Environmental Science - Ecology and Ecosystems
The structural and functional unit of ecology where various living organisms live in conjunction with the non-living components is called an ecosystem. Different ecosystems such as forests, grasslands, deserts, etc. have their own distinct forms of wildlife. The processes which influence the interaction between the wildlife and its habitat is known as wildlife management. Its key focus is on achieving a balance between the needs of the people and the needs of wildlife using scientific methods. The practices which aim to protect wildlife and their habitats with a view to maintaining healthy wildlife populations and restoring, protecting, and enhancing natural ecosystems are studied under wildlife conservation. This book is compiled in such a manner, that it will provide in-depth knowledge about the theory and practice of wildlife ecology, conservation and management. It elucidates new techniques and their applications in a multidisciplinary approach. This book will provide comprehensive knowledge to the readers.