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By Christian C. Voigt, Tigga Kingston

This ebook specializes in critical issues on the topic of the conservation of bats. It info their reaction to land-use swap and administration practices, intensified urbanization and roost disturbance and loss. expanding interactions among people and bats due to searching, affliction relationships, career of human dwellings, and clash over fruit vegetation are explored extensive. ultimately, individuals spotlight the jobs that taxonomy, conservation networks and conservation psychology need to play in preserving this imperilled yet very important taxon.

With over 1300 species, bats are the second one biggest order of mammals, but because the Anthropocene dawns, bat populations all over the world are in decline. larger figuring out of the anthropogenic drivers of this decline and exploration of attainable mitigation measures are urgently wanted if we're to keep international bat range within the coming many years. This ebook brings jointly groups of foreign specialists to supply a world overview of present knowing and suggest instructions for destiny study and mitigation.

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