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Center for Environmental Research and Conservation (CERC): A New Multi-Institutional Partnership to Prepare the Next Generation of Environmental Leaders

Don J. Melnick and Mary C. Pearl

462

Natural Capitalism

Paul G. Hawken

471

Part 8
Infrastructure for Sustaining Biodiversity—Policy

Linking Science and Policy: A Research Agenda for Colombian Biodiversity

Cristián Samper

483

Sustainability and the Law: An Assessment of the Endangered Species Act

Michael J. Bean

493

Government Policy and Sustainability of Biodiversity in Costa Rica

René Castro

500

National Security, National Interest, and Sustainability

Thomas E. Lovejoy

506

Biodiversity and Organizing for Sustainability in the United States Government

Timothy E. Wirth

514

Part 9
Examples of Sustainability

How to Grow a Wildland: The Gardenification of Nature

Daniel H. Janzen

521

Measures to Conserve Biodiversity in Sustainable Forestry: The Río Condór Project

Mary T. Kalin Arroyo

530

Chemical Prospecting: The New Natural History

Thomas Eisner

543

Conservation Medicine: An Emerging Field

Mark Pokras, Gary Tabor, Mary Pearl, David Sherman, and Paul Epstein

551

How Countries with Limited Resources Are Dealing with Biodiversity Problems

Jeffrey A. McNeely

557

Biodiversity and Sustainable Human Development: The Costa Rican Agenda

Rodrigo Gámez, Sandra Rodríguez, and Ana Elena Valdés

573

The National Biodiversity Information System of Mexico

Jorge Soberón and Patricia Koleff

586

Community Involvement and Sustainability: The Malpai Borderlands Effort

William McDonald and Ronald J. Bemis

596

Index

605



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