The Resource The carnivore way, Cristina Eisenberg, (electronic resource)

The carnivore way, Cristina Eisenberg, (electronic resource)

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The carnivore way
Title
The carnivore way
Statement of responsibility
Cristina Eisenberg
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carnivore way
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coexisting with and conserving north americas predators
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eng
Summary
What would it be like to live in a world with no predators roaming our landscapes? Would their elimination, which humans have sought with ever greater urgency in recent times, bring about a pastoral, peaceful human civilization? Or in fact is their existence critical to our own, and do we need to be doing more to assure their health and the health of the landscapes they need to thrive? In The Carnivore Way, Cristina Eisenberg argues compellingly for the necessity of top predators in large, undisturbed landscapes, and how a continental-long corridor-a "carnivore way"-provides the room they need to roam and connected landscapes that allow them to disperse. Eisenberg follows the footsteps of six large carnivores-wolves, grizzly bears, lynx, jaguars, wolverines, and cougars-on a 7,500-mile wildlife corridor from Alaska to Mexico along the Rocky Mountains. Backed by robust science, she shows how their well-being is a critical factor in sustaining healthy landscapes and how it is possible for humans and large carnivores to coexist peacefully and even to thrive. University students in natural resource science programs, resource managers, conservation organizations, and anyone curious about carnivore ecology and management in a changing world will find a thoughtful guide to large carnivore conservation that dispels long-held myths about their ecology and contributions to healthy, resilient landscapes
Summary
A study of six species of large carnivores that live in a wildlife corridor extending from Alaska to Mexico explains the importance of maintaining large predator populations and how these animals contribute to the sustainability of healthy landscapes
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10320387
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Midwest
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Eisenberg, Cristina
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • Biological Diversity
  • Science
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adult
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coexisting with and conserving north america's predators
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The carnivore way, Cristina Eisenberg, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
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MWT11447114
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1 online resource
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online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781610912082
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11447114
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The carnivore way, Cristina Eisenberg, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11447114
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781610912082
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11447114
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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