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Beyond the Ark: Tools for an Ecosystem Approach to Conservation

By: W William Weeks

172 pages, B/w photos, tabs

Island Press

Paperback | Oct 1996 | #57286 | ISBN: 155963393X
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Hardback | Oct 1996 | #57285 | ISBN: 1559633921
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About this book

Among the few organizations with substantial experience in conserving and managing large ecosystems is The Nature Conservancy (TNC) the largest private, nonprofit conservation organization in the world dedicated to preserving natural areas, whose efforts have led to the protection of more than nine million acres of land across the United States and Canada.
With fourteen years working for the TNC Weeks has developed a deeply personal understanding of TNC's underlying philosophy and guiding methodology, and has come to appreciate the complex interaction between landscapes and people that characterize all conservation efforts. This book weaves together anecdotes, personal reflection, and fascinating detail from past and current Nature Conservancy projects to present a lively and inspiring introduction to issues of land conservation and management, and to The Nature Conservancy's approach to conservation.

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