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Ecological integrity [electronic resource] : integrating environment, conservation, and health / edited by David Pimentel, Laura Westra, Reed F. Noss.

Contributor(s): Pimentel, David, 1925- | Westra, Laura | Noss, Reed F.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : Island Press, c2000Description: 1 online resource (xi, 428 p.).ISBN: 1559638079 (cloth : acid-free paper); 9781559638074 (cloth : acid-free paper); 1559638087 (paper : acid-free paper); 9781559638081 (paper : acid-free paper); 1417543833 (electronic bk.); 9781417543830 (electronic bk.); 9781610910637 (electronic bk.); 161091063X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Ecological integrity | Electronic books | Int�egrit�e �ecologique | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Human Geography | Prote�c�ao ambiental | Meio ambiente (qualidade) | Desenvolvimento sustent�avel | Equil�ibrio ecol�ogico | Sa�ude ambiental | Qualidade de vida | Recursos naturais (conserva�c�ao)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Ecological integrity.DDC classification: 304.2 Online resources: EBSCOhost | EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction and outline of the integrity concept. Ecological integrity and the aims of the Global Integrity Project / Laura Westra ... Historical and philosophical foundations. Ecological integrity and the Darwinian paradigm / Alan Holland -- Ecosystem design in historical and philosophical context / Mark Sagoff -- Reconstructing ecology / Ernest Partridge -- Toward the measurement of ecological integrity / Robert E. Ulanowicz -- Sustainability and integrity of natural resource systems. Environmental sustainability and integrity in the agriculture sector / Robert Goodland, David Pimentel -- Patch disturbance, ecofootprints, and biological integrity : revisiting the limits to growth (or why industrial society is inherently unsustainable) / William E. Rees -- Can Canadian approaches to sustainable forest management maintain ecological integrity? / Peter Miller, James W. Ehnes -- Pattern of forest integrity in the Eastern United States and Canada : measuring loss and recovery / Orie L. Loucks -- Maintaining the ecological integrity of landscapes and ecoregions / Reed Noss -- Health, integrity, and biological assessment : the importance of measuring whole things / James R. Karr -- Global change, fisheries, and the integrity of marine ecosystems : the future has already begun / Daniel Pauly. Human and societal health. Global environmental change in the coming century : how sustainable are recent health gains? / A.J. McMichael -- Epidemiologic methods for assessing the health impact of diminishing ecological integrity / Colin L. Soskolne, Lee E. Sieswerda, H. Morgan Scott -- Institutionalized environmental violence and human rights / Laura Westra. Economics and ethics of achieving global integrity. The cost of the wild : international equity and the losses from environmental conservation / Ted Schrecker -- A complex systems approach to urban ecosystem integrity : the benefit side / Philippe Crabb�e -- A biocentric defense of environmental integrity / James P. Sterba -- Commodity potential : an approach to understanding the ecological consequences of markets / Jack P. Manno -- The state of the planet at the five-year review of Rio and the prospects for protecting worldwide ecological integrity / Donald A. Brown. Synthesis. Implementing global ecological integrity : a synthesis / Donald A. Brown ... [et al.].
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Introduction and outline of the integrity concept. Ecological integrity and the aims of the Global Integrity Project / Laura Westra ... [et al.] Historical and philosophical foundations. Ecological integrity and the Darwinian paradigm / Alan Holland -- Ecosystem design in historical and philosophical context / Mark Sagoff -- Reconstructing ecology / Ernest Partridge -- Toward the measurement of ecological integrity / Robert E. Ulanowicz -- Sustainability and integrity of natural resource systems. Environmental sustainability and integrity in the agriculture sector / Robert Goodland, David Pimentel -- Patch disturbance, ecofootprints, and biological integrity : revisiting the limits to growth (or why industrial society is inherently unsustainable) / William E. Rees -- Can Canadian approaches to sustainable forest management maintain ecological integrity? / Peter Miller, James W. Ehnes -- Pattern of forest integrity in the Eastern United States and Canada : measuring loss and recovery / Orie L. Loucks -- Maintaining the ecological integrity of landscapes and ecoregions / Reed Noss -- Health, integrity, and biological assessment : the importance of measuring whole things / James R. Karr -- Global change, fisheries, and the integrity of marine ecosystems : the future has already begun / Daniel Pauly. Human and societal health. Global environmental change in the coming century : how sustainable are recent health gains? / A.J. McMichael -- Epidemiologic methods for assessing the health impact of diminishing ecological integrity / Colin L. Soskolne, Lee E. Sieswerda, H. Morgan Scott -- Institutionalized environmental violence and human rights / Laura Westra. Economics and ethics of achieving global integrity. The cost of the wild : international equity and the losses from environmental conservation / Ted Schrecker -- A complex systems approach to urban ecosystem integrity : the benefit side / Philippe Crabb�e -- A biocentric defense of environmental integrity / James P. Sterba -- Commodity potential : an approach to understanding the ecological consequences of markets / Jack P. Manno -- The state of the planet at the five-year review of Rio and the prospects for protecting worldwide ecological integrity / Donald A. Brown. Synthesis. Implementing global ecological integrity : a synthesis / Donald A. Brown ... [et al.].

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