By Sarah F. Bates,Philip Brick, et al.INscribe Digital|Island Press||Adult NonfictionNatureLanguage(s): EnglishOn sale date: 21.06.2013Street date: 21.06.2013
Amid the coverage gridlock that characterizes such a lot environmental debates, a brand new conservation stream has emerged. often called "collaborative conservation," it emphasizes neighborhood participation, sustainability, and inclusion of the disempowered, and specializes in voluntary compliance and consent instead of criminal and regulatory enforcement. Encompassing a variety of neighborhood partnerships and tasks, it really is altering the face of source administration through the western United States.Across the good Divide offers a considerate exploration of this new circulation, bringing jointly writing, reporting, and research of collaborative conservation from these without delay fascinated by constructing and imposing the technique. participants research: the failure of conventional coverage methods contemporary financial and demographic adjustments that function a backdrop for the emergence of the move the advantages of, and downsides to, collaborative decision-making the demanding situations concerned with integrating...
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What about the critical question of devolving decision-making authority to lower levels of government? How are people to find the balance between local and national authority in issues related to public lands and resources? How are the results of collaborative conservation to be evaluated? What about the use of science in collaboration? Whose voices are missing, and how can those voices be brought in and heard? These questions and others are addressed in this volume, often in the spirit of debate.
But there is another factor beyond mere youthfulness that contributes to the amorphousness of collaborative conservation: It runs counter to the “normal” course of environmental politics, counter to the course of most politics of any kind in the United States. Collaboration tends to scramble ordinary political arrangements; it often requires a redefinition of boundaries, a crossing of borders. Indeed, that scrambling is one source of the immense power that lies latent in collaboration. In preparing the outline for this book, my co-editors, Phil Brick and Sarah Van de Wetering, penned one of the best descriptions I’ve seen of this emerging phenomenon: Often called “collaborative conservation,” this new movement represents the new face of American conservation as we enter the twenty-first century.
And Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, The Curtis and Edith Munson Foundation, The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, The New-Land Foundation, The Oak Foundation, The Overbrook Foundation, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, The Pew Charitable Trusts, The Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Rockefeller Financial Services, The Winslow Foundation, and individual donors. About the Northern Lights Research and Education Institute The Northern Lights Institute is a 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1981 to articulate a vision of economic, cultural, and environmental sustainability for the Northern Rockies and to provide the citizens of the region with the tools needed to achieve that vision.
Across the Great Divide. Explorations in Collaborative Conservation and the American West by Sarah F. Bates,Philip Brick, et al.INscribe Digital|Island Press||Adult NonfictionNatureLanguage(s): EnglishOn sale date: 21.06.2013Street date: 21.06.2013