1st Edition

Contested Issues of Ecosystem Management



ISBN 9781560220657
Published February 17, 2000 by CRC Press
180 Pages

USD $115.00

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Book Description

Contested Issues of Ecosystem Management provides park rangers, forestry students and personnel with a unique discussion of the premise, goals, and concepts of ecosystem management. You will discover the need for you to maintain and enhance the quality of the environment on a global scale while meeting the current and future needs of an increasing human population. This unique book includes ways to tackle the fundamental causes of environmental degradation so you will be able to respond to the problem and not merely the symptoms.

Table of Contents

ContentsConceptual Issues of Ecosystem Management

  • Radically Contested Assertions in Ecosystem Management
  • Population Growth, Environmental Resources, and Global Food
  • Avenues to EcoSystem Balance in a Human World
  • Forest Management on a Natural Basis: The Fundamentals and Case Studies
  • Biodiversity, Genetic Diversity, and Protected Territories in the Republic of Turkmenistan
  • Longleaf Pine Ecosystem Restoration: The Role of Fire
  • Informational Analysis of Forest Landscape Spatial Heterogeneity
  • Place of Intensive Forestry in Ecosystem Management
  • Ecosystem Management in Tropical Timber Plantations: Satisfying Economic, Conservation, and Social Objectives
  • Pacific Spirit--The Forest Reborn
  • Sustainable Environment Through Calibrated Resource Taxation
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

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