Natural experiments : ecosystem-based management and the environment /

This systematic assessment of seven prominent initiatives - in Texas, California, Florida and Arizona - evaluates the effectiveness of ecosystem-based management at protecting the environment. The author concludes that projects that set goals based on stakeholder collaboration are less likely to res...

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Main Author: Layzer, Judith A.
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2008.
Series:American and comparative environmental policy.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction
  • 2. Why Ecosystem-Based Management?
  • 3. Setting Aside Habitat for Songbirds, Salamanders, and Spiders in Austin, Texas
  • 4. Saving San Diego's Coastal Sage Scrub
  • 5. Restoring South Florida's River of Grass
  • 6. Averting Ecological Collapse in California's Bay-Delta
  • 7. Conserving the Sonoran Desert in Pima County, Arizona
  • 8. Re-creating Central Florida's Meandering Kissimmee River
  • 9. Making History in the Mono Basin
  • 10. Ecosystem-Based Management and the Environment.