The Endangered Species Act at Thirty: Vol. 2 : Conserving Biodiversity in Human-Dominated Landscapes
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 - A wilderness, in contrast with those areas where man and his own works dominate the landscape, is hereby recognized as an area where the earth and its community .of life are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does hot remain.
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.