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Marine Wildlife Policy: Underlying Ideologies

Michael L. Weber

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/9780195309454.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter focuses on the ideologies that underlie and play a major role in determining the policies of government, management, and even science. Ideology is defined as “the body of doctrines, ... More


Overview

Anthony C. Steyermark

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/9780520240247.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter provides an overview of policies relating to the protection and management of wildlife biology. It discusses conservation-plan experiments and the integration of experimental science and ... 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


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

Susan G. Clark and Murray B. Rutherford (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226107400
eISBN:
9780226107547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107547.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book examines the problem of living sustainably with large carnivores (wolves, grizzly bears and mountain lions). The book includes case studies of practical experiences with large carnivore ... More


Toward a New Order: Ecosystems and Democracy

Robert B. Keiter

in Keeping Faith with Nature: Ecosystems, Democracy, and America's Public Lands

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092738
eISBN:
9780300128277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092738.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter explains why conservation policy should focus not only on restoration and innovation but also on the ethics and the whole world around man, discussing lessons learnt from the Quincy ... More


History, Nature and Culture in British Nature Conservation*

T. C. Smout

in Exploring Environmental History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635139
eISBN:
9780748651375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635139.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines what actually happens in British conservation policy to determine how it uses, or fails to use, history, and how its confused attitude to history arises from a particular ... More


Large Carnivores, People, and Governance

Susan G. Clark, Murray B. Rutherford, and David J. Mattson

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/9780226107547.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter provides an overview of the biophysical and socio-political dimensions of large carnivore conservation in North America. We describe common challenges and discuss myths, symbolism, ... More


Biodiversity

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Ecological Limits and Economic Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081654
eISBN:
9780199082407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081654.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter explains the concept, measurement and utility of bio-diversity as a resource and its intricate relationship with forest. It discusses the issues of economics of choice and economic ... More


Views from the Podu: Approaches for a Democratic Ecology of India’s Forests

Nitin D. Rai

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/9780198099123.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter critiques the presiding emphasis on protected areas for biodiversity conservation. It argues that practice and knowledge underlying forest and wildlife management are aimed at ... More


Improving Governance for People and Large Carnivores

Murray B. Rutherford and Susan G. Clark

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/9780226107547.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter reviews the overall messages of this book, using examples from the case studies and other chapters to illustrate recurring malfunctions in decision making (governance) and to inform ... More


Wolf Management on Ranchlands in Southwestern Alberta: Collaborating to Address Conflict

William M. Pym, Murray B. Rutherford, and Michael L. Gibeau

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/9780226107547.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter examines two local collaborative initiatives in southwestern Alberta that sought to engage wildlife scientists, ranchers, conservation organizations, and other stakeholders to reduce ... More


Governing the Tap: Special District Governance and the New Local Politics of Water

Megan Mullin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013130
eISBN:
9780262259088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013130.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

More than ever, Americans rely on independent special districts to provide public services. The special district — which can be as small as a low-budget mosquito abatement district or as vast as the ... More


Toward a Sustainable Future

Vanessa Hull, William McConnell, Marc Linderman, and Jianguo Liu

in Pandas and People: Coupling Human and Natural Systems for Sustainability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198703549
eISBN:
9780191820700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703549.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Scenario analysis is a powerful tool for exploring alternative futures of coupled human and natural systems. This chapter highlights some scenario analyses in the model coupled system—Wolong Nature ... More


* The Production of Forests: Tree Cover Transitions in Northern Thailand, Northern Laos, and Southern China

Jefferson Fox

in The Social Lives of Forests: Past, Present, and Future of Woodland Resurgence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226322667
eISBN:
9780226024134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226024134.003.0022
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

In the former opium-growing region of the Golden Triangle a road inaugurated in April 2008 that cuts directly through the formerly isolated high mountain areas of the region is bound to change the ... More


Ethnic Diversity and Human–Elephant Conflict in the Nilgiris, South India

Tarsh Thekaekara and Thomas F. Thornton

in Conflict, Negotiation, and Coexistence: Rethinking Human–Elephant Relations in South Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199467228
eISBN:
9780199087570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467228.003.0014
Subject:
History, Indian History, Environmental History

Focusing on an ecologically fragmented landscape characterized by multiple uses, inhabited by diverse social groups with multiple livelihoods, this chapter highlights the inadequacies of conservation ... More


* From Fragmentation to Forest Resurgence: Paradigms, Representations, and Practices

Susanna B. Hecht, Kathleen D. Morrison, and Christine Padoch

in The Social Lives of Forests: Past, Present, and Future of Woodland Resurgence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226322667
eISBN:
9780226024134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226024134.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter introduces the organizing principle of both the volume and the conference that gave rise to it—an argument that counters the “apocalyptic vision” that monopolizes both the popular and ... More


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