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Das, Indraneil

Naturalists, Explorers and Field Scientists in South-East Asia and Australasia

Das, Indraneil - Naturalists, Explorers and Field Scientists in South-East Asia and Australasia, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Wallace and His Period

1. Wallace and Incipient Structures: A World of ‘More Recondite’ Influences
Charles H. Smith

2. Alfred Russel Wallace and His Collections in the Malay Archipelago, with a Proposal for International Cooperation to Produce a Digital Catalogue
Darren J. Mann

3. Alfred Russel Wallace, Nature’s Prophet: From Natural Selection to Natural Theology
Michael A. Flannery

4. An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles. The Hero’s Journey of Alfred Russel Wallace
Paul Spencer Sochaczewski

5. Final Years and Death of Alfred Russel Wallace. 100 Years Later
John G. Wilson

6. Southeast Asian and Australasian Herpetological Collections from the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries in the Zoological Museum of Berlin
Aaron M. Bauer

Part II. Natural History and Systematics

7. Phylogenetics and Systematics of Animal Life
Hoi Sen Yong, Praphathip Eamsobhana, Phaik Eem Lim

8. Ecological Characteristics of the Freshwater Crab, Isolapotamon bauense in One of Wallace’s Collecting Sites
Jongkar Grinang, Indraneil Das, Peter Ng

9. Streams in Forested Headwaters as Reservoirs of Endemicity in Bornean Amphibians
Yong Min Pui, Indraneil Das

10. Effect of Temperature on Development: The Case of the Malayan Snail-Eating Turtle Malayemys macrocephala

Rangsima Pewphong, Noppadon Kitana, Jirarach Kitana

11. Bird Diets in Urban Environments: The Case of the Asian Glossy Starling, Aplonis panayensis

Nursyafiqah Shazali, J. Mohd-Azlan, Andrew Alek Tuen

Part III. Biodiversity and Conservation

12. Diversity of Trees at Gunung Serambu, Bau District, Sarawak, Malaysia
Ik Wadell Ik Pahon, Alexander Kiew Sayok, Jugah Tagi

13. Diversity of Butterflies on Gunung Serambu, Sarawak, Malaysia
Sing Tyan Pang, Alexander Kiew Sayok, Mathew Jenang

14. The Distribution of Buceros rhinoceros and Awareness of Its Conservation Status
J. Mohd-Azlan, Abas Said, Sim Lee Kheng, Oswald Braken Tisen

15. Identifying Habitat Characteristics and Critical Areas for Irrawaddy Dolphin, Orcaella brevirostris: Implications for Conservation
Cindy Peter, Anna Norliza Zulkifli Poh, Jenny Ngeian, Andrew Alek Tuen, Gianna Minton

16. Economic Growth, Sustainable Development and Ecological Conservation in the Asian Developing Countries: The Way Forward
Choy Yee Keong

Keywords: Life Sciences, Plant Ecology, Nature Conservation, Geology, Conservation Biology/Ecology, Environmental Management

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Topics in Biodiversity and Conservation
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319261614
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-26159-1

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