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Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 2: Conflict in the countryside

David W. Macdonald and Ruth E. Feber

Abstract

This book, which is the second volume of two, together with the first volume offer perspectives on the same landscape, but viewed from different vantage points. Both books consider farmland, as the bulk, the matrix and the engine of the countryside, and both address the detailed science that informs a big societal choice, namely what does society want from farmers and farmland and, considering the diversity of conflicting pressures on the farmscape, how do we make the best of it. Indeed, what do we, as citizens and as a nation, think is “the best of it”? But the two perspectives of these books ... More

Keywords: farming, human-wildlife conflict, invasive species, welfare, biodiversity, conservation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780198745501
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745501.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David W. Macdonald, editor
Professor of Wildlife Conservation and Director of the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford

Ruth E. Feber, editor
Zoology Research Fellow, Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford

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Chapter 1 War or peace

David W. Macdonald, Eva M. Raebel, Chris Newman, and Ruth E. Feber

Chapter 2 Foxes in the landscape

David W. Macdonald, Patrick Doncaster, Malcolm Newdick, Heribert Hofer, Fiona Mathews, and Paul J. Johnson

Chapter 3 Foxes in the landscape

David W. Macdonald and Paul J. Johnson

Chapter 5 Badgers and bovine tuberculosis

David W. Macdonald, Rosie Woodroffe, and Philip Riordan

Chapter 6 Biology, ecology, and reproduction of American mink Neovison vison on lowland farmland

David W. Macdonald, Lauren A. Harrington, Nobuyuki Yamaguchi, Michael D.F. Thom, and Joanna Bagniewska

Chapter 7 Riparian mustelids in the Upper Thames

Lauren A. Harrington and David W. Macdonald

Chapter 8 Crayfish management in the Upper Thames

Tom P. Moorhouse and David W. Macdonald

Chapter 9 Small farmland bird declines, gamebird releases, and changes in seed sources

Alan Larkman, Ian Newton, Ruth E. Feber, and David W. Macdonald

Chapter 10 In the wake of buzzards

Eduardo M. Arraut, David W. Macdonald, and Robert E. Kenward

Chapter 11 Brown rats on farmland

David W. Macdonald, Manuel Berdoy, and Joanne P. Webster

Chapter 12 Moles on farmland

Sandra E. Baker and David W. Macdonald

Chapter 14 From science to practice

Philip Riordan, Ruth E. Feber, Eva M. Raebel, Paul J. Johnson, and David W. Macdonald

Chapter 15 Many hands make light work—but do they? A critical evaluation of Citizen Science

Christina D. Buesching, Eleanor M. Slade, Chris Newman, Terhi Riutta, Philip Riordan, and David W. Macdonald

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