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Policy Failures in African Rangeland Development

Walter J. Lusigi

in Foundations of Environmental Sustainability: The Coevolution of Science and Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195309454
eISBN:
9780199871261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309454.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses seven key policy failures that have contributed to deterioration of rangelands in English-speaking East Africa. These are (1) land tenure policy issues, (2) anti-pastoral ... More


The Role of Science and Scientists in Changing Forest Service Management Relative to Sustainability

Jack Ward Thomas and James A. Burchfield

in Foundations of Environmental Sustainability: The Coevolution of Science and Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195309454
eISBN:
9780199871261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309454.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses the development of the concept of sustainability as applied to the management of the national forests in the United States. It traces the development and application of ... More


Coyotes: Coyotes in Yellowstone National Park: the influence of dominance on foraging, territoriality, and fitness

Eric M. Gese

in The Biology and Conservation of Wild Canids

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198515562
eISBN:
9780191705632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515562.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The coyote population at Yellowstone National Park (YNP), Wyoming, has not been subject to human persecution for several decades allowing for direct observation of their behaviour, interactions among ... More


The Army and the Desert Tortoise: Can Science Inform Policy Decisions?

James R. Spotila and Harold W Avery

in Experimental Approaches to Conservation Biology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240247
eISBN:
9780520930636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240247.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter focuses on the controversy over the U.S. Army's proposed expansion of the National Training Center (NTC) at Fort Irwin in the Mojave Desert of California and the protection of the desert ... More


Living in the Greater Serengeti Ecosystem: Human-Wildlife Conflict and Coexistence

Katie Hampson, J. Terrence McCabe, Anna B. Estes, Joseph O. Ogutu, Dennis Rentsch, Meggan E. Craft, Cuthbert B. Hemed, Eblate Ernest, Richard Hoare, Bernard Kissui, Lucas Malugu, Emmanuel Masenga, and Sarah Cleaveland

in Serengeti IV: Sustaining biodiversity in a coupled human-natural system

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226195834
eISBN:
9780226196336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226196336.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

For communities living around the Serengeti, wildlife is often regarded as a burden causing significant losses of crops and livestock at the household level, large opportunity costs of lost grazing ... More


Conservation in a Human-Dominated World

Anthony R. E. Sinclair and Andy Dobson

in Serengeti IV: Sustaining biodiversity in a coupled human-natural system

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226195834
eISBN:
9780226196336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226196336.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter introduces the Serengeti National Park, its global significance as a biodiversity site, a Protected Area that retains an almost complete biota, and its importance to the Tanzanian ... More


Stewardship Contracting in the Siuslaw National Forest

Shiloh Sundstrom and Johnny Sundstrom

in Stitching the West Back Together: Conservation of Working Landscapes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226165684
eISBN:
9780226165851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165851.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

In the 1990s, environmental concerns and a declining timber market expanded the focus of the U.S. Forest Service from timber harvesting to include restoration, species protection, and recreation. To ... More


Collaborative Grizzly Bear Management in Banff National Park: Learning from a Prototype

J. Daniel Oppenheimer and Lauren Richie

in Large Carnivore Conservation: Integrating Science and Policy in the North American West

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226107400
eISBN:
9780226107547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107547.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter provides a case study of the Grizzly Bear Dialogue Group, a prototype for stakeholder engagement designed both to resolve conflict and to carry out joint decision making surrounding the ... More


Bunkers, Bats, and Base Closures

David G. Havlick

in Bombs Away: Militarization, Conservation, and Ecological Restoration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226547541
eISBN:
9780226547688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226547688.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Since the 1980s, a series of military base closures in the United States has generated opportunities for new kinds of land use across vast areas of land. Many of these sites are now managed as ... More


Sanctuaries Inviolate

David G. Havlick

in Bombs Away: Militarization, Conservation, and Ecological Restoration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226547541
eISBN:
9780226547688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226547688.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

One way to understand military-to-wildlife transitions is through the framework of Risk Society offered by sociologist Ulrich Beck. Beck outlines the risks assumed by aging industrial societies and ... More


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