Insect conservation biology: What can we learn from ornithology and birding?

David Pearson, Fabio Cassola

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In a search for patterns within the history of scientific studies, historians have analysed several fields from physics (Nye 1996), astronomy, and computer software (Leadbeater and Miller 2004) to biology (Killingsworth and Palmer 1992; Pearson and Cassola 2007). Are there steps common to all scientific endeavour? What recognisable patterns of change take place and what are the significant factors causing the changes? How can they best be compared?

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInsect Conservation
Subtitle of host publicationPast, Present and Prospects
PublisherSpringer Netherlands
Number of pages23
ISBN (Electronic)9789400729636
ISBN (Print)9400729626, 9789400729629
StatePublished - Oct 1 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences
  • General Environmental Science


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