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Beyond conservation : a wildland strategy

Author: Peter Taylor
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2005.
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"After decades of operating off-the-back-foot and protecting and conserving nature perceived as under threat, conservationists are becoming proactive and creative in the face of habitat loss, agricultural intensification and climate change. Beyond Conservation offers a revolutionary agenda for both managing existing wildlands in Britain and for expanding and connecting such lands. Central to this strategy is the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Taylor, Peter, 1948-
Beyond conservation.
London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2005
(OCoLC)742307769
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Taylor
ISBN: 1844071987 9781844071982 1844071979 9781844071975
OCLC Number: 57749918
Description: xviii, 278 pages : illustrations, maps (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Contents: The wild side of natural --
Coed Aryri --
Caledon --
Dartmoor --
The potential for networks and corridors --
Restoring ecological processes; regeneration of the core vegetation --
Restoring ecological processes: the herbivore guild --
Restoring ecological processes: bringing back the carnivores --
The healing forest --
The land in-between: wilding agriculture --
Targeted habitat creation --
Stepping stones to a wilder policy --
Straight to the heart: a wildland strategy.
Responsibility: Peter Taylor.
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'Peter Taylor builds bridges between ecology, countryside policy and spirituality .... This book is novel in its breadth, and offers a sharp challenge to conventional thinking in conservation.' Bill Read more...

 
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