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Fate of the wild [electronic resource] : the Endangered Species Act and the future of biodiversity / Bonnie B. Burgess.

By: Burgess, Bonnie B, 1946-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, c2001Description: 1 online resource (xix, 211 p.).ISBN: 9780820340241 (electronic bk.); 0820340243 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Endangered species -- Government policy -- United States | Biodiversity conservation -- Government policy -- United States | United States. Endangered Species Act of 1973 -- History | SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Biological Diversity | NATURE -- Animals -- Wildlife | Washingtoner Artenschutz�ubereinkommen | Biodiversit�at | Naturschutz | Umweltpolitik | Bedrohte Tiere | Bedrohte Pflanzen | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Fate of the wild.DDC classification: 333.95/22/0973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- PART ONE: SETTING THE STAGE: History of the Endangered Species Act -- The Endangered Species Act today -- The importance of biodiversity -- PART TWO: CHARACTERS: Protagonists and the environmental arguments -- Antagonists and the private rights argument -- PART THREE: CONFLICT: In the halls of Congress -- Presidential power -- The bureaucratic contribution -- Species economics -- PART FOUR: RESOLUTION: Ecosystem management -- Antidote.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-199) and index.

Introduction -- PART ONE: SETTING THE STAGE: History of the Endangered Species Act -- The Endangered Species Act today -- The importance of biodiversity -- PART TWO: CHARACTERS: Protagonists and the environmental arguments -- Antagonists and the private rights argument -- PART THREE: CONFLICT: In the halls of Congress -- Presidential power -- The bureaucratic contribution -- Species economics -- PART FOUR: RESOLUTION: Ecosystem management -- Antidote.

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Fate of the wild by Burgess, Bonnie B., ©2001
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