The Endangered Species Act at Thirty: Vol. 2 : Conserving Biodiversity in Human-Dominated Landscapes

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Island Press, Jun 21, 2006 - Nature - 376 pages
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A companion volume to The Endangered Species Act at Thirty: Renewing the Conservation Promise, this book examines the key policy tools available for protecting biodiversity in the United States by revisiting some basic questions in conservation: What are we trying to protect and why? What are the limits of species-based conservation? Can we develop new conservation strategies that are more ecologically and economically viable than past approaches?
 

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Page 15 - Our conservation must be not just the classic conservation of protection and development, but a creative conservation of restoration and innovation.
Page 9 - In the administration of the forest reserves it must be clearly borne in mind that all land is to be devoted to its most productive use for the permanent good of the whole people, and not for the temporary benefit of individuals or companies.
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About the author (2006)


J. Michael Scott is Professor, Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, University of Idaho, and Leader of the Idaho Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey.

Dale D. Goble is Margaret Wilson Schimke Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Idaho College of Law, Moscow, Idaho.

Frank Davis is Professor of Environmental Science and Management, Donald Bren School of Environmental Scienceand Management, University of California, Santa Barbara.


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