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As a workbook accompanying the text, this volume breaks new ground in applying the principles of ecological economics in a problem- or service-based learning setting. Both the textbook and this workbook are situated within a new interdisciplinary framework that embraces the linkages among economic growth, environmental degradation, and social inequity in an effort to guide policy in a way that respects fundamental human values. The workbook takes the approach a step further in placing ecological economic analysis within a systems perspective, in order to help students identify leverage points by which they can help to affect change. The workbook helps students to develop a practical, operational understanding of the principles and concepts explored in the text through real-world activities, and describes numerous case studies in which students have successfully completed projects.
Ecological Economics: A Workbook for Problem-Based Learning represents an important new resource for undergraduate and graduate environmental studies courses focusing on economics, environmental policy, and environmental problem-solving.
|1||Invasive alien species : the nature of the problem||1|
|2||The economics of biological invasions||16|
|3||Vector science and integrated vector management in bioinvasion ecology : conceptual frameworks||36|
|4||The ISSG global invasive species database and other aspects of an early warning system||59|
|5||Characterizing ecological risks of introductions and invasions||84|
|6||Ecology of invasive plants : state of the art||104|
|7||Facilitation and synergistic interactions between introduced aquatic species||162|
|8||Assessing biotic invasions in time and space : the second imperative||179|
|9||Best practices for the prevention and management of invasive alien species||209|
|10||Legal and institutional frameworks for invasive alien species||233|
|11||Human dimensions of invasive alien species||285|
|12||Invasive species in a changing world : the interactions between global change and invasives||310|
|13||A global strategy on invasive alien species : synthesis and ten strategic elements||332|