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A Comprehensive Simulation of the Colorado River Basin: An Interactive Exercise 
As the dominant hydrological force in the American Southwest, the Colorado River cuts a wide swath through vast deserts and arid plains, and also through the lives of millions of people and species. As... 
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Agricultura y Biodiversidad 
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Agriculture and Biodiversity 
This module includes an overview of the history of agriculture, different agricultural practices and their relationship with biodiversity, and a discussion on the potential advantages and disadvantages... 
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Aires protégées et Conservation de la Biodiverisité I : Aménagement et Création de Réserve 
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Aires Protégées Marines (APM) Et Réseaux D'APM 
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Amenazas Directas a la Biodiversidad: Una Introducción 
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Amphibian Declines 
Amphibians are experiencing declines in populations and extinction of species at a rate far beyond any other group in recent times. In spite of the academic awareness of a possible amphibian crisis and... 
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An Introduction to Remote Sensing 
Remote sensing is a technology for sampling reflected and emitted electromagnetic radiation of features on the Earth's land surface, oceans, and atmosphere. In this module, we exclude such techniques as... 
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Aperçus des Menaces Directes sur la Biodiversité 
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Applications Of Remote Sensing To Biodiversity Conservation 
Remote sensing can be used to address a plethora of biodiversity conservation issues and is a valuable tool for scientists, conservation practitioners, land managers, and many others. Aquatic, atmospheric... 
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Applications Of Remote Sensing To Ecological Modeling 
Satellite data offer panoramic and long-term perspectives that assist us in managing ecosystems to meet social, economic, and ecological objectives. In particular, remote sensing data are becoming increasingly... 
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Applied Demography 
Applied demography involves using the knowledge gained from analyzing and understanding populations in order to manage them effectively. The synthesis reviews basic concepts of demography and their application... 
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Applying Critical Thinking to an Invasive Species Problem 
This exercise is designed to foster the practice of critical thinking—a habit of mind characterized by the comprehensive exploration of issues and evidence before accepting or formulating an opinion or... 
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Applying Critical Thinking to the Amphibian Decline Problem 
This exercise is designed to foster the practice of critical thinking—a habit of mind characterized by the comprehensive exploration of issues and evidence before accepting or formulating an opinion or... 
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Assessing Threats In Conservation Planning And Management 
This module reviews the role of assessing threats in setting conservation targets, identifying priority strategies, and determining their effectiveness. It includes an overview of the use of threat assessment... 
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Bat Ecology, Conservation, And Bioacoustics 
Of the 6,500 or so different mammal species on earth, approximately 1,406 are from one group—bats! In other words, over 20% of known mammal diversity are bats. This module covers the basic biology and... 
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Biodiversity Conservation and Human Health 
The connections between biodiversity and human health have become a focus of recent attention and research as anthropogenic causes have led to an unprecedented loss of global biodiversity. Using the World... 
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Biodiversity Conservation and Integrated Conservation and Development Projects (ICDPs) 
This module describes the evolution in approaches to ICDPs over time. Some of the major problems identified in ICDP evaluations are discussed within two broad categories: (a) design and conceptual issues... 
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Biodiversity Inventories and Collections: An Overview of Theoretical and Technical Issues 
Biodiversity, the variety of life and the ecological and evolutionary processes that sustain it, is rapidly being lost. In order to develop successful conservation management programs, it is necessary... 
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Biogeography in Conservation 
Humans have now altered essentially every natural ecosystem in the world, and among the numerous consequences of anthropogenic global change, many of the Earth’s species are currently living under drastically... 
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Biological and Cultural Diversity: A Case Study of the Solomon Islands 
This case study presents an overview of the biological and cultural diversity of the Solomon Islands. It begins by using the story of the kukuvoju—a bird from the island of Choiseul that has likely gone... 
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Bird Conservation Along the Lower Colorado River 
Riparian corridors in the southwestern deserts are among the most threatened bird habitat types in the United States of America. In the early 1900s, dams were built along the length of the lower Colorado... 
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Building a Conservation Constituency: Outreach Strategies (Lao) 
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Building Marine Reserve Networks to Fit Multiple Needs: An Introduction to Marine Spatial Planning Using... 
Marine spatial planning is growing in use as a tool to aid management efforts in coastal and ocean systems. In this exercise, we briefly review the history and rationale behind marine spatial planning... 
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Caractéristiques des Espèces Menacées de Madagascar 
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