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Book
v, 278 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Green Library
Book
iii, 68 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 28 cm
Green Library
Book
xv, 416 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm
The vast expanses of ocean that cover about 70% of our planet have been negatively affected by fishing, pollution and, increasingly, by climate change. To mitigate these effects and safeguard the delicate ecological and environmental functions of oceans and their remarkable biodiversity, international agreements have led to the ongoing creation of marine protected areas around the world. In some of these areas, human activity is prohibited and in others it is managed in a sustainable way. Australia is at the forefront of marine conservation, with one of the largest systems of marine protected areas in the world. Big, Bold and Blue: Lessons from Australia's Marine Protected Areas captures much of Australia's experience, sharing important lessons from the Great Barrier Reef and many other extraordinary marine protected areas. It presents real-world examples, leading academic research, perspectives on government policy, and information from Indigenous sea country management, non-governmental organisations, and commercial and recreational fishing sectors. The lessons learnt during the rapid expansion of Australia's marine protected areas, both positive and negative, will aid and advise other nations in their own marine conservation efforts.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781486301942 20170123
Marine Biology Library (Miller)
Book
117 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm
Green Library
Book
127 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction
  • Formative years of the State Division of Forestry
  • Community-based cooperative agreements
  • County service area No. 38
  • State forestry labor camps
  • Inyo and Mono counties
  • Fire prevention, information, and education.
"Since the establishment of the California State Board of Forestry in 1885, the mission of the California Division of Forestry has been to protect and preserve natural resources via a focus on resource management and protection of valuable watesheds. From the beginning, pioneers within the communities of San Bernardino County were actively involved in protecting their homes from the ravages of wildfire. In August 1930, San Bernardino County entered into a contract with the state to provide fire suppression and prevention on nonfederal lands within the county. The cooperative services agreement evolved to provide municipal fire protection services from both paid and volunteer staff. In addition to responsibilities within San Bernardino Copunty, in the late 1980s the State Responsibility Area land with Inyo and Mono forestry units were consolidated under the San Bernardino, California Department of Forestry, Ranger Unit:"-- Cover.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Map
1 map : colour ; on sheet 79 x 51 cm
  • Inset: Troubled Salmon. Scale approximately 1:13,158,000
  • On verso: A changing Pacific coast. Scale not given.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
Book
xxvi, 411 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction Part 1: Histories of conservation and development 1. Conservation and development in historical perspective 2. Sustainable Development in the 20th and 21st Centuries Part 2: Conservation and development in the broader global context 3. Conservation, development and the relationship between nature and society 4. Conservation and development in an era of global change 5. Conservation and development in the context of globalisation and neoliberalism 6. Global environmental governance 7. Population, consumption, conflict and environment 8. Management of natural resources in a globalised world Part 3: Conservation and development in practice 9. Protected areas, conservation and development 10. Integrated conservation and development through community conservation 11. Ecotourism, conservation and development 12. Conservation and development in the context of religious, spiritual and cultural values 13. Payments for ecosystem services in the context of material and cultural values Conclusion: Conservation and development futures.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415687812 20160619
Conservation and development share an intertwined history dating back to at least the 1700s. But what are the prospects for reconciling the two, and how far have we come with this project? This book explores these questions through a detailed consideration of the past, present and future of the relationship between conservation and development. Bringing to bear conceptual resources from political ecology, social-ecological systems thinking and science and technology studies, Conservation and Development sets this relationship against the background of the political and economic processes implicated in environmental degradation and poverty alike. Whilst recognising that the need for reconciling conservation and development processes remains as compelling as ever, it demonstrates why trade-offs are more frequently encountered in practice than synergies. It also flags alternative visions for conservation and development obscured or ignored by current framings and priorities. Bringing together policy and theory, Conservation and Development is an essential resource for undergraduate and postgraduate students and a useful reference for researchers in related fields. Each chapter contains a reading guide with discussion questions. The text is enlivened by a number of new case studies from around the world. A must-read for anyone interested in understanding the history, current state, and projections for future shifts in the relationship between conservation and development.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415687812 20160619
Green Library
Book
xv, 306 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
  • Schemes of protected areas : historical, structural and institutional perspectives
  • Resolving conflicts in protected areas : rationale, principles and the institutional approach
  • The legal framework of protected areas in the United States
  • The formation of conflicts in public land designation and management
  • Resolution of conflicts in legislation and policies : assessing the legal foundations
  • Resolution of conflicts : a judicial perspective
  • The legislative and policy frameworks of protected areas in China
  • The formation of conflicts in the designation and management of protected areas in China
  • The resolution of conflicts in law and practice in China
  • Pudacuo National Park and beyond in Yunnan Province : national parks envisioned and national parks in practice.
This book provides a comprehensive and up to date comparative study of the management and resolution of conflicts between conservation and recreation in protected areas in the US and China. Competing claims on the use of nature, increasing regulation of land use and recreational activities, and the conflicting goals between conservation and development have led to a rise in conflicts in the designation and management of protected areas. How to effectively manage and resolve these conflicts has become a challenge for both legislators and managers. By adopting an institutional dimension in legal interpretation, this book critically examines how such conflicts are dealt with in the legal regimes of the US and China while exploring interactions between legislatures, agencies and courts. The book searches for a plausible solution to improve the legal framework of protected areas in China by emulating pertinent mechanisms developed in the US, whilst also presenting legal and policy recommendations to the US. This informative book will be useful for legal scholars in Chinese law, nature conservation law, administrative law and comparative law.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472475275 20170306
Law Library (Crown)
Book
xiii, 241 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction 1. Exploring human-nature dualism and the history of the environment in anthropology 2. The Social Construction of Nature 3. Mainstream Conservation and Alternative Environmentalism 4. Communities and Conservation 5. Debates over Incentive-based Conservation Programs 6. Environmental Ethics and Rights for Human and Non-human Species 7. Environmental Justice and Democratic Legitimacy 8. Sustaining the Unsustainable: Debates over Development, Population and Consumption 9. Education for Environment's Sake 10. Attempting Reconciliation and Moving Forward.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415721981 20160718
Today, there is growing interest in conservation and anthropologists have an important role to play in helping conservation succeed for the sake of humanity and for the sake of other species. Equally important, however, is the fact that we, as the species that causes extinctions, have a moral responsibility to those whose evolutionary unfolding and very future we threaten. This volume is an examination of the relationship between conservation and the social sciences, particularly anthropology. It calls for increased collaboration between anthropologists, conservationists and environmental scientists, and advocates for a shift towards an environmentally focused perspective that embraces not only cultural values and human rights, but also the intrinsic value and rights to life of nonhuman species. This book demonstrates that cultural and biological diversity are intimately interlinked, and equally threatened by the industrialism that endangers the planet's life-giving processes. The consideration of ecological data, as well as an expansion of ethics that embraces more than one species, is essential to a well-rounded understanding of the connections between human behavior and environmental wellbeing. This book gives students and researchers in anthropology, conservation, environmental ethics and across the social sciences an invaluable insight into how innovative and intensive new interdisciplinary approaches, questions, ethics and subject pools can close the gap between culture and conservation.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415721981 20160718
Green Library
Book
1 online resource (44 pages) : color illustrations, color maps

14. Demain [2015]

Video
1 videodisc (115 min) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in Sound: digital; optica; surround; Dolbyl. Video: PAL. Digital: video file; region 2.
"Climate is changing. Instead of showing all the worst that can happen, this documentary focuses on the people suggesting solutions and their actions."--Internet Movie Database website.
Media & Microtext Center
Book
xiv, 324 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Acknowledgments Preamble Why This Book? Essay 1 How Did I Get Here? Essay 2 Found! The Survivor in the Swamps (2005) Essay 3 In Defense of Footnotes (2014) Part I The Challenge Chapter 1 Conservation and Change Chapter 2 A Digression on Paradigms Essay 4 The Power of Paradigms (2014) Essay 5 Patterns, Paradigms, and Preconceptions (2013) Essay 6 Fat Times, Lean Times, and Competition Among Predators (1993) Chapter 3 Equilibrium, Stability, and Change Essay 7 From Our Southern Correspondent(s) (2011) Essay 8 Boom and Bust: Lessons from the Outback (2014) Chapter 4 A Digression on Disturbance Essay 9 Oil, Oil, Everywhere (2010) Part II The Forces of Change Chapter 5 Climate Change and Sea-level Rise Essay 10 Polar Bears, Golden Toads, and Conservation Futures (2008) Chapter 6 Land-use Change Essay 11 Will Land-use Change Erode Our Conservation Gains? (2007) Essay 12 Landscape Ecology: The Science and the Action (1999) Chapter 7 Distributional Changes: Invasive Species Chapter 8 Social, Cultural, and Political Change Essay 13 Wildlife, People, and Water: Who Wins? (2012) Chapter 9 Population Growth Chapter 10 Linkages among Changes Part III Some Conservation Conundrums Chapter 11 Variation and History Essay 14 The Eclipse of History? (2008) Essay 15 From Our Southern Correspondent(s): Which History? (2013) Chapter 12 A Digression on Baselines and Targets Essay 16 Shooting at a Moving Target (2011) Chapter 13 Ecological Thresholds Essay 17.Tipping Points in the Balance of Nature (2010) Chapter 14 Ecological Resilience Chapter 15.Dealing with Novelty Essay 18 Black Swans and Outliers (2012) Essay 19 Moving Outside the Box (2009) Chapter 16 Uncertainty: A Boon or a Bane? Essay 20 Taking Risks with the Environment (2012) Essay 21 Uncertainty and the Relevance of Ecology (2008) Chapter 17 Prioritization and Triage Essay 22 Talking about Triage in Conservation (2015) Chapter 18 Protected Areas: Where the Wild Things Are Essay 23 Build it and They will Come (2013) Essay 24 The Dangers of Black-and-White Conservation (2007) Chapter 19 Ecosystem Services and the Value of Nature Essay 25 What s so New About Ecosystem Services? (2007) Part IV Doing Conservation Chapter 20 What is it We are Trying to Conserve? Essay 26 Be Careful What You Wish For (2014) Essay 27 Are Bird Communities Real? (1980) Essay 28 A Metaphor Meets an Abstraction: The Issue of Ecosystem Health (2015) Chapter 21 Numbers, Numbers, Numbers Essay 29 Is Monitoring a Dirty Word? (2009) Essay 30 The Place of Long-term Studies in Ornithology (1984) Essay 31 What Use is Small Data in a Big Data World? (2013) Chapter 22 A Digression on Words Essay 32 Word Processing versus Writing (1983, 2011) Chapter 23 Debates in Ecology and Conservation Essay 33 On Skepticism and Criticism in Ornithology (1981) Essay 34 The Demise of Wildness? (2007) Chapter 24 What Lies Behind the Debates? Philosophy, Values, and Ethics Chapter 25 A Digression on Advocacy in Conservation Essay 35 Scientific Responsibility and Responsible Ecology (1997) Part V Concluding Comments Chapter 26 Whither Ecology and Conservation in a Changing World? Essay 36 It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times (2009) Essay 37 Being Green Isn t Easy (2010) Essay 38 Stewart Udall and the Future of Conservation (2010) References Scientific Names Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781118895108 20160704
Short, compelling, but mostly thought-provoking essys that encompass many of the central issues shaping ecology and conservation in the changing world * Collected essays from one of the best known ecologists and conservationists in the world * Includes all issues at the cutting edge of the interface between ecology and conservation * Attractive to a broad audience of ecologists, conservationists, natural resource managers, policy makers, and naturalists.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781118895108 20160704
Science Library (Li and Ma)
Book
xiii, 222 pages ; 27 cm.
Green Library
Book
38 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
2 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Green Library
Book
1 online resource (2 unnumbered pages) : color illustrations
Book
xxvii, 314 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
"Crisis has enveloped the more than 200,000 nationally and regionally protected natural and cultural heritage sites around the world. Heritage managers - those who manage natural sites such as national parks, wilderness areas, and biosphere reserves, as well as those who manage cultural sites including historic monuments, battlefields, heritage cities, and ancient rock art sites - face an urgent need to confront this crisis, and each day that they don't, more of our planet's common heritage disappears. Although heritage management and implementation suffer from a lack of money, time, personnel, information, and political will, The Future Has Other Plans argues that deeper causes to current problems lurk in the discipline itself. Drawing on decades of practical experience in global heritage management and case studies from around the world, Jon Kohl and Steve McCool provide an innovative solution for conserving these valuable protected areas. Merging interdisciplinary and evolving management paradigms, the authors introduce a new kind of holistic planning approach that integrates the practice of heritage management and conservation with operational realities"-- Provided by publisher.
Science Library (Li and Ma)