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Title Ecosystem health : new goals for environmental management / edited by Robert Costanza, Bryan G. Norton, Benjamin D. Haskell.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Island Press, c1992.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  GT21 .E26 1992    Available  ---
Description x, 269 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : what is ecosystem health and why should we worry about it? / Benjamin D. Haskell, Bryan G. Norton, and Robert Costanza -- A new paradigm for environmental management / Bryan G. Norton -- Aldo Leopold's metaphor / J. Baird Callicott -- Has nature a good of its own? / Mark Sagoff -- Toward an open future : ignorance, novelty, and evolution / Malte Faber, Reiner Manstetten, and John Proops -- Environmental existentialism / Talbot Page -- Environmental therapeutic nihilism / Eugene Hargrove -- Ecosystem health and ecological theories / David Ehrenfeld -- What is clinical ecology? / David J. Rapport -- Establishing ecosystem threshold criteria / David J. Schaeffer and David K. Cox -- Alternative models of ecosystem restoration / Susan Power Bratton -- Ecosystem health and trophic flow networks / Robert E. Ulanowicz.
Measures of economic and ecological health / Bruce Hannon -- Ecological integrity : protecting Earth's life support systems / James R. Karr -- Toward an operational definition of ecosystem health / Robert Costanza.
Subject Human ecology -- Philosophy.
Environmental policy.
Environmental ethics.
Ecology -- Philosophy.
Added Author Costanza, Robert.
Norton, Bryan G.
Haskell, Benjamin D.
ISBN 1559631414 (cloth)
1559631406 (paper)