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Author Fraser, Caroline.
Title Rewilding the world : dispatches from the conservation revolution / Caroline Fraser.
Publication Info. New York : Metropolitan Books, c2009.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 3  575.3 F    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description xii, 400 p. : maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [355]-377) and index.
Contents The Predicta Moth -- Pt. 1: Cores, corridors, and carnivores. Rewilding North America: Pluie -- The trouble with islands -- Rewilding in the real world -- "A corridor in people's minds" -- The problem with predators: The green fire -- "Buy more cats" -- Corridors in Central and South America: Categories for concern -- The path of the panther -- Fragments of Brazil -- Reconnecting in the Old World: The European green belt -- A problem bear -- The rebirth of the Neusiedler See -- Reclaiming Romania -- The accidental corridor -- Pt. 2: An Africa without fences. Peace parks and paper parks: Corridors with leverage -- From penitent butchers to paper parks -- "An Africa without fences" -- The great Limpopo: The elephant problem -- The people problem -- The Giriyondo Gate -- The view from Cape Town -- The Lumbombo transfrontier: Tembe -- Breakthrough at Ndumo -- Looking for Kaza: "It looks great on paper" -- Night shift to Namibia -- The demon croc -- "The elephants are going home" -- Pt. 3: Community conservation: "very tricky." The conservancy moment: Namibia's experiment -- Kenya and "the government's cattle" -- The cattle ranch that became a conservancy -- In the northern rangelands -- Drought -- The tiger moving game: Royal rhinos and community forests -- The people's war -- Goats, guns, people -- Looking for tigers at Tiger Tops -- The cautionary tale of Corcovado -- Pt. 4: "Sustainable conservation". Resurrection ecology: From Curtis Prairie to fresh kills -- Trade-offs -- Shifting baselines and pleistocene rewilding -- Costa Rica's thousand-year vision: Large-scale and long-term -- The parataxonomists -- Regrowing Australia: Extreme extinction -- A million acres a year -- The puzzle -- Living in the link -- Conclusion: Only connect.
Subject Biodiversity conservation.
Endangered species.
Restoration ecology.
Added Title Dispatches from the conservation revolution
ISBN 9780805078268
0805078266