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Politics of the Wild: Canada and Endangered Species

Edited By: K Beazley and R Boardman

254 pages, Tabs, maps

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Dec 2000 | #118334 | ISBN: 019541506X
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About this book

Examines the important legal, political, philosophical, and ecological issues surrounding endangered species in Canada.


Contents

I From Philosophy to Science: Why Should We Protect Endangered Species? Philosophical and Ecological Rationale, Karen Beazley; Species at Risk in Canada, Bill Freedman, Lindsay Rodger, Peter Ewins, and David M. Green; Avoiding the Endangerment of Species - The Importance of Habitats and Ecosystems, David Gauthier and Ed Wiken; Endangered Species and Terrestrial Protected Areas, Philip Dearden; Endangered Species and Marine Protected Areas, Martin Willison. II From Science to Policy: The Politics of Endangered Species - An Historical Perspective, Stephen Bocking; In Search of a Minimum Winning Coalition - The Politics of Species at Risk Legislation in Canada, William Amos, Kathryn Harrison, and George Hoberg; Risk Politics in Western States - Canadian Species in Comparative Perspective, Robert Boardman; International Initiatives, Commitments and Disappointments - Canada, CITES and the Convention on Biological Diversity, Philippe Le Prestre and Peter Stoett; The Prospects for Canada's Species at Risk, Robert Boardman, Amelia Clarke, and Karen Beazley.

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