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Amazon conservation in the age of development [electronic resource] : the limits of providence / Ronald A. Foresta.

By: Foresta, Ronald A, 1944-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Gainesville, Fla. : University of Florida Press, Center for Latin American Studies, c1991Description: 1 online resource (x, 366 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0585235104 (electronic bk.); 9780585235103 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Biodiversity conservation -- Amazon River Region | Rural development -- Environmental aspects -- Amazon River Region | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- Sustainable Development | NATURE -- Environmental Conservation & Protection | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Amazon conservation in the age of development.DDC classification: 333.7/2/09811 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Nature and the practice of development -- Tracing the landscape of biological value -- The mosaic of opportunity -- Conservation ascendant -- The unseen limits of Amazon conservation -- The Lees of success: The IBDF in the eighties -- Defending the natural areas in the eighties -- Hobson's choice-SEMA in the eighties -- Discerning the limits of providence in the nineties and beyond.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-346) and index.

Nature and the practice of development -- Tracing the landscape of biological value -- The mosaic of opportunity -- Conservation ascendant -- The unseen limits of Amazon conservation -- The Lees of success: The IBDF in the eighties -- Defending the natural areas in the eighties -- Hobson's choice-SEMA in the eighties -- Discerning the limits of providence in the nineties and beyond.

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