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Title Biodiversity, conservation and environmental management in the Great Lakes Basin / edited by Eric Freedman and Mark Neuzil
Published Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 215 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Routledge studies in urban ecology
Contents Introduction: Examining the terrain / Eric Freedman & Mark Neuzil -- Part I. Habitat, conservation, and restoration -- The dam dilemma for fisheries management in the Great Lakes / Daniel B. Hayes, Robert McLaughlin, Brian Roth & Lisa Peterson -- Irrigation in the Great Lakes Basin : prospects and conflicts / B. Timothy Heinmiller -- Artificial reefs and reef restoration in the Laurentian Great Lakes / Edward F. Roseman, Jeremy Pritt & Matthew McLean -- Part II. Extinction & survival -- Georgian Bay, Lake Huron : turtles and their wetland habitat in a changing landscape / Chantel Markle & Patricia Chow-Fraser -- Framing extinction : societal attitudes toward the passenger pigeon in editorials and opinion pieces / Bruno Takahashi, Ran Duan, Apoorva Joshi, Anthony Van Witsen & Eric Freedman -- Recovering the ecology of fear : cascading effects of gray wolf predation and competition in a Great Lakes Basin forest / David G. Flagel -- Linear corridors and predator movement dynamics in the Great Lakes Basin / Victoria M. Donovan & Jesse N. Popp -- Part III. Pollution, climate change, and invasive species -- Toxicants in the Great Lakes : living with a toxic legacy while managing for chemicals of emerging concern / Dalma Martinovic-Weigelt, Heiko L. Schoenfuss & Jane R. Feely -- Water quality in the Great Lakes : interactions between nutrient pollution, invasive species, and climate change / Gaston E. Small -- Emerald ash borer, black ash, and Native American basketmaking : invasive insects, forest ecosystems and cultural practices / Therese M. Poland, Maria R. Emery, Tina Ciaramitaro, Ed Pigeon & Angie Pigeon -- Part IV. Public policy -- Legislating the Great Lakes : socially constructing water through congressional discourse / Theresa R. Castor -- Conservation authorities in Ontario : key players in the governance of invasive and endangered species / Andrea Olive -- Citizen engagement, interpretation, and resource management in the Great Lakes Basin / Gail Vander Stoep -- 7 indigenous principles for successful cooperation in Great Lakes conservation initiatives / Kyle P. Whyte, Nicholas J. Reo, Deborah McGregor, M.A. (Peggy) Smith, James F. Jenkins & Kathleen A. Rubio -- Part V. Conclusions -- Through the crystal ball / Mark Neuzil & Eric Freedman
Summary "This multidisciplinary book presents recent research to demonstrate the interconnected nature of the environmental challenges facing the The Great Lakes Basin in North America, which holds 20 percent of the world's fresh water, and where threats to habitats and biodiversity have economic, political, national security, and cultural implications and ramifications that cross the US-Canadian border"--Provided by publisher
Notes "Earthscan from Routledge."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Biodiversity -- Great Lakes Region (North America)
Environmental management -- Great Lakes Region (North America)
Environmental policy -- Great Lakes Region (North America)
Lake ecology -- Great Lakes Region (North America)
Nature conservation -- Great Lakes Region (North America)
Great Lakes Region (North America) -- Environmental conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Freedman, Eric, editor
Neuzil, Mark, editor
ISBN 1315268779 (electronic book)
1351977059 (electronic bk.)
9781315268774 (electronic book)
9781351977050 (electronic bk.)