Kingston, Tigga

Bats in the Anthropocene: Conservation of Bats in a Changing World

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Table of contents

1. Bats in the Anthropocene
Christian C. Voigt, Tigga Kingston

Part I. Bats in Anthropogenically Changed Landscapes

2. Urbanisation and Its Effects on Bats—A Global Meta-Analysis
Kirsten Jung, Caragh G. Threlfall

3. Bats and Roads
John Altringham, Gerald Kerth

4. Responses of Tropical Bats to Habitat Fragmentation, Logging, and Deforestation
Christoph F. J. Meyer, Matthew J. Struebig, Michael R. Willig

5. Insectivorous Bats and Silviculture: Balancing Timber Production and Bat Conservation
Bradley Law, Kirsty J. Park, Michael J. Lacki

6. Bats in the Anthropogenic Matrix: Challenges and Opportunities for the Conservation of Chiroptera and Their Ecosystem Services in Agricultural Landscapes
Kimberly Williams-Guillén, Elissa Olimpi, Bea Maas, Peter J. Taylor, Raphaël Arlettaz

7. Dark Matters: The Effects of Artificial Lighting on Bats
E. G. Rowse, D. Lewanzik, E. L. Stone, S. Harris, G. Jones

8. Bats and Water: Anthropogenic Alterations Threaten Global Bat Populations
Carmi Korine, Rick Adams, Danilo Russo, Marina Fisher-Phelps, David Jacobs

Part II. Emerging Disesases

9. White-Nose Syndrome in Bats
Winifred F. Frick, Sébastien J. Puechmaille, Craig K. R. Willis

10. Zoonotic Viruses and Conservation of Bats
Karin Schneeberger, Christian C. Voigt

Part III. Human–Bat Conflicts

11. Impacts of Wind Energy Development on Bats: A Global Perspective
Edward B. Arnett, Erin F. Baerwald, Fiona Mathews, Luisa Rodrigues, Armando Rodríguez-Durán, Jens Rydell, Rafael Villegas-Patraca, Christian C. Voigt

12. Exploitation of Bats for Bushmeat and Medicine
Tammy Mildenstein, Iroro Tanshi, Paul A. Racey

13. The Conflict Between Pteropodid Bats and Fruit Growers: Species, Legislation and Mitigation
Sheema Abdul Aziz, Kevin J. Olival, Sara Bumrungsri, Greg C. Richards, Paul A. Racey

14. Bats and Buildings: The Conservation of Synanthropic Bats
Christian C. Voigt, Kendra L. Phelps, Luis F. Aguirre, M. Corrie Schoeman, Juliet Vanitharani, Akbar Zubaid

15. Conservation Ecology of Cave Bats
Neil M. Furey, Paul A. Racey

Part IV. Conservation Approaches, Educational and Outreach Programs

16. The Roles of Taxonomy and Systematics in Bat Conservation
Susan M. Tsang, Andrea L. Cirranello, Paul J. J. Bates, Nancy B. Simmons

17. Networking Networks for Global Bat Conservation
Tigga Kingston, Luis Aguirre, Kyle Armstrong, Rob Mies, Paul Racey, Bernal Rodríguez-Herrera, Dave Waldien

18. Cute, Creepy, or Crispy—How Values, Attitudes, and Norms Shape Human Behavior Toward Bats
Tigga Kingston

Keywords: Life Sciences, Conservation Biology/Ecology, Vertebrates, Animal Ecology, Climate Change/Climate Change Impacts

Publication year
1st ed. 2016
Page amount
9 pages
Natural Sciences
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