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The Year in Ecology and Conservation Biology

Edited by Edited by Richard S. Ostfeld and William H. Schlesinger (Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, New York)
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The Year in Ecology and Conservation Biology

Published: March 2011

Volume 1223

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As in past installments of “The Year in Ecology and Conservation Biology” series, this year’s volume contains a diverse collection of timely reviews in conservation biology and scientific, policy, and management implications, including reviews in the following areas: ecosystem services provided by bats; emerging indirect and long-term road salt effects on ecosystems; environmental ethics and human ecology; environmental impacts of mountaintop mining valley fill operations for aquatic ecosystems of the Central Appalachians; urban biodiversity, patterns and mechanisms; anthropogenic impacts on marine ecosystems in Antarctica; understanding the role of co-factors in driving amphibian losses; tropical forest ecosystems and unsustainable hunting.