Rewilding the world : dispatches from the conservation revolution /

Fraser offers the first definitive account about rewilding--a visionary campaign to confront the looming extinction of thousands of species by restoring habitats, reviving migration corridors, and brokering peace between people and predators. Traveling with wildlife biologists and conservationists,...

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Main Author: Fraser, Caroline.
Format: Book
Published: New York, N.Y. : Metropolitan Books, 2009.
Edition:1st ed.
Table of Contents:
  • The Predicta Moth
  • Pt. 1: Cores, corridors, and carnivores. Rewilding North America: Pluie
  • The trouble with islands
  • Rewilding in the real world
  • "A corridor in people's minds"
  • The problem with predators: The green fire
  • "Buy more cats"
  • Corridors in Central and South America: Categories for concern
  • The path of the panther
  • Fragments of Brazil
  • Reconnecting in the Old World: The European green belt
  • A problem bear
  • The rebirth of the Neusiedler See
  • Reclaiming Romania
  • The accidental corridor
  • Pt. 2: An African without fences. Peace parks and paper parks: Corridors with leverage
  • From penitent butchers to paper parks
  • "An Africa without fences"
  • The great Limpopo: The elephant problem
  • The people problem
  • The Giriyondo Gate
  • The view from Cape Town
  • The Lumbombo transfrontier: Tembe
  • Breakthrough at Ndumo
  • Looking for KAZA: "It looks great on paper"
  • Night shift to Namibia
  • The demon croc
  • "The elephants are going home"
  • Pt. 3: Community conservation: "very tricky." The conservancy moment: Namibia's experiment
  • Kenya and "the government's cattle"
  • The cattle ranch that became a conservancy
  • In the northern rangelands
  • Drought
  • The tiger moving game: Royal rhinos and community forests
  • The people's war
  • Goats, guns, people
  • Looking for tigers at Tiger Tops
  • The cautionary tale of Corcovado
  • Pt. 4: Sustainable conservation. Resurrection ecology: From Curtis Prairie to fresh kills
  • Trade-offs
  • Shifting baselines and Pleistocene rewilding
  • Costa Rica's thousand-year vision: Large-scale and long-term
  • The parataxonomists
  • Regrowing Australia: Extreme extinction
  • A million acres a year
  • The puzzle
  • Living in the link
  • Conclusion: Only connect.