Energy sprawl and wildlife conservation

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North American wildlife conservation in the twentieth century often progressed under the implicit assumption that full recovery and conservation of species was possible. In the twenty-first century, society’s increased energy demands are a wake-up call to facilitate conservation in the face of massive new development objectives. These two case studies from the sagebrush and boreal ecosystems of North America illustrate the benefits of proactive, rather than retrospective, conservation planning using triage frameworks.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEnergy Sprawl Solutions
Subtitle of host publicationBalancing Global Development and Conservation
PublisherIsland Press-Center for Resource Economics
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)9781610917230
ISBN (Print)9781610917223
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017


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