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Farming and the fate of wild nature : essays in conservation-based agriculture

Author: Dan Imhoff; Jo Ann Baumgartner; Wild Farm Alliance.
Publisher: Healdsburg, Calif. : Watershed Media, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Farming and the Fate of Wild Nature addresses an urgent and complex issue facing communities throughout the world: the need for heightened land stewardship and conservation in an era of diminishing natural resources. This book takes up where its predecessor, the award-winning Farming with the Wild left off. Featuring a wide-range of in-depth essays, articles, and other materials by authors such as Wendell Berry,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Imhoff; Jo Ann Baumgartner; Wild Farm Alliance.
ISBN: 9780970950031 0970950039
OCLC Number: 76941871
Notes: "Produced by the Wild Farm Alliance"--Title page verso.
Description: viii, 252 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Section 1 : Agriculture & conservation --
Conservationist and agrarian / Wendell Berry --
Tame and wild / Fred Kirschenmann & David Gould --
The oil we eat / Richard Manning --
A forest's last stand / Barbara Kingsolver --
The farmer as conservationist? / Laura L. Jackson --
Section 2 : Core issues --
Salmon stakes / Ted Williams --
When the epidemic hit the king of clones / Gary Paul Nabban & Ana Guadalupe Valenzuela-Zapata --
Wild work crew / Scott McMillion --
A grassland manifesto / Becky Weed --
Living with wolves / Luba Vangelova --
A plea for bees / Daniel Imhoff --
Making organic wild / Jo Ann Baumgartner. Section 3 : Biodiversity challenge --
A biotic view of land / Aldo Leopold --
Nature's crisis / Dave Foreman --
Context matters / Reed Noss --
Keeping track / Rick Bass --
The role of top carnivores / John Terborgh, James Estes, Paul Paquet, Katherine Ralls, Diane Boyd-Heger, Brian Miller, and Reed Noss --
Rebuilding after collapse / John Davis --
Section 4 : Society & culture --
The way we live now / Michael Pollan --
Can organic feed us all? / Brian Halweil --
Evolution of an ecolabel / Dan Kent --
Will agricultural economics change in time? / Dan Barber --
A taste for conservation / Jennifer Bogo, Angie Jabine, Gretel Schueller, David Seideman --
Contributors --
Selected resources --
Index --
Illustration credits.
Responsibility: edited by Daniel Imhoff and Jo Ann Baumgartner.

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Addresses a complex issue facing communities and cultures throughout the world: the need for heightened land stewardship and conservation in an era of diminishing natural resources.  Read more...

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