Experiments in Consilience: Integrating Scientific & Social Responses to Biodiversity & Conservation Challenges / Edition 2

Experiments in Consilience: Integrating Scientific & Social Responses to Biodiversity & Conservation Challenges / Edition 2

by Frances Westley
     
 

Researchers and practitioners from both kingdoms of science, and from the environmental science contested territory between them, tell both of the experiment they conducted as members of a research network to conserve the planet's endangered species, and of the new form of organizing for effective risk assessment, recommendation, and action that emerged from it.… See more details below

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Researchers and practitioners from both kingdoms of science, and from the environmental science contested territory between them, tell both of the experiment they conducted as members of a research network to conserve the planet's endangered species, and of the new form of organizing for effective risk assessment, recommendation, and action that emerged from it. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559639934
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
10/28/2003
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents


List of Acronyms
Preface
 
PART I. Introduction
Chapter 1. The Story of an Experiment: Integrating Social and Scientific Responses to Facilitate Conservation Action
 
PART II. Design for Consilience
Chapter 2. The Art of Walking through Walls: Strategy and Structure in the Conservation Breeding Specialist Group
Chapter 3. Integrating the Human Dimension into Endangered Species Risk Assessment
Chapter 4. Getting the Right Science and Getting the Science Right: Process Design and Facilitation in PHVA Workshops
Chapter 5. Logic Models for Building Knowledge and Networks: Early Evaluations of the PHVA Approach
 
PART III. The Workshops
Chapter 6. Guns, Germs, and Refugees: The Mountain Gorilla PHVA in Uganda
Chapter 7. Linking Monkeys, Biologists, and Palmito: The Muriqui PHVA in Brazil
Chapter 8. Building the Back Loop: Community Decision Making and the Peary and Arctic Islands Caribou PHVA in Northern Canada
Chapter 9. Incorporating Local Knowledge: Landowners and Tree Kangaroos in Papua New Guinea
Chapter 10. Uneasy Guests: The Grizzly Bear PHVA in the Central Canadian Rockies
Chapter 11. A Special Concern: The Wolves of Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario
 
PART IV. Understanding and Integrating the Dynamics Of Human Systems
Chapter 12. Governance for Conservation
Chapter 13. Human Population Dynamics and Integrative Action
Chapter 14. Incorporating Community Population Appraisals in PHVA Workshops: The Early Experience
Chapter 15. Caveat on Consilience: Barriers and Bridges for Traditional Knowledge and Conservation Science
Chapter 16. Strangers at the Party: An Industry Strategy Perspective on PHVAs
 
PART V. Reflections on Consilience
Chapter 17. On Building Bridges between Specializations
Chapter 18. Metamodels as a Tool for Risk Assessment
Chapter 19. Far from Land: Further Explorations in Consilience
 
References
Index

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