Island Press

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Books

  • Conservation Across Borders

    Conservation Across Borders

    Conservationists have long been aware that political boundaries rarely coincide with natural boundaries. From the establishment of early 'peace parks' to the designation of continental migratory pathways, a wide range of transborder mechanisms to protect biodiversity have been established by conservationists in both the public and private sectors. Conservation Across Borders presents a broad overview of the history of transboundary

  • Ecology and Management of a Forested Landscape: Fifty Years on the Savannah River Site

    Ecology and Management of a Forested Landscape: Fifty Years on the Savannah River Site

    Can land degraded by centuries of agriculture be restored to something approaching its original productivity and diversity? This book tells the story of fifty years of restoration and management of the forested landscape of the Savannah River Site, a 310-square-mile tract of land in the coastal plain of South Carolina that has been closed to the public for more than five decades.Ecology and Management of a Forested Landscape presents