Synopses & Reviews
A companion volume to The Endangered Species Act at Thirty: Renewing
the Conservation Promise, published by Island Press in fall 2005, this
new 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
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.