Table of contents for Experimental approaches to conservation biology / edited by Malcolm S. Gordon and Soraya M. Bartol.

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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
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