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Contents Preface 000 M.S. Gordon (Uc Los Angeles) List of Authors 000 Section 1. Introduction 000 M.S. Gordon and S.M. Bartol (UC Los Angeles) Section 2. Conservation of Endangered Species 000 2.1. Endangered species. overview 000 Gary Burness (Queens University, Canada) 2.2. Contributions of ex situ propagation and molecular genetics to conservation of Hawaiian tree snails 000 Michael G. Hadfield, Brenden S. Holland, and Kevin J. Olival (University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu) 2.3. Multiple causes for declining amphibian populations 000 Andrew R. Blaustein, Audrey C. Hatch, Lisa K. Belden (Oregon State University, Corvallis), and Joseph M. Kiesecker (Pennsylvania State University, University Park) 2.4. Energetics of leatherback sea turtles. Occam's razor and Morton's fork 000 David R. Jones, Amanda L. Southwood, and Russel D. Andrews (University of British Columbia, Vancouver) 2.5. Experimental strategies for the recovery of depleted populations of West Indian rock iguanas 000 Allison C. Alberts and John A. Phillips (Zoological Society of San Diego, San Diego) 2.6. Endocrinology and the conservation of New Zealand birds 000 J.F. Cockrem, D.C. Adams, E.J. Bennett, E.J. Candy, E.J. Hawke, S.J. Henare, and M.A. Potter (Massey University, New Zealand) 2.7. Conservation of Australian arid-zone marsupials. making use of knowledge of their energy and water requirements 000 Ian D. Hume, Lesley A. Gibson, and Steven J. Lapidge (University of Sydney, Australia) 2.8. The population decline of Steller sea lions. testing the nutritional stress hypothesis 000 Russel D. Andrews (University of British Columbia, Vancouver) Section 3. Control or Elimination of Exotic/Invasive Species 000 3.1. Exotic/invasive species. overview 000 Pamela J. Mueller (UC Los Angeles). 3.2. Tipping the balance in the restoration of native plants. experimental approaches to changing the exotic:native ratio in California grassland 000 Jeffrey D. Corbin, Carla M. D'Antonio, and Susan J. Bainbridge (UC Berkeley). 3.3. Using natural experiments in the study of alien tree invasions. opportunities and limitations 000 D.M. Richardson, M. Rouget, and M. Rejmanek (University of Cape Town, South Africa and UC Davis). 3.4. Biological control in support of conservation. friend or foe? 000 Mark S. Hoddle (UC Riverside). Section 4. Policy Related Matters 4.1. Policy related matters. overview 000 Anthony Steyermark (UC Los Angeles). 4.2. The Army and the desert tortoise. can science inform policy decisions? 000 James R. Spotila and Harold W. Avery (Drexel University, Philadelphia). 4.3. Integrating experimental research with the needs of natural resource and land managers; a case study from Australia and New Zealand 000 John C. Rodger (Marsupial CRC, Australia). 4.4. More meaningful wildlife research by prioritizing science, linking disciplines and building capacity 000 David E. Wildt (National Zoological Park, Virginia). 4.5. African national parks under challenge. novel approaches in South Africa may offer respite 000 Leo Braack (Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park, South Africa). Systematic Index 000 Subject Index 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Conservation biology