Biodiversity Conservation in Canada:
From Theory to Practice

Book cover


This website serves as a companion to the book Biodiversity Conservation in Canada: From Theory to Practice. A detailed description of the book can be found in the Book Overview section. The Resources section includes all of the figures and references used in the book.

The new digital edition of the book presents a fully revised version of the original print book. Factual information that has changed since the original publication, including graphs and tables, has been updated with the most recent data available as of 2023. The text has also been revised and a new section, on citizen science, has been added.

The digital version of the book is published as an Open Textbook, under a Creative Commons 4.0 licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Readers can access the book free of charge through the Open Education Alberta program hosted by the University of Alberta library. In addition, educators and others are welcome to use the illustrations, tables, and text to support their work in whichever manner they please. You can view the online book here.

The original print book is still available for purchase at Amazon Canada.


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