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The Endangered Species ACT at Thirty: Conserving Biodiversity in Human-Dominated Landscapes Volume 2by J. Michael Scott
Synopses & Reviews
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?
About the Author
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 Science and Management, University of California, Santa Barbara.
Table of Contents
PART I. What Have We Protected?
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. By the Numbers
Chapter 3. Marine Species
Chapter 4. The Class of '67
Chapter 5. The Listing Record
Chapter 6. Congressional Politics
PART II. Achieving On-the-Ground Conservation
Chapter 7. Critical Habitat and Recovery
Chapter 8. The National Wildlife Refuge System
Chapter 9. Managing the Working Landscape
Chapter 10. The Dynamic Urban Landscape
Chapter 11. A Reality Check from Florida
Chapter 12. State Wildlife Diversity Programs
Chapter 13. County Conservation Planning
Chapter 14. Indian Tribes
Chapter 15. Nongovernmental Organizations
PART III. Prospects
Chapter 16. Lessons Learned
Chapter 17. Collaborative Decision Making
Chapter 18. Keys to Effective Conservation
Chapter 19. Hands-on Restoration
Chapter 20. Incentive Mechanisms
Chapter 21. Beyond Set-Asides
Chapter 22. Second-Generation Approaches
Chapter 23. Proactive Habitat Conservation
Chapter 24. Renewing the Conservation Commitment
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