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Lessons from Amazonia: The Ecology and Conservation of a Fragmented Forest

Lessons from Amazonia: The Ecology and Conservation of a Fragmented Forest 1154 JOURNAL OF MAMMALOGY Vol. 83, No. 4 Journal of Mammalogy, 83(4):1154 1156, 2002 Bierregaard, R. O., C. Gascon, T. E. Love- joy, and R. Mesquita (eds.). 2001. LESSONS AMAZONIA:THE ECOLOGY AND CONSERVA- FROM November 2002 BOOK REVIEWS 1155 TION OF A FRAGMENTED FOREST. Yale University cerns the effects of fragmentation documented Press, New Haven, Connecticut, and London, for plant, invertebrate, and vertebrate commu- United Kingdom, 478 pp. ISBN 0-300-08483-8, nities. These studies are of the utmost interest price (cloth), $65.00. because they derive from approximately the same period of time and the same geographical Twenty-five years ago, a challenging project areas, and they really provide a picture of ‘‘com- was initiated by Thomas Lovejoy, then an offi- parative effects.’’ Trees, palms, bees (honeybees, cial at World Wildlife Fund, United States, and stingless, and orchid bees), drosophilids, spiders, other tropical ecologists under the name ‘‘Min- ants, frogs, birds, and primates are among the imum Critical Size of Ecosystems.’’ At that organisms considered in these 14 chapters. As time, in the early 1970s, there was a great need for the rest of the book, each chapter ends with for experimental data on the effects of habitat a series of paragraphs http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Mammalogy Oxford University Press

Lessons from Amazonia: The Ecology and Conservation of a Fragmented Forest

Journal of Mammalogy , Volume 83 (4) – Nov 1, 2002

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0022-2372
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1154 JOURNAL OF MAMMALOGY Vol. 83, No. 4 Journal of Mammalogy, 83(4):1154 1156, 2002 Bierregaard, R. O., C. Gascon, T. E. Love- joy, and R. Mesquita (eds.). 2001. LESSONS AMAZONIA:THE ECOLOGY AND CONSERVA- FROM November 2002 BOOK REVIEWS 1155 TION OF A FRAGMENTED FOREST. Yale University cerns the effects of fragmentation documented Press, New Haven, Connecticut, and London, for plant, invertebrate, and vertebrate commu- United Kingdom, 478 pp. ISBN 0-300-08483-8, nities. These studies are of the utmost interest price (cloth), $65.00. because they derive from approximately the same period of time and the same geographical Twenty-five years ago, a challenging project areas, and they really provide a picture of ‘‘com- was initiated by Thomas Lovejoy, then an offi- parative effects.’’ Trees, palms, bees (honeybees, cial at World Wildlife Fund, United States, and stingless, and orchid bees), drosophilids, spiders, other tropical ecologists under the name ‘‘Min- ants, frogs, birds, and primates are among the imum Critical Size of Ecosystems.’’ At that organisms considered in these 14 chapters. As time, in the early 1970s, there was a great need for the rest of the book, each chapter ends with for experimental data on the effects of habitat a series of paragraphs

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Published: Nov 1, 2002

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