Bioregional Planning: Resource Management Beyond the New Millennium

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Psychology Press, 2000 - Business & Economics - 162 pages
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Presenting a pragmatic mixture of science, landscape ecology, ecosystem management, sociology, policy development and methods for transforming social and institutional cultures. Bioregional Planning: Resource Management Beyond the New Millennium is a timely and practical guide for the analysis, planning and development of bioregional projects for a sustainable future. Significantly, this book presents the strategic actions necessary to plan for, manage and adapt to Ecologically Sustainable Development with a view beyond the new millennium and towards the next.
Postgraduates, researchers and policy makers in natural resources management, land planning, sustainable agriculture, rural sciences, ecosystem management and conservation biology will find this book captures the essence of bioregional planning succinctly and makes a compelling argument for why it is a key mechanism in the development of effective governance institutions.
 

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Contents

The Global Biosphere and Continental Ecoregions
13
Bioregions as Biocultural Landscapes
33
Bioregional Solutions
45
The Role of Government Private Individuals
59
Effecting Integration Coordination and Cooperation
71
Coastal and Marine Bioregions
89
Bioregional Networks of Protected Areas
101
Ecosystem Management Within and Across Bioregions
117
Implementing a Bioregional Framework
125
Sustainable Futures
135
References
145
Index
159
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Dr. David J. Brunckhorst is a Senior Lecturer in Ecosystem Management and Director of the UNESCO Institute for Bioregional Resource Management at the University of New England, Armidale, Australia.

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