Ghost Bears: Exploring the Biodiversity Crisis

Ghost Bears: Exploring the Biodiversity Crisis

by R. Edward Grumbine
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1559631511

ISBN-13: 9781559631518

Pub. Date: 08/28/1993

Publisher: Island Press

In Ghost Bears, R. Edward Grumbine looks at the implications of the widespread loss of biological diversity, and explains why our species-centered approach to environmental protection will ultimately fail. Using the fate of the endangered grizzly bear — the "ghost bear" — to explore the causes and effects of species loss and habitat destruction,

Overview

In Ghost Bears, R. Edward Grumbine looks at the implications of the widespread loss of biological diversity, and explains why our species-centered approach to environmental protection will ultimately fail. Using the fate of the endangered grizzly bear — the "ghost bear" — to explore the causes and effects of species loss and habitat destruction, Grumbine presents a clear and inviting introduction to the biodiversity crisis and to the new science of conservation biology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559631518
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
08/28/1993
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
314
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

About Island Press,
Title Page,
Copyright Page,
Dedication,
FOREWORD,
PREFACE,
CHAPTER ONE - BOUNDARY MARKING: AN INTRODUCTION,
CHAPTER TWO - THE BIOLOGY OF THINKING LIKE A MOUNTAIN,
CHAPTER THREE - GHOST BEARS,
CHAPTER FOUR - LAWS ON THE LAND,
CHAPTER FIVE - THE LANDSCAPE OF MANAGEMENT,
CHAPTER SIX - ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT FOR NATIVE DIVERSITY,
CHAPTER SEVEN - RESOURCES, ECOSYSTEMS, PLACE,
NOTES,
GLOSSARY,
INDEX,
ABOUT THE AUTHOR,
ALSO AVAILABLE FROM ISLAND PRESS,
ISLAND PRESS BOARD OF DIRECTORS,

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