Biodiversity, Conservation and Environmental Management in the Great Lakes Basin

Biodiversity, Conservation and Environmental Management in the Great Lakes Basin

by Eric Freedman, Mark Neuzil

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ISBN-13: 9781351977043
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/13/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 236
File size: 7 MB

About the Author

Eric Freedman is Knight Chair, Director of the Knight Center for Environmental Journalism, and Professor of Journalism at Michigan State University, USA. He also won a Pulitzer Prize in Journalism.

Mark Neuzil is Professor of Communication and Journalism at University of St Thomas, Minnesota, USA.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Examining the terrain

Eric Freedman & Mark Neuzil

Part I: Habitat, conservation, and restoration

2. The dam dilemma for fisheries management in the Great Lakes

Daniel B. Hayes, Robert McLaughlin, Brian Roth & Lisa Peterson

3. Irrigation in the Great Lakes Basin: prospects and conflicts

B. Timothy Heinmiller

4. Artificial reefs and reef restoration in the Laurentian Great Lakes

Edward F. Roseman, Jeremy Pritt & Matthew McLean

Part II: Extinction & survival

5. Georgian Bay, Lake Huron: turtles and their wetland habitat in a changing landscape

Chantel Markle & Patricia Chow-Fraser

6. Framing extinction: Societal attitudes toward the passenger pigeon in editorials and opinion pieces

Bruno Takahashi, Ran Duan, Apoorva Joshi, Anthony Van Witsen & Eric Freedman

7. Recovering the ecology of fear: Cascading effects of gray wolf predation and competition in a Great Lakes Basin forest

David G. Flagel

8. Linear corridors and predator movement dynamics in the Great Lakes Basin

Victoria M. Donovan & Jesse N. Popp

Part III: Pollution, climate change, and invasive species

9. Toxicants in the Great Lakes: living with a toxic legacy while managing for chemicals of emerging concern

Dalma Martinovic-Weigelt, Heiko L. Schoenfuss & Jane R. Feely

10. Water quality in the Great Lakes: Interactions between nutrient pollution, invasive species, and climate change

Gaston E. Small

11. Emerald ash borer, black ash, and Native American basketmaking: Invasive insects, forest ecosystems and cultural practices

Therese M. Poland, Maria R. Emery, Tina Ciaramitaro, Ed Pigeon & Angie Pigeon

Part IV: Public Policy

12. Legislating the Great Lakes: socially constructing water through congressional discourse

Theresa R. Castor

13. Conservation authorities in Ontario: key players in the governance of invasive and endangered species

Andrea Olive

14. Citizen engagement, interpretation, and resource management in the Great Lakes Basin

Gail Vander Stoep

15. 7 Indigenous principles for successful cooperation in Great Lakes conservation initiatives

Kyle P. Whyte, Nicholas J. Reo, Deborah McGregor, M.A. (Peggy) Smith, James F. Jenkins & Kathleen A. Rubio

Part V: Conclusions

16. Through the crystal ball

Mark Neuzil & Eric Freedman

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