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Applying Nature's Design: Corridors as a Strategy for Biodiversity Conservation

By: Anthony B Anderson and Clinton N Jenkins

231 pages, Illus

Columbia University Press

Paperback | Feb 2006 | #154475 | ISBN: 0231134118
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Offers a comprehensive and insightful overview of the design and effectiveness of corridors. The authors' multifaceted analysis combines a succinct review of the conceptual issues with tangible examples of how the implementation of corridors as played out in the real world. Their work is also the first to consider the importance of socieconomic and political issues in creating and maintaining corridors.

[A] valuable book... Highly recommended. -- Choice "This small volume is packed with ideas, concepts, and references. It should be on the bookshelves of conservationists." -- Terry L. Erwin, Quarterly Review of Biology

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Anthony B. Anderson is an independent conservation consultant. He is the editor of Alternatives to Deforestation (Columbia) and the coauthor (with Peter May and Michael Balick) of The Subsidy from Nature: Palm Forests, Peasantry, and Development of the Amazon Frontier (Columbia).Clinton N. Jenkins is a conservation ecologist at the Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences at Duke University.

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