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The Future of the Wild: Radical Conservation for a Crowded World
With appropriate urgency and a thorough understanding of history and the issues, Jonathan Adams offers a sound conservation strategy in The Future of the Wild, using the latest in conservation science as well as the desires of local communities to protect the places where people live and work. With modern examples, Adams shows how each small success moves conservationists ...more
Paperback, 296 pages
Published February 15th 2007 by Beacon Press
(first published 2006)
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I selected this book for its breadth of scope. That is, it develops case studies from around the U.S., addresses indigenous values in addition to government-imposed (i.e., top-down) strategies, has a section devoted entirely to Yellowstone, and even delves into international perspectives and approaches to wilderness and conservation. Can't wait to dive into it, and am confident I'll find useful teaching resources here.