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The human foreground

Vernon Reynolds

in The Chimpanzees of the Budongo Forest: Ecology, Behaviour and Conservation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198515463
eISBN:
9780191705656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515463.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The local human population around Budongo is increasing rapidly. The natural doubling rate of the population is 25 years, added to which is the near-continuous immigration from people looking for ... More


The Conservation Fund’s Garcia River Forest, California

Chris Kelly

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/9780226165851.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The 24,000-acre Garcia River Forest, about 100 miles north of San Francisco, is a coastal redwood/Douglas fir forest owned by The Conservation Fund (TCF), a national nonprofit organization that ... More


Stitching the West Back Together: Conservation of Working Landscapes

Susan Charnley, Thomas E. Sheridan, and Gary P. Nabhan (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226165684
eISBN:
9780226165851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165851.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Contradictory land management policies dating to the mid-19th century resulted in today’s patchwork of public, private, and tribal land ownership and land use in the American West. Such boundaries ... More


Ranching and The “Death Tax”: A Matter of Conservation as Well as Equity

Thomas E. Sheridan, Andrew Reeves, and Susan Charnley

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/9780226165851.003.0022
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The estate tax, or “death tax,” is often attributed to the demise of large ranches and nonindustrial private forests under the premise that the taxes owed by those who inherit the property are ... More


Conclusions and Policy Implications

Thomas E. Sheridan, Gary P. Nabhan, and Susan Charnley

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/9780226165851.003.0025
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Several principles to guide successful conservation and restoration of working landscapes arise from the case studies in this book. Long-term, dynamic partnerships that engage in collaboration rather ... More


Status and Trends of Western Working Landscapes

Thomas E. Sheridan and Nathan F. Sayre

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/9780226165851.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Western forests and rangelands provide diverse products for consumers, but their future productivity is becoming increasingly threatened. Western timber harvesting dropped by 60% over the last two ... More


Grass-Fed and Grass-Finished Livestock Production: Helping to keep Working Landscapes Intact

Gary P. Nabhan, Carrie Balkcom, and Amanda D. Webb

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/9780226165851.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

In recent decades, declining ranching economies have returned fewer food dollars to producers. Ranchers have fewer assets with which to invest in the long-term protection of their land, and many have ... More


Swan Story

Melanie Parker

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/9780226165851.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The 440,000-acre Swan Valley in western Montana is characterized by patches of private land within a checkerboard of public and corporate land situated between wilderness areas that comprise a ... More


Conservation Social Work: The Interconnectedness of Biodiversity Health and Human Resilience

Philip Tedeschi, Sarah M. Bexell, and Jolie NeSmith

in Ignoring Nature No More: The Case for Compassionate Conservation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226925332
eISBN:
9780226925363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226925363.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter focuses on the role of social work in improving relationships among humans, animals, and other nature. Social workers deal with society's most serious problems. Today, the most pressing ... More


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