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By Lynn V. Dicks,David A. Showler,William J. Sutherland

This e-book brings jointly clinical proof and adventure proper to the sensible conservation of untamed bees. The authors labored with a world workforce of bee specialists and conservationists to strengthen an international record of interventions that can profit wild bees. they vary from retaining usual habitat to controlling ailment in advertisement bumblebee colonies.

For every one intervention, the booklet summarises stories captured via the Conservation facts undertaking, the place that intervention has been proven and its results on bees quantified. the result's a radical advisor to what's identified, or now not recognized, concerning the effectiveness of bee conservation activities through the world.

Bee Conservation is the 1st in a chain of synopses that may disguise varied species teams and habitats, progressively development right into a finished precis of facts at the results of conservation interventions for all biodiversity through the world.

By making facts available during this method, we are hoping to allow a transformation within the perform of conservation, so it may well develop into extra evidence-based. We additionally goal to spotlight the place there are gaps in knowledge.

Evidence from all over the global is incorporated. If there seems to be a bias in the direction of facts from northern eu or North American temperate environments, this displays a present bias within the released examine that's to be had to us.Conservation interventions are grouped essentially based on the appropriate direct threats, as outlined within the overseas Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)’s Unified category of Direct Threats (

About the author(s)
Lynn Dicks is a study affiliate within the division of Zoology, collage of Cambridge.

David Showler is a learn affiliate within the college of organic Sciences, collage of East Anglia and the dept of Zoology, college of Cambridge.

William Sutherland is the Miriam Rothschild Professor of Conservation Biology on the college of Cambridge.

Readership level
This booklet is written for those who need to make judgements approximately how most sensible to help or preserve biodiversity. you are a land supervisor, a conservationist within the public or inner most quarter, a farmer, a campaigner, an consultant or advisor, a policymaker, a researcher or a person taking motion to guard your personal neighborhood wildlife.

Our synopses summarise medical facts suitable on your conservation ambitions and the activities you may take to accomplish them. we don't objective to make your judgements for you, yet to help your decision-making via telling you what proof there's (or isn’t) concerning the results that your deliberate activities can have.

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