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In our own hands : a strategy for conserving California's biological diversity

Author: Deborah B Jensen; Margaret S Torn; John Harte
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A critical analysis of California's biological diversity, which explores each of the state's habitats, from wetlands to deserts, and offers solutions as to their preservation. The text also proposes  Read more...

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah B Jensen; Margaret S Torn; John Harte
ISBN: 0520080157 9780520080157 0520080165 9780520080164
OCLC Number: 27428855
Description: xviii, 302 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface / Dan McCorquodale --
1. Biodiversity Basics --
What Is Biodiversity and Why Should We Care about It? --
The Need for Action --
2. How Biodiversity Is Lost --
Lessons from California's Recent Past --
How Is Biodiversity Lost? --
Lessons from Conservation Biology --
Why Is Conservation Difficult? --
3. The Status of Biological Diversity in California Today --
Genetic Diversity --
Species Diversity --
Terrestrial Ecosystem Diversity --
Aquatic Ecosystem Diversity --
What Do These Trends Portend for the Future? --
4. Threats to Biodiversity in California --
Land Use and Habitat Conversion --
Water Use and Water Developments --
Commodity Use of Natural Resources --
Pollution --
Global Atmospheric Change --
5. Barriers to Biodiversity Conservation in California --
Limits to the Protection Parks Can Provide --
Cumulative Effects of Incremental Losses and Multiple Threats --
Gaps in Mandate --
Gaps in Enforcement and Implementation --
Conflicts between State and Federal Interests --
Development versus conservation : Local Land Use Conflicts --
Conflicts between Economic Valuation and Irreplaceable Resources --
Knowledge Gaps --
Gaps in Education. 6. Recommendations: A Strategy for Conservation --
Mandate that the Protection of Biodiversity is State Policy --
Establish the California Habitat Protection Act --
Establish the California Biodiversity Conservation Board --
Establish the California Biodiversity Research Institute --
Ensure Implementaiton and Enforcement of Existing Laws --
Acquire and Protect Significant Natural Areas --
Reduce Environmental Illiteracy --
Broaden Representation on State Policy-Making Bodies --
Close the Loopholes in the California Endangered Species Act --
Protect Biodiversity in the Face of Global Atmospheric Change --
7. Epilogue: Policy Trends --
Biodiversity Mandate --
Habitat Conservation --
Is Sustainable Management an Option? --
Private and Public Resources Use--Who Decides? --
Negotiated Solutions Achieving New Favor --
Cautious Optimism for the Future.
Responsibility: Deborah B. Jensen, Margaret S. Torn, John Harte.
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