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Title Foundations of environmental sustainability : the coevolution of science and policy / edited by Larry L. Rockwood, Ronald E. Stewart, Thomas Dietz
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008


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Description xix, 456 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Introduction. The Quest for Environmental Sustainability: The Coevolution of Science, Public Awareness, and Policy / Lee M. Talbot -- Pt. I. Setting the Stage: Perspectives on Ecology and the Environmental Movement / Ronald E. Stewart -- 1. The Environmental Movement in the United States / Russell W. Peterson -- 2. International Environmental Policy: Some Recollections and Reflections / Russell E. Train -- 3. The Global 2000 Report and Its Aftermath / James Gustave Speth -- 4. Sustainable Conservation: Can It Be Done? / Gene E. Likens -- Pt. II. Biodiversity, Wildlife Ecology, and Management / Larry L. Rockwood -- 5. Conservation of Sensitive Biodiversity Areas / Robert Goodland -- 6. Protected Areas: Science, Policy, and Management to Meet the Challenges of Global Change in the Twenty-First Century / Kenton R. Miller and Charles Victor Barber -- 7. Ecological and Intellectual Baselines: Saving Lions, Tigers, and Rhinos in Asia / John Seidensticker -- 8. Observations on Trends and Issues in Global Conservation / James G. Teer -- Pt. III. Forest and Range Ecology and Management / Ronald E. Stewart -- 9. Half Century of American Range Ecology and Management: A Retrospective / Frederic H. Wagner -- 10. Policy Failures in African Rangeland Development / Walter J. Lusigi -- 11. The Role of Science and Scientists in Changing Forest Service Management Relative to Sustainability / Jack Ward Thomas and James A. Burchfield -- Pt. IV. Marine Conservation, Ecology, and Management / Lee M. Talbot -- 12. Sustainable Use of Wild Marine Living Resources: Notion or Myth? / Sidney J. Holt -- 13. Marine Mammal Conservation / John R. Twiss, Jr., Robert J. Hofman and John E. Reynolds III -- 14. Marine Wildlife Policy: Underlying Ideologies / Michael L. Weber -- Pt. V. Environment and Development: Conservation and Management / Megan M. Draheim -- 15. Overcoming Barriers to Interdisciplinary Approaches to Sustainable Development / Leif E. Christoffersen -- 16. The Global Challenge of Sustainable Development / Mohamed T. El-Ashry -- 17. Biodiversity Conservation in the Real World: Incentives, Disincentives, and Disconnects / Agnes Kiss -- 18. Resource Wars / Jason Clay -- 19. Conservation and Development: The Nam Theun 2 Dam Project in Laos / Thayer Scudder -- Pt. VI. Environmental Policy and Management / H. Paige Tucker -- 20. A Biocultural Basis for an Ethic toward the Natural Environment / Stephen R. Kellert -- 21. Evolving Earth's Environmental Law: Perspectives on a Work in Progress / Nicholas A. Robinson -- 22. The Evolution of Sustainability in Forest Management Policy / V. Alaric Sample -- Pt. VII. Looking to the Future / Larry L. Rockwood and Ronald E. Stewart -- 23. The Future of Ecology and the Ecology of the Future / Daniel B. Botkin -- 24. A New Environmentalism: Conservation and the Core of Governmental Purpose / George M. Woodwell -- 25. Climate Change and Prospects for Sustainability / Thomas E. Lovejoy
Summary "What is environmental sustainability, how do we achieve it, and what are the prospects for maintaining it in the future? This book attempts to answer these questions by analyzing the period (roughly from the 1950s to the present) when "the environment" became an issue as important as economic growth or war and peace. Through case studies and in-depth reviews of conservation practices, environmental policy, and forest and range management around the world, the authors provide an assessment of the current state of sustainability and discuss the challenges that lie ahead."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Environmental policy -- United States.
Environmental policy -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Environmental sciences -- United States.
Author Rockwood, Larry L., 1943-
Stewart, Ronald E. (Ronald Eugene), 1943-
Dietz, Thomas.
LC no. 2007015381
ISBN 9780195309454 (cloth : alk. paper)
0195309456 (cloth : alk. paper)