction to the application of materials science to archaeometry and conservation science

Gilberto Artioli

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199548262
eISBN:
9780191723308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548262.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Scientific techniques and methods developed in materials science offer invaluable information to archaeology, art history, and conservation. A rapidly growing number of innovative analytical ... More


Lava Lake Land & Livestock: The Role of Private Landowners in Landscape-Scale Conservation

Michael S. Stevens

in Stitching the West Back Together: Conservation of Working Landscapes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226165684
eISBN:
9780226165851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165851.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Lava Lake Land & Livestock (Lava Lake) in Idaho’s Pioneer-Craters region has employed numerous strategies for conserving working ranchlands across a checkerboard of public and private lands. ... More


The role of evidence-based conservation in improving primate conservation

Sandra Tranquilli

in An Introduction to Primate Conservation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198703389
eISBN:
9780191824067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703389.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

In this chapter, the evidence-based approach to conservation (EBC) is presented, in which scientific evidence is used to determine the effectiveness of conservation actions and to inform decision ... More


Compassionate Conservation: A Paradigm Shift for Wildlife Management in Australasia

Daniel Ramp, Dror Ben-Ami, Keely Boom, and David B. Croft

in Ignoring Nature No More: The Case for Compassionate Conservation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226925332
eISBN:
9780226925363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226925363.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter presents case studies of wildlife management in Australasia to explore the goals of animal welfare science and animal conservation science with respect to wild and free-living animals. ... More


Effective Conservation Science: Data Not Dogma

Peter Kareiva, Michelle Marvier, and Brian Silliman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198808978
eISBN:
9780191846687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808978.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This book gathers together 28 personal stories told by leading thinkers and practitioners in conservation – all of whom have something to say about the uncomfortable tension that arises when data ... More


Uncomfortable questions and inconvenient data in conservation science

Peter Kareiva and Michelle Marvier

in Effective Conservation Science: Data Not Dogma

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198808978
eISBN:
9780191846687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808978.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter outlines the problems of exaggeration, misuse of statistics, and publication bias that plague all scientific disciplines, but that may be especially acute in the mission-oriented field ... More


Conservation bias: What have we learned?

Brian Silliman and Stephanie Wear

in Effective Conservation Science: Data Not Dogma

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198808978
eISBN:
9780191846687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808978.003.0028
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

Conservation science is unique among scientific disciplines in that it was founded on a set of normative principles. The often dogmatic adherence to these principles has made conservation science ... More


Friends and Foes: Rights, the Environment, and People

Giulia Sajeva

in When Rights Embrace Responsibilities: Biocultural Rights and the Conservation of Environment

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199485154
eISBN:
9780199097005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485154.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Chapter 3 explores the controversial relationship of interdependence and conflict between environmental concerns and the protection of human rights by offering insights on the necessity—and the ... More


Conclusion: the future of studying primates in a changing world

Eleanor J. Sterling, Nora Bynum, and Mary E. Blair

in Primate Ecology and Conservation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199659449
eISBN:
9780191774775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659449.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This concluding chapter highlights several trends emerging from the other chapters in this book regarding future studies of primates. These include the need to continuously and creatively draw from ... More


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