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Foundations of environmental sustainability : the coevolution of science and policy

Author: Larry L Rockwood; Ronald E Stewart; Thomas Dietz
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry L Rockwood; Ronald E Stewart; Thomas Dietz
ISBN: 9780195309454 0195309456
OCLC Number: 920158947
Description: XIX, 456 p. : mapa ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. The Environmental Movement in the United States ; 2. International Environmental Policy: Some Recollections and Reflections ; 3. The Global 2000 Report and Its Aftermath ; 4. Sustainable Conservation: Can It Be Done? ; 5. Conservation of Sensitve Biodiversity Areas ; 6. Protected Areas: Science, Policy and Management to Meet the Challenges of Global Change in the 21st century ; 7. Ecological and Intellectual Baselines: Saving Lions, Tigers and Rhinos in Asia ; 8. Observations on Trends and Issues in Global Conservation ; 9. Half Century of American Range Ecology and Management: A Retrospective, ; 10. Policy Failures in African Rangeland Development ; 11. The Role of Science and Scientists in Changing Forest Service Management Relative to Sustainability ; 12. Sustainable Use of Marine Living Resources: Notion or Myth? ; 13. Marine Mammal Conservation ; 14. Marine Wildlife Policy: Underlying Ideologies ; 15. Overcoming Barriers to Interdisciplinary Approaches to Sustainable Development, Leif E. Christoffersen ; 16. The Global Challenge of Sustainable Development ; 17. Biodiversity Conservation in the Real World: Incentives Disincentives and Disconnects ; 18. Resource Wars: Nation and State Conflicts of the Twentieth Century ; 19. Conservation and Development: The Nam Theun 2 Dam Project in Laos ; 20. A Biocultural Basis for an Ethic toward the Natural Environment ; 21. International Environmental Legal Instruments ; 22. The Evolution of Sustainability in Forest Management Policy ; 23. The Future of Ecology and the Ecology of the Future ; 24. A New Environmentalism: Conservation and the Core of Governmental Purpose ; 25. Climate Change and Prospects for Sustainability
Responsibility: edited by Larry L. Rockwood, Ronald E. Stewart, Thomas Dietz.

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