The Endangered Species Act at Thirty: Conserving Biodiversity in Human-Dominated Landscapes / Edition 2

The Endangered Species Act at Thirty: Conserving Biodiversity in Human-Dominated Landscapes / Edition 2

ISBN-10:
159726055X
ISBN-13:
9781597260558
Pub. Date:
06/29/2006
Publisher:
Island Press
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The Endangered Species Act at Thirty: Conserving Biodiversity in Human-Dominated Landscapes / Edition 2

A companion volume to The Endangered Species Act at Thirty: Renewing the Conservation Promise, published by Island Press in fall 2005, this new book examines the key policy tools available for protecting biodiversity in the United States by revisiting some basic questions in conservation: What are we trying to protect and why? What are the limits of species-based conservation? Can we develop new conservation strategies that are more ecologically and economically viable than past approaches?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781597260558
Publisher: Island Press
Publication date: 06/29/2006
Edition description: 1
Pages: 376
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

About Island Press,
Title Page,
Copyright Page,
Preface,
Part 1 - Conservation Goals,
1 - Introduction,
2 - Evolution of At-Risk Species Protection,
3 - Endangered Species Time Line,
4 - Explicit and Implicit Values,
5 - Toward a Policy-Relevant Definition of Biodiversity,
Part II - Conservation Science,
6 - Space, Time, and Conservation Biogeography,
7 - Preserving Nature,
8 - Preserving Ecosystem Services,
9 - Science and Controversy,
10 - Science and Implementation,
11 - Distinct Population Segments,
12 - Hybrids and Policy,
13 - Critical Habitat,
Part III - Conservation Policy and Management,
14 - Benefits and Costs,
15 - Economic Impacts,
16 - Land Use Planning,
17 - Arbitrage and Options,
18 - Conservation Banking,
19 - Working Seascapes,
20 - Agricultural and Urban Landscapes,
21 - Cities and Biodiversity,
22 - Conserving Biodiversity in Human-Dominated Landscapes,
Contributors,
Notes,
References,
Index,
Island Press Board of Directors,

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