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Rewilding North America : a vision for conservation in the 21st century  Cover Image Book Book

Rewilding North America : a vision for conservation in the 21st century / Dave Foreman.


Annotation Dave Foreman takes on arguably the biggest ecological threat of our time - the global extinction crisis. He not only explains the problem in clear and powerful terms, but also offers a bold, hopeful, scientifically credible, and practically achievable solution.

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  • ISBN: 1559630604
  • ISBN: 9781559630603
  • ISBN: 1559630612
  • ISBN: 9781559630610
  • Physical Description: xiv, 297 pages : maps ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Washington : Island Press, ©2004.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-280) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Bad news -- The extinction crisis -- The pleistocene-holocene event: forty thousand years of extinction -- The first wave -- The second and third waves -- Ecological wounds of North America : direct killing and habitat loss -- Ecological wounds of North America : fragmentation, loss of ecological processes, exotic species, pollution, and climate change -- Good news -- Conservation biology -- Rewilding North America -- Selecting and designing protected areas: the early days -- Selecting and designing protected areas: the past two decades -- The importance of wilderness areas -- Taking action -- Putting the pieces together: building a North American Wildlands network -- An ecological approach to wilderness area selection and design -- Land management reforms for implementing the North American Wildlands network -- Hope for the future.
Subject: Wilderness areas > North America.
Biodiversity conservation > North America.
Extinction (Biology) > North America.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


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Kirtland Community College Library QH 77 .N56 F67 2004 30775305506421 General Collection Available -

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