Bioregional Planning: Resource Management beyond the New Millennium / Edition 1

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Overview

Presenting a pragmatic mixture of science, landscape ecology, ecosystem management, sociology, policy development and methods for transforming social and institutional cultures. Bioregional Planning: Resource Management Beyond the New Millennium is a timely and practical guide for the analysis, planning and development of bioregional projects for a sustainable future. Significantly, this book presents the strategic actions necessary to plan for, manage and adapt to Ecologically Sustainable Development with a view beyond the new millennium and towards the next.
Postgraduates, researchers and policy makers in natural resources management, land planning, sustainable agriculture, rural sciences, ecosystem management and conservation biology will find this book captures the essence of bioregional planning succinctly and makes a compelling argument for why it is a key mechanism in the development of effective governance institutions.

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Editorial Reviews

M.A. Shannon
This book is likely to become a centrepiece in the movement around the world toward thinking and acting within a bioregion.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789058230461
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/1/2000
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 200
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: A Sustainable Future Beyond the New Millennium?
PART I: Scales of Integration: Biosphere to Bioregions
The Global Biosphere and Continental Ecoregions
Bioregions as Biocultural Landscapes
PART II: Social and Institutional Adaptation
Institutional Impediments: Bioregional Solutions
The Role of Government, Private Individuals and the Private Sector
PART III: Effecting Integration, Coordination and Cooperation
Biosphere Reserve Case Studies of Bioregional Management
Coastal and Marine Bioregions
PART IV: Bioregional Planning and Management
Bioregional Networks of Protected Areas
Ecosystem Management Within and Across Bioregions
Implementing a Bioregional Framework
Sustainable Futures
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