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Dealing in Diversity America's Market for Nature Conservation

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ISBN-10: 0521465672

ISBN-13: 9780521465670

Edition: 1995

Authors: Victoria Edwards

List price: $119.99
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With sixty per cent of the land in the United States under private ownership, the role of the private sector in the conservation of habitat and species diversity is being recognised as increasingly important. This book examines the market for the conservation of natural areas in the United States, considering the efforts of both profit and non-profit making ventures. It discusses the costs and benefits of protecting natural areas, and uses specific examples of landowners and agencies involved in private sector conservation. The book concludes by discussing the potential for, and limitations of, the private conservation market, and the role of the government in the market. The effectiveness…    
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Book details

List price: $119.99
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 6/29/1995
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 202
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Private provision of conservation
The conservation market
Collective action
Protective mechanisms and incentives
Watchable wildlife
Turning development into conservation
Conservation partners
Towards a more holistic approach