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Beaver Protection, Management, and Utilization in Europe and North America
Language: en
Pages: 182
Authors: Peter E. Busher, Ryszard M. Dzieciolowski
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-06 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

By the end of the 19th century both beaver species had been extirpated from large portions of their native ranges. The global decline in beaver populations was the direct re sult of exploitation by humans. Now, at the end of the 20th century, protection, manage ment, and reintroduction programs, coupled
The Beaver
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Dietland Müller-Schwarze
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-01 - Publisher: Comstock Publishing Associates

Beavers can and do dramatically change the landscape. The beaver is a keystone species—their skills as foresters and engineers create and maintain ponds and wetlands that increase biodiversity, purify water, and prevent large-scale flooding. Biologists have long studied their daily and seasonal routines, family structures, and dispersal patterns. As human
The Eurasian Beaver Handbook
Language: en
Pages: 214
Authors: Roisin Campbell-Palmer, Derek Gow, Gerhard Schwab, Duncan Halley, John Gurnell, Simon Girling, Skip Lisle, Ruairidh Campbell, Helen Dickinson, Simon Jones, Howard Parker, Frank Rosell
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-15 - Publisher: Pelagic Publishing Ltd

Beavers are widely recognised as a keystone species which play a pivotal role in riparian ecology. Their tree felling and dam building behaviours coupled with a suite of other activities create a wealth of living opportunities that are exploited by a range of other species. Numerous scientific studies demonstrate that
Wild Mammals of North America
Language: en
Pages: 1216
Authors: George A. Feldhamer, Bruce C. Thompson, Joseph A. Chapman
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-11-19 - Publisher: JHU Press

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Greening Europe
Language: en
Pages: 481
Authors: Anna-Katharina Wöbse, Patrick Kupper
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-12-20 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

Today, the European environmental regime seems omnipresent. A rare beetle can stop a building project, the local water authorities have to make sure that the European Eel can reach his home waters after having travelled the Atlantic, European standards for air quality cause trouble for the German diesel-driven car industry,