This book describes the biodiversity and biogeography of nothern Mexico, documents the biological importance of regional ecosystems and the impacts of human land use on the conservation status of plants and wildlife. It should become the standard source document for the conservation status of species and ecosystems in this region, which is of unusual biological interest because of its high biodiversity and highly varied landscape and biological zonation.Until the early 1900s, black bears shared their range in eastern Sonora, Chihuahua, and parts of Durango and Coahuila with grizzly bears (Ursus arctos), now considered extirpated from Mexico (Brown 1985; Ceballos et al. 2002). How muchanbsp;...
|Title||:||Biodiversity, Ecosystems, and Conservation in Northern Mexico|
|Author||:||Department of Biology University of Mexico Jean-Luc E. Cartron Research Assistant Professor, Institute of Ecology National Autonomous University of New Mexico Gerardo Ceballos Investigator, Tucson Richard Stephen Felger Executive Director Drylands Institute|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 2005-07-30|