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Win-win ecology : how the earth's species can survive in the midst of human enterprise

Author: Michael L Rosenzweig
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
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"In this book, ecologist Michael Rosenzweig finds that ecological science actually rejects such polarization. Instead it suggests that, to be successful, conservation must discover how we can blend a rich natural world into the world of economic activity. This revolutionary common ground between development and conservation is called reconciliation ecology: creating and maintaining species-friendly habitats in the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael L Rosenzweig
ISBN: 0195156048 9780195156041
OCLC Number: 50252027
Description: 211 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Reconciliation ecology. --
Landscape architecture for the third millennium. --
Prometheus in the pinelands. --
Making money. --
Hidden costs. --
Interlude: A personal witness. --
Hard-core reconciliation. --
Happy accidents. --
The tyranny of space. --
Falling down the time shaft: the case of the incredible shrinking planet. --
Fighting for crumbs: the traditional forms of biological conservation. --
Extinction happens. --
Clearing hurdles.
Responsibility: Michael L. Rosenzweig.
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Must the human and natural worlds be adversaries? This book, by an ecologist, finds that ecological science actually rejects such polarization. It shows that reconciliation ecology is the missing  Read more...

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This book seeks common ground between responsible forces for development, and conservationists, and gives a number of inspiring and empowering examples of what good ends can and have been achieved. Read more...

 
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