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Introduction

E. J. Milner-Gulland and Marcus Rowcliffe

in Conservation and Sustainable Use: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198530367
eISBN:
9780191713095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530367.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This introductory chapter sets out the scope of the book: small-scale exploitation of wild species rather than large scale commercial operations such as fishing fleets, forestry or farming; a ... More


Empirical Applications of International Fisheries

Trond Bjørndal and Gordon R. Munro

in The Economics and Management of World Fisheries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199576753
eISBN:
9780191745973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576753.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Financial Economics

This chapter provides an overview of world capture fisheries, pointing to the rapid growth of these fisheries from the mid-twentieth century on, followed by a leveling off. While the leveling off is ... More


Invasion Dynamics

Cang Hui and David M. Richardson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198745334
eISBN:
9780191807046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745334.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Invasion Dynamics depicts how non-native species spread and perform in their novel ranges and how recipient socio-ecological systems are reshaped and how they respond to the new incursions. It ... More


Protocells, Precaution, and Open-Source Biology

Andrew Hessel

in The Ethics of Protocells: Moral and Social Implications of Creating Life in the Laboratory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012621
eISBN:
9780262255301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012621.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This chapter describes how open source is currently being explored in biological research. It addresses how open biological standards are being used in engineered biology, how openness might play a ... More


Reducing Damaging Introductions from International Species Trade through Invasion Risk Assessment

Michael Springborn

in Invasive Species in a Globalized World: Ecological, Social, and Legal Perspectives on Policy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226166049
eISBN:
9780226166216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226166216.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

In several recent analyses a unified framework is developed for organizing information to decide whether to allow intentional trade of a potentially invasive species. Recent estimates of the expected ... More


Evaluating the Economic Costs and Benefits of Slowing the Spread of Emerald Ash Borer

Jonathan Bossenbroek, Audra Croskey, David Finnoff, Louis Iverson, Shana M. McDermott, Anantha Prasad, Charles Sims, and Davis Sydnor

in Invasive Species in a Globalized World: Ecological, Social, and Legal Perspectives on Policy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226166049
eISBN:
9780226166216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226166216.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Emerald ash borers were first discovered in Detroit in 2002 and have since taken only a few years to destroy most of the ash trees within the Detroit Metropolitan area and spread throughout many of ... More


Evolutionary Economics: Metaphor or Unifying Paradigm?

Peter A. Corning

in Holistic Darwinism: Synergy, Cybernetics, and the Bioeconomics of Evolution

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226116136
eISBN:
9780226116334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226116334.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter presents arguments against the concept of evolutionary economics and the view about the so-called “economic man.” It discusses the works of economist Geoffrey Hodgson and business ... More


Bioeconomics as a Subversive Science

Peter A. Corning

in Holistic Darwinism: Synergy, Cybernetics, and the Bioeconomics of Evolution

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226116136
eISBN:
9780226116334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226116334.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter argues that bioeconomics challenges the theoretical foundations of mainstream economics. It explains that bioeconomics is based on the ground-zero premise of life sciences which states ... More


Introduction: The New Evolutionary Paradigm

Peter A. Corning

in Holistic Darwinism: Synergy, Cybernetics, and the Bioeconomics of Evolution

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226116136
eISBN:
9780226116334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226116334.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This introductory chapter discusses the coverage of this volume which is about the so-called Holistic Darwinism. This volume is divided into four parts. This first deals with the role of synergism in ... More


Synergy, Cybernetics, and the Evolution of Politics

Peter A. Corning

in Holistic Darwinism: Synergy, Cybernetics, and the Bioeconomics of Evolution

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226116136
eISBN:
9780226116334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226116334.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses the relationship between synergy, cybernetics, and the bioeconomics of sociality. It argues that the parallel evolution of cybernetic process has been a major codeterminant of ... More


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