Saving a Place: Endangered Species in the 21st Century

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John Baden, Pete Geddes
Ashgate, Jan 1, 2000 - Business & Economics - 238 pages
It has become clear that the noble goals embodied in the Endangered Species Act are colliding with financial and social realities. Citizens increasingly face the cost of policies (for example gnat catchers in Southern California and grizzly bears in Idaho and Montana). In general, policies which fail to respect liberty and property meet serious resistence. While there is widespread verbal support for saving species at any cost, when trade-offs become obvious, the values compete, support for these policies evaporates.

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Contents

Science and Values in Species Protection
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Who Should Bear Natures Risk?
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The Efficient Focus
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