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Philosophical approaches to habitat management

Malcolm Ausden

in Habitat Management for Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198568728
eISBN:
9780191717529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568728.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses the various philosophical approaches to habitat management. The fundamental differences between approaches concerns how management aims to create and maintain cultural habitats ... More


War, Crime, and Access to Resources

DAVID KEEN

in War, Hunger, and Displacement: VOLUME 1

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297390
eISBN:
9780191685323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297390.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines humanitarian emergencies caused by war, crimes, and inequality in access to resources. It discusses the concepts of entitlement framework, sanctioned illegality, human ... More


Germline Gene Modification and the Human Condition before God

Nigel M. de S. Cameron and Amy Michelle DeBaets

in Design and Destiny: Jewish and Christian Perspectives on Human Germline Modification

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033732
eISBN:
9780262270632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033732.003.0069
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This chapter presents the core anthropological insight of classical Protestantism, which insists that human nature is defined theologically in relation to God as its source (creator) and destiny ... More


Mapping and Imagining Forests: From Mercantilism to Imperial Forestry

Arupjyoti Saikia

in Forests and Ecological History of Assam, 1826–2000

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069539
eISBN:
9780199081240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069539.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

In the early twentieth century, the forests of Assam were described as dense forests. Centuries later, the described forests of the northern bank of river Brahmaputra no longer looked like the way it ... More


“A Country But Wild and Imperfect”

Tycho De Boer

in Nature, Business, and Community in North Carolina's Green Swamp

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032481
eISBN:
9780813038360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032481.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on North Carolina's Green Swamp which on the interior lends an image of a place devoid of human alteration. Along the North Carolina state highway sits the Nature Conservancy, a ... More


The Warming Planet

Frank H. T. Rhodes

in Earth: A Tenant's Manual

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801478239
eISBN:
9780801466212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801478239.003.0013
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

This chapter explores historical climate records and traces the patterns that they show. It contends that many of these records reflect natural variations in our climate. Historical global records ... More


Conclusion

T. C. Smout, Alan R. MacDonald, and Fiona Watson

in A History of the Native Woodlands of Scotland, 1500-1920

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612413
eISBN:
9780748653331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612413.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts. At first sight it appears that the native woods of Scotland were not managed sustainably. From covering half or more of the land surface 5,000 years ... More


Introduction: What is to be Done?

David Moon

in The Plough that Broke the Steppes: Agriculture and Environment on Russia's Grasslands, 1700-1914

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199556434
eISBN:
9780191747243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556434.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

To the extent that contemporaries believed that human action was to blame for environment change in the steppe region, they further believed that what was to be done to remedy it, and deal with the ... More


Lifestyle Innovations Generating New Businesses

Mahesh K. Joshi and J.R. Klein

in Global Business

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827481
eISBN:
9780191866388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827481.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Life-altering technology is not only improving our lifestyle but also creating new business models. Integration of technology into everyday life is a primary driver of changes in lifestyle. Whether ... More


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