The moon in the nautilus shell : discordant harmonies reconsidered : from climate change to species extinction, how life persists in an ever-changing world : discordant harmonies reconsidered (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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The moon in the nautilus shell : discordant harmonies reconsidered : from climate change to species extinction, how life persists in an ever-changing world : discordant harmonies reconsidered

Author: Daniel B Botkin
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Argues that since natural ecological systems are constantly fluctuating, our plans, policies, and laws governing the environment must change to reflect this new understanding.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel B Botkin
ISBN: 9780199913916 0199913919
OCLC Number: 979666665
Notes: Originally published as: Discordant harmonies, 1990.
Description: xxii, 424 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction ; Preface to the 1990 edition ; Part I: The Current Dilemma ; Chapter 1: A View From a Marsh: Myths and Facts about Nature ; Chapter 2: Why the Elephants Died: Breakdown in the Management of Living resources ; Chapter 3: Moose In the Wilderness: The Instability of Populations ; Chapter 4: Oaks in New Jersey: Machine Age Forests ; Part II: Background to Crisis ; Chapter 5: Mountain Lions and Mule Deer: Nature as Divine Order ; Chapter 6: Earth as a Fellow Creature: Organic Views of Nature ; Chapter 7: In Mill Hollow: Nature as the Great Machine ; Part III: Evolving Images ; Chapter 8:The Forest in the Computer: New Metaphors for Nature ; Chapter 9: Within the Moose's Stomach: Nature as the Biosphere ; Part IV: Resolutions for Our Time ; Chapter 10: Fire In The Forest: Managing Living Resources ; Chapter 11: Salmon in Wild Rivers and Grizzlies in Yellowstone: Managing Wildlife and Conserving Endangered Species ; Chapter 12: Winds on Mauna Loa: How to Approach Managing the Biosphere ; Chapter 13 Life on a globally Warmed Planet ; Chapter 14: The Moon in the Nautilus Shell: Nature in the Twenty-First Century ; Postscript: A Guide to Action ; Notes ; Index
Responsibility: Daniel B. Botkin.

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2013 USA Best Book Awards Finalist"I can't think of another author who has had so great an impact on natural resource management as Daniel Botkin. His most recent book, The Moon in the Nautilus Read more...

 
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