The Political Economy of Endangered Species Conservation

O'Laughlin, Jay
December 1998
Electronic Green Journal;Dec98, pN.PAG
Academic Journal
Focuses on the political aspects in the conservation of endangered species. Information on concept of the Endangered Species Act (ESA); Dilemma presented by the ESA regarding endangered species conservation; Problems associated with ecosystem management.


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