eBook Preservation & Wilderness Issues, 1st Edition

  • Craig W. Allin
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  • ISBN-10: 1587659239
  • ISBN-13: 9781587659232
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 158 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released February 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

PRESERVATION AND WILDERNESS ISSUES is a single-volume monograph that contains selected essays from Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues. Every article in this set was carefully selected by our editors to provide the best information available about the topic. The essays in PRESERVATION AND WILDERNESS consider the concept of preservation, the laws enacted to protect the nation's lands, and the various groups and individuals who advocate preservation.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Contributors.
1: Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act.
2: Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition.
3: Antiquities Act.
4: Aquaculture.
5: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
6: Aswan High Dam.
7: Beaches.
8: Biosphere reserves.
9: Bonn Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals.
10: Carter, Jimmy.
11: Conservation.
12: Conservation movement.
13: Conservation Reserve Program.
14: Controlled Burning.
15: Convention Relative to the Preservation of Fauna and Flora in Their Natural State.
16: Cross-Florida Barge Canal.
17: Debt-for-Nature Swaps.
18: Deforestation.
19: Ecotourism.
20: Endangered Species and Species Protection Policy.
21: Environmental Impact Assessments and Statements.
22: Environmental Law, International.
23: European Diploma of Protected Areas.
24: Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S..
25: Gila Wilderness Area.
26: Glen Canyon Dam.
27: Global ReLeaf.
28: Grand Canyon.
29: Grand Coulee Dam.
30: Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge.
31: Green Plan.
32: Greenbelts.
33: Habitat Destruction.
34: Hetch Hetchy Dam.
35: Indigenous Peoples and Nature Preservation.
36: International Union for Conservation of Nature.
37: John Muir Trail.
38: Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks.
39: Land-Use Planning.
40: Leopold, Aldo.
41: Logging and Clear-Cutting.
42: Lovejoy, Thomas E..
43: Mather, Stephen T..
44: Migratory Bird Act.
45: Mine Reclamation.
46: Naess, Arne.
47: National Forests.
48: National Park Service, U.S..
49: National Parks.
50: National Trails System Act.
51: Nature Conservancy.
52: Nature Preservation Policy.
53: Nature Reserves.
54: Preservation.
55: Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance.
56: Recycling.
57: Roadless Area Conservation Rule.
58: Roosevelt, Theodore.
59: Rowell, Galen.
60: Scenic Hudson Preservation Conference v. Federal Power Commission.
61: Serengeti National Park.
62: Sierra Club.
63: Sierra Club v. Morton.
64: Soil Conservation.
65: Sustainable Agriculture.
66: Sustainable Development.
67: Sustainable Forestry.
68: Tellico Dam.
69: United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification.
70: Watt, James.
71: Wetlands.
72: Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.
73: Wilderness Act.
74: Wilderness Areas.
75: Wilderness Society.
76: Wildfires.
77: Wildlife Refuges.
78: World Heritage Convention.
79: World Summit on Sustainable Development.
80: Yellowstone National Park.
81: Yosemite Valley.
82: Zapovednik System.
Bibliography.
Category Index.
Index.