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This Land Is Your Land: The Story of Field Biology in America

Michael J. Lannoo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226358475
eISBN:
9780226358505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226358505.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

The golden age of field biology in North America lasted from the last half of the nineteenth century until perhaps just after the Second World War. During this time, natural history surveys were ... More


Green Fire in a Wolf’s Eyes

Barbara K. Jones

in Wild Capital: Nature's Economic and Ecological Wealth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683401049
eISBN:
9781683401728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401049.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The wolf as both an endangered species and an animal with abundant charisma returned to the West at a critical time. If the reintroduction of the wolf had not occurred when it did, one of the ... More


Conclusion: Economics as the Answer to a Sustainable Future

Barbara K. Jones

in Wild Capital: Nature's Economic and Ecological Wealth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683401049
eISBN:
9781683401728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401049.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The ecosystem services model plays a critical role in explaining how natural resources can be turned into wild or natural capital. The logic of economics relies on weighing the measurable values of ... More


Sounds from Dangerous Places: Chernobyl

Peter Cusack

in Beyond text?: Critical practices and sensory anthropology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719085055
eISBN:
9781526109958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085055.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Sounds from Dangerous Places is a long-term, multi-sited project to explore the soundscapes of sites of major environmental damage. This composition takes the form of a poetic reverie about the human ... More


Cat Out of the Bag

Geoffrey E. Hill

in Ivorybill Hunters: Search for Proof in a Flooded Wilderness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195323467
eISBN:
9780199773855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323467.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Hill contacts Chuck Hunter of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service about the discovery of ivorybills in the forests along the Choctawhatchee River. Hunter was impressed by the number of sound ... More


Wildlife as Property

Angus Nurse and Tanya Wyatt

in Wildlife Criminology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529204346
eISBN:
9781529204384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204346.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines the notion of wildlife as property or ‘things’ and critically analyses the extent to which anthropocentric notions of wildlife as a resource for human exploitation determines ... More


The Last Pariah

JOE C. TRUETT

in Grass: In Search of Human Habitat

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520258396
eISBN:
9780520944527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258396.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The black-tailed prairie dog, the most abundant of four prairie dog species in the United States, had shrunk in number to perhaps 2 percent of its original population and continued to decline because ... More


Back to the Eagles

Dava Guerin and Terry Bivens

in The Eagle on My Arm: How the Wilderness and Birds of Prey Saved a Veteran's Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813180021
eISBN:
9780813180038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180021.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

Patrick begins working on a research grant with the famed, Dr. Wiemeyer, who hires him to study bald eagles in the Chesapeake Bay area in Maryland. He accumulates data as part of the Wildlife ... More


Reasons Why We Feed Wild Birds

Darryl Jones

in The Birds at My Table: Why We Feed Wild Birds and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501710780
eISBN:
9781501710797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501710780.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

Although millions of people are passionately engaged in providing food to wild birds, the reasons and motivations for their participation are often complex and varied. Numerous recent studies but ... More


Department of Wildlife Conservation

Danny M. Adkison and Lisa McNair Palmer

in The Oklahoma State Constitution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197514818
eISBN:
9780197514849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197514818.003.0034
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses Article XXVI of the Oklahoma constitution, which concerns the Department of Wildlife Conservation. Section 1 provides for the creation and membership of a Department of ... More


Transnational Criminology: Trafficking and Global Criminal Markets

Simon Mackenzie

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529203783
eISBN:
9781529203820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203783.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Trafficking is a form of transnational crime that involves the illicit movement of goods and people around the world. Such global criminal markets take a variety of forms, and this book reviews six ... More


Transcending Borders: No More Deaths and a Higher Moral Law

Ananda Rose

in Showdown in the Sonoran Desert: Religion, Law, and the Immigration Controversy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199890934
eISBN:
9780199949793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890934.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the high-profile clashes between federal law enforcement officials and members of another of Arizona's border ministries, No More Deaths. The group's approach is more ... More


Introduction: Wildlife and Criminology

Angus Nurse and Tanya Wyatt

in Wildlife Criminology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529204346
eISBN:
9781529204384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204346.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter defines wildlife criminology as a criminology concerned not only with wildlife trafficking, but considers criminological perspectives on animals and wildlife within a broader context. ... More


The Future of Wildlife Criminology

Angus Nurse and Tanya Wyatt

in Wildlife Criminology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529204346
eISBN:
9781529204384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204346.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Are there only crimes against humanity (Derrida, 2002)? Certainly not. And Wildlife Criminology aims to expose the range of crimes against non-humans that are overlooked, ignored, and hidden and ... More


Zoo Renewal: White Flight and the Animal Ghetto

Lisa Uddin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816679119
eISBN:
9781452950587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679119.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Why do we feel bad at the zoo? In a fascinating counterhistory of American zoos in the 1960s and 1970s, Lisa Uddin revisits the familiar narrative of zoo reform, from naked cages to more naturalistic ... More


The Great Dismal Swamp Landscape, Then and Now

Daniel O. Sayers

in A Desolate Place for a Defiant People: The Archaeology of Maroons, Indigenous Americans, and Enslaved Laborers in the Great Dismal Swamp

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060187
eISBN:
9780813050607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060187.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 1 provides a discussion of the natural formation history of the Great Dismal Swamp, beginning with the immediate post-glacial period (around 10,000 years ago) up through the present. It ... More


Changing Paradigms in Wildlife Conservation in India

Neema Pathak Broome, Shiba Desor, Ashish Kothari, and Arshiya Bose

in Democratizing Forest Governance in India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099123
eISBN:
9780199083077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099123.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Until recently, conventional conservation paradigm and approach in India has been about establishment of a network of Protected Areas and policing them through undemocratic and top-down laws, ... More


Caribou and Carbon Colonialism: Toward a Theology of Arctic Place

Marion Grau

in Ecospirit: Religions and Philosophies for the Earth

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227457
eISBN:
9780823236626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227457.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter presents a case study of the hotly embattled Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), a remote, roadless region in the bush of northern Alaska. ANWR is located ... More


Feeding for a Purpose: Supplementary Feeding as Conservation

Darryl Jones

in The Birds at My Table: Why We Feed Wild Birds and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501710780
eISBN:
9781501710797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501710780.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

The use of supplementary foods is a widely employed technique in wildlife management and conservation biology. Here, many well-studied examples are described as a further way to understand the ... More


Hotspots

Michael Lannoo

in Malformed Frogs: The Collapse of Aquatic Ecosystems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255883
eISBN:
9780520942530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255883.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter describes several malformed frog hotspots, and also describes a staterun aquacultural site from northwestern Iowa that produces malformed frogs. It presents four sets of radiographs of ... More


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