After the Grizzly: Endangered Species and the Politics of by Peter S. Alagona

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By Peter S. Alagona

Completely researched and finely crafted, After the Grizzly lines the historical past of endangered species and habitat in California, from the time of the Gold Rush to the current. Peter S. Alagona indicates how scientists and conservationists got here to view the fates of endangered species as inextricable from ecological stipulations and human actions within the locations the place these species lived.

Focusing at the tales of 4 high-profile endangered species—the California condor, wilderness tortoise, Delta smelt, and San Joaquin package fox—Alagona bargains an soaking up account of ways american citizens constructed a political procedure able to generating and maintaining debates within which imperiled species function proxies for broader conflicts in regards to the politics of position. The problem for conservationists within the twenty-first century, this e-book claims, could be to redefine habitat conservation past secure wildlands to construct extra varied and sustainable landscapes.

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