The Endangered Species Act at Thirty: v. 2: Conserving Biodiversity in Human-dominated Landscapes

A companion volume to The Endangered Species Act at Thirty: Renewing the Conservation Promise , published by Island Press in fall 2005, this new book examines the key policy tools available for protecting biodiversity in the United States by revisiting some basic questions in conservation: What are we trying to protect and why? What are the limits of species-based conservation? Can we develop new conservation strategies that are more ecologically and economically viable than past approaches?