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Conservation catalysts : the academy as nature's agent

Author: James N Levitt
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This multi-author volume explores large-landscape conservation projects catalyzed by colleges, universities, independent field stations, and research organizations around the world. These initiatives are grand-scale, cross-boundary, cross-sectoral, and cross-disciplinary efforts to protect working and wild landscapes and waterscapes in Australia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Honduras, Kenya, Tanzania, Trinidad et  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James N Levitt
ISBN: 9781558443013 1558443010
OCLC Number: 904464440
Notes: The wildlands and woodlands initiative / David Foster -- The University of Montana-Missoula : a campus with an ecoystem / Gary Tabor, Matthew McKinney, and Perry Brown -- Research networks and large-landscape conservation and restoration : the case of the Colorado River delta / Karl Flessa -- Conservation at the landscape scale -- Saving the Florida scrub : science and serendipity / Hilary Swain, Archbold Research Station, and Patricia Martin -- The Canadian BEACONS project and boreal forest conservation / Fiona Schmiegelow -- Working landscapes and the Western Hemisphere Jaguar Network / Joe Figel -- Philander Chase Corporation / Douglas Givens -- The quiet corner initiative at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental studies / Mary Tyrrell, Matthew Fried, Mark Ashton, and Richard Campbell -- Alternative futures modeling in Maine's Penobscot River Watershed : forging a regional identity for river restoration / Robert J. Lilieholm, Christopher S. Cronan, Michelle L. Johnson, Spencer R. Meyer, and Dave Owen -- Landscape-scale conservation on the Serengeti / Robin Reid -- Conservation law initiatives in the West / Fred Cheever and Nancy McLaughlin -- The creation of coastal zone management in Victoria, Australia / Geoff Wescott -- Karukinka and the emerging private land conservation movement in Chile / Guillermo Donoso -- A proposal for conservation easements in Trinidad and Tobago / Karena Mahung -- Appendices: catalyzing conservation through the humanities -- A. Poetry and place : a presentation / Caroline Harvey -- B. Film transcript : Colorado College's large landscape conservation strategy to save the Colorado River Basin / Alex Suber -- The drowning fish : large landscapes and the burden of significance / Blair Braverman.
Description: XXI, 350 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten
Responsibility: ed. by James N. Levitt ; with a foreword by Stephen Woodley.

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"This multi-author volume explores large-landscape conservation projects catalyzed by colleges, universities, independent field stations, and research organizations around the world. These initiatives are grand-scale, cross-boundary, cross-sectoral, and cross-disciplinary efforts to protect working and wild landscapes and waterscapes in Australia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Honduras, Kenya, Tanzania, Trinidad et Tobago, and the United States"-

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