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Ethical issues in adaptive management of sub-saharan ecosocial systems


Huppenbauer, Markus; Baumgärtner, Johann; Gilioli, Gianni (2008). Ethical issues in adaptive management of sub-saharan ecosocial systems. In: Alonso, Marta S; Rubio, Irene M. Ecological Management: New Research. Hauppauge NY: Nova Science Publishers, 77-102.

Abstract

Ecological management is focused on maintaining and enhancing the natural values of land to conserve biological diversity. Land protection alone, however, does little to preserve the character of a natural area if impacts such as the introduction of invasive alien plants, or hydrologic disturbances are not also addressed. With continuing alteration of the land by human activity, many ecosystems have become fragmented or reduced to isolated islands surrounded by agricultural fields or developed areas. Ecological management is the key to successful stewardship and can be subdivided into five general catagories: conservation planning, restoration, prescribed management, research and monitoring.This new book presents the latest research in the field.

Ecological management is focused on maintaining and enhancing the natural values of land to conserve biological diversity. Land protection alone, however, does little to preserve the character of a natural area if impacts such as the introduction of invasive alien plants, or hydrologic disturbances are not also addressed. With continuing alteration of the land by human activity, many ecosystems have become fragmented or reduced to isolated islands surrounded by agricultural fields or developed areas. Ecological management is the key to successful stewardship and can be subdivided into five general catagories: conservation planning, restoration, prescribed management, research and monitoring.This new book presents the latest research in the field.

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Item Type:Book Section, not refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:01 Faculty of Theology > Center for Ethics
01 Faculty of Theology > Institute of Theology
Dewey Decimal Classification:230 Christianity & Christian theology
170 Ethics
Language:English
Date:2008
Deposited On:05 Feb 2009 08:18
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 12:57
Publisher:Nova Science Publishers
ISBN:978-1-60456-786-1
Official URL:https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=7458

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