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Conservation in the Internet Age: Threats and Opportunities

Edited By: James N Levitt

364 pages, B/w photos, figs, maps

Island Press

Paperback | Sep 2002 | #133303 | ISBN: 155963913X
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The Internet and advanced logistics are enabling new changes on the landscape, with both positive and negative impacts on efforts to conserve land and biodiversity. This volume provides a general overview of the impact of new technologies and networks and explores the potentially disruptive impacts of the new networks on open space and biodiversity. It presents case studies of innovative ways that conservation organizations are using the new networks to pursue their missions and considers how rapid change in the Internet age creates the potential for landmark conservation initiatives.

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James N. Levitt is director of the Internet and Conservation Project at the Taubman Center for State and Local Government at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

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