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Conserving Nature: Scotland and the Wider World

Edited By: R Crofts and Ian Boyd

222 pages, Figs

Birlinn Ltd

Paperback | Dec 2005 | #152641 | ISBN: 1904607470
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About this book

This book commemorates the late John Morton Boyd (1925-1998), one of the most influential figures in nature conservation of Scotland. He was the Nature Conservancy Council's Director for Scotland, Honorary Adviser to the Forestry Commission and the National Trust for Scotland. The eleven essays here discuss conservation at global and local levels, taking into account economic, ethical and political considerations in their discussion of one of the most pressing issues of the age.


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Biography

Ian Boyd, Professor of Biology, University of St Andrews and Head of NERC Sea Mammal Research Institute, St Andrews. Professor Roger Crofts, Chief Executive, Scottish Natural Heritage, 1992-2002. Chair IUCN UK Committee 1999-2002, Chair IUCN WCPA Europe 2000-.

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