Developing the Science of Reintroduction Biology

  title={Developing the Science of Reintroduction Biology},
  author={Philip J. Seddon and Doug P. Armstrong and Richard F. Maloney},
  journal={Conservation Biology},
Abstract:  With recent increases in the numbers of species reintroduction projects and reintroduction‐related publications, there is now a recognizable field of reintroduction biology. Nevertheless, research thus far has been fragmented and ad hoc, rather than an organized attempt to gain reliable knowledge to improve reintroduction success. We reviewed 454 recent (1990–2005) peer‐reviewed papers dealing with wildlife reintroductions from 101 journals. Most research has been retrospective… 

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