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Dealing in Diversity America's Market for Nature Conservation

By: Victoria M Edwards
200 pages, 19 b/w photos, 22 illus, 5 tabs
Dealing in Diversity
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  • Dealing in Diversity ISBN: 9780521117579 Paperback Jul 2009 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 6 days
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With sixty per cent of the land in the United States under private ownership, the role of the private sector in the conservation of habitat and species diversity is being recognised as increasingly important. This book examines the 'market' for the conservation of natural areas in the United States, considering the efforts of both profit and non-profit making ventures. It discusses the costs and benefits of protecting natural areas, and uses specific examples of landowners and agencies involved in private sector conservation. The book concludes by discussing the potential for, and limitations of, the private conservation market, and the role of the government in the market. The effectiveness of conservation methods is examined at three levels: constitutional, organisational and operational.


1. Private provision of conservation; 2. The conservation market; 3. Collective action; 4. Protective mechanisms and incentives; 5. Fee-hunting; 6. Watchable wildlife; 7. Turning development into conservation; 8. Conservation partners; 9. Towards a more holistic approach; References; Index.

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By: Victoria M Edwards
200 pages, 19 b/w photos, 22 illus, 5 tabs
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...well-written in plain English, and greatly enhanced by many high-quality photographs taken by the author. Recomended very highly... Choice "...well worth adding to one's environmental literature library." Randall S. Rosenberger, Quarterly Review of Biology "This book is an invaluable resource for anyone with an interest in conservation options and ideas..." Stephanie Brodacz, Natural Areas Journal
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