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Biodiversity: Increasing the Political Clout of Nature Conservation

Yrjö Haila

in Conceptual Innovation in Environmental Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036580
eISBN:
9780262341585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036580.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The term biodiversity was introduced in the 1980s as a novel framing for the human dependence on the Earth's biosphere. 'Biodiversity loss' became the way to capture a major dimension of global ... More


The Law of Nature Conservation

Christopher Rodgers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199543137
eISBN:
9780191747120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543137.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book provides a comprehensive account of the law of nature conservation. It examines the different regulatory techniques used by English Law to promote biodiversity; to ensure the conservation ... More


Shaping a New Heritage: Preservation in the Age of Ecology

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/9780300092738.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter focuses on preservation and public land policy. It is now understood that undeveloped wilderness serves as the last refuge for many of the most imperiled species, making it both the real ... More


Young People and Old Mountains: Commercialism and Conservationism Tangle in the Alps

Tait Keller

in Apostles of the Alps: Mountaineering and Nation Building in Germany and Austria, 1860-1939

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625034
eISBN:
9781469625058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625034.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter three moves the narrative forward to the early twentieth century when fears about mountaineering’s environmental impact revealed the inherent conflicts of nature tourism. Two divergent trends ... More


From Noah’s Ark to ‘Nature+’: Legitimating the International Union for Conservation of Nature

Ina Lehmann

in International Organizations under Pressure: Legitimating Global Governance in Challenging Times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198837893
eISBN:
9780191874499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837893.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter reconstructs two major changes in the ways in which the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has legitimated itself. In the 1980s and 1990s, IUCN’s focus first shifted ... More


A Triangular Playing Field: The Social, Economic, and Ethical Context of Conserving India's Natural Heritage

Vivek Menon

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/9780226925363.003.0023
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter considers India's success in protecting wildlife despite rampant poverty. Its success can be attributed to a triangular playing field in which social, economic, and ethical factors ... More


Environmental Consciousness*

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/9780748635139.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the meaning of ‘environmental consciousness’ in the context of nature conservation and environmental history. At its fullest, environmental consciousness might be described as a ... More


Back Breeding the Aurochs: The Heck Brothers, National Socialism, and Imagined Geographies for Non-Human Lebensraum

Clemens Driessen and Jamie Lorimer

in Hitler's Geographies: The Spatialities of the Third Reich

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226274423
eISBN:
9780226274560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226274560.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

This chapter investigates the bio-geographical imaginations behind the animal 'back-breeding' programs carried out by Lutz and Heinz Heck - two influential German zoologists who ran Berlin and Munich ... More


Moral Entanglements: Conserving Birds in Britain and Germany

Stefan Bargheer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226376639
eISBN:
9780226543963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226543963.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

At the center of Stefan Bargheer’s account of bird watching, field ornithology, and nature conservation in Britain and Germany stands the question how values change over time and how individuals ... More


Fleeting Intersections and Transnational Work

Michael J. Hathaway

in Environmental Winds: Making the Global in Southwest China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520276192
eISBN:
9780520956766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276192.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the first series of transnational nature conservation efforts that were launched in Yunnan Province in the 1980s, focusing on the role of various individuals such as World ... More


The Art of Engagement

Michael J. Hathaway

in Environmental Winds: Making the Global in Southwest China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520276192
eISBN:
9780520956766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276192.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how non-governmental organizations (NGOs), government ministries, Chinese experts and scientists, and local villagers responded to the new opportunities and difficulties ... More


Conservation and Its Challenges in Kenya

Josphat Ngonyo and Mariam Wanjala

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/9780226925363.003.0024
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discuses conservation challenges in Kenya. The country has a number of projects aimed at protecting endangered species and maintaining biodiversity. Those taking precedence include ... More


Transboundary Natures: The Consequences of the Iron Curtain for Landscape

Astrid M. Eckert

in West Germany and the Iron Curtain: Environment, Economy, and Culture in the Borderlands

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190690052
eISBN:
9780190690083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690052.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter investigates the consequences of the border regime for landscape and wildlife. The ecological impact of the inter-German border has become widely known through the work of a ... More


On the Backs of Elephants

Michael J. Hathaway

in Environmental Winds: Making the Global in Southwest China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520276192
eISBN:
9780520956766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276192.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the role of wild animals such as elephants in global environmental efforts. More specifically, it examines how the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) last remaining wild ... More


The Global Imperative of Going to Scale: Examples of Environmental Action in New York City and China

Daniel C. Taylor, Carl E. Taylor, and Jesse O. Taylor

in Empowerment on an Unstable Planet: From Seeds of Human Energy to a Scale of Global Change

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199842964
eISBN:
9780190258443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199842964.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter discusses the scaling up of social progress on a global scale. It provides as case examples environmental conservation stories from two of the most densely populated areas on the ... More


A Weakness for the Maasai

Thomas M. Lekan

in Our Gigantic Zoo: A German Quest to Save the Serengeti

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199843671
eISBN:
9780190935375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199843671.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the ground-level debates over pastoral land rights that lay outside the aerial camera’s frame in Serengeti Shall Not Die. When the British gazetted Serengeti National Park in ... More


Making an Indigenous Space

Michael J. Hathaway

in Environmental Winds: Making the Global in Southwest China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520276192
eISBN:
9780520956766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276192.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how globalized formations of indigeneity were shaped and made in relation to environmental winds in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). It begins with an overview of the ... More


Epilogue: ‘Access for All’

Saeko Yoshikawa

in William Wordsworth and Modern Travel: Railways, Motorcars and the Lake District, 1830-1940

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621181
eISBN:
9781800341814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621181.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The closing chapter focuses on two events at Dove Cottage in 1935: a transatlantic radio broadcast of Grasmere sounds to North America, and the opening of a new museum at Dove Cottage. These two ... More


Th e Environment

Peter Baldwin

in The Narcissism of Minor Differences: How Europe and America are Alike

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195391206
eISBN:
9780197562741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195391206.003.0011
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Regional Geography

If We Turn To The Environment and its protection, the contrasts between the United States and Europe are less stark than the debates over Kyoto and global warming ... More


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