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This series is dedicated to serving the growing community of scholars and practitioners concemed with the principles and...

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Exact title of the book
Landscape Ecology: Theory and Application
Book author
Zeev Naveh
Book edition
Hardcover
Number of pages
356 pages
Language
English
Published
December 12th 1983 by Springer
File size (in PDF)
1424 kB
Landscape Ecology: Theory and Application

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This series is dedicated to serving the growing community of scholars and practitioners concemed with the principles and applications of environ mental management. Each volume is a thorough treatment of a specific topic of importance for proper management practices. A fundamental objective of these books is to help the reader discem and implement man's stewardship of our environment and the world's renewable re sources.

For we must strive to understand the relationship between man and nature, act to bring harmony to it, and nurture an environment that is both stable and productive. These objectives have often eluded us because the pursuit of other individual and societal goals has diverted us from a course of living in balance with the environment. At times, therefore, the environmental manager may have to exert restrictive control, which is usually best applied to man, not nature.

Attempts to alter or hamess nature have often failed or backfired, as exemplified by the results of imprudent use of herbicides, fertilizers, water, and other agents. Each book in this series will shed light on the fundamental and applied aspects of environmental management. It is hoped that each will help solve a practical and serious environmental problem."