Saving a Place: Endangered Species in the 21st Century

1st Edition

John A. Baden, Pete Geddes

Routledge
Published December 14, 2017
Reference - 272 Pages
ISBN 9781138717046 - CAT# Y325157
Series: Routledge Revivals

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Summary

This title was first published in 2000:  The noble goals embodied in the Endangered Species Act are colliding with financial and social realities. Citizens increasingly face the costs of current policies, while initiatives which fail to respect liberty and property meet serious resistance at every turn. Despite widespread verbal support for saving species ’at any cost’, when trade-offs become obvious, and values compete, support for these policies evaporates. This edited collection examines ethically and materially responsible approaches to this problem, written by leading international figures from a variety of disciplines. The result is the most comprehensive and constructive analysis of the effectiveness and viability of endangered species protection available.

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