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Title Proactive strategies for protecting species : pre-listing conservation and the Endangered Species Act / edited by C. Josh Donlan.

Publication Info. Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2015]

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Edition FIrst edition.
Description 1 online resource (xix, 260 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-255) and index.
Contents An introduction to pre-listing conservation / C. Josh Donlan and Catherine Rothacker -- A primer on species avoidance, minimization, and compensatory mitigation under the US Endangered Species Act / Becca Madsen -- Perspective : endangered species, the desert tortoise, and job creation / Myles Traphagen -- Perspective : renewable energy and endangered species / Sean Kiernan -- Perspective : the challenges and benefits of pre-listing conservation approaches to military readiness / Ryan Orndoff -- Perspective : stewardship over regulation and harnessing the agricultural sector for conservation / Terry R. Fankhauser -- Perspective : forest conservation and private landowners / Rhett Johnson and Mary Sniekus -- Pre-listing conservation : law, policy, and pilot projects / Ya-Wei Li and Tim Male -- A primer on biodiversity measurement systems / Bobby Cochran and Nicole Maness -- A landowner-centered approach to incentivizing participation in pre-listing conservation programs / Michael G. Sorice and Troy Abel -- Market models and finance for upstream species conservation / C. Josh Donlan, Abhishek Jain, and Barbara Müller -- Tools to promote transparent and efficient markets for species conservation / Joanna Silver -- The role of electronic marketplaces in scaling environmental markets / Michael Van Patten and Aaron Martin -- Prospects for pre-listing conservation in freshwater ecosystems / Dan A. Auerbach and Todd K. BenDor -- The greater sage-grouse, energy development, and pre-listing conservation / Shauna Ginger, Sara Vickermen, and Bruce Taylor -- The gopher tortoise, military readiness, and pre-listing conservation / Todd Gartner, C. Josh Donlan, Michael G. Sorice, James Mulligan, Mary Snieckus, and Rhett Johnson -- The future of pre-listing conservation programs for wildlife conservation / Timothy Male and C. Josh Donlan.
Summary Nearly forty years old, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) remains a landmark act in conservation and one of the world's most comprehensive laws designed to prevent species extinctions and support recovery efforts for imperiled species. A controversial law and often subject to political attack, the ESA is successful overall but not without difficulties. Those who enforce the ESA, for example, struggle to achieve viable recovery goals for many species. At the forefront of challenges is a reactive framework that sometimes leads to perverse incentives and legal battles that strain support and resources. Further, few species have been delisted. Proactive Strategies for Protecting Species explores the perspectives, opportunities, and challenges around designing and implementing pre-listing programs and approaches to species conservation. This volume brings together conservation biologists, economists, private and government stakeholders, and others to create a legal, scientific, sociological, financial, and technological foundation for designing solutions that incentivize conservation action for hundreds of at-risk species--prior to their potential listing under the ESA. This forward-thinking, innovative volume provides a roadmap for designing species conservation programs on the ground so they are effective and take place upstream of regulation, which will contribute to a reduction in lawsuits and other expenses that arise after a species is listed. Proactive Strategies for Species Protection is a guidebook for anyone anywhere interested in designing programs that incentivize environmental stewardship and species conservation.
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Subject United States. Endangered Species Act of 1973.
Endangered Species Act of 1973 (United States)
Wildlife conservation -- United States.
Endangered species -- United States.
Conservation of natural resources -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Donlan, C. Josh, 1972- editor.
Other Form: Print version: Proactive strategies for protecting species. First edition. Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2015] 9780520276888 (DLC) 2014039739 (OCoLC)889176109
ISBN 9780520960497 (electronic bk.)
0520960491 (electronic bk.)
9780520276888 (cloth ; alkaline paper)
0520276884 (cloth ; alkaline paper)
Standard No. 40024532512