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Audubonian Sketches

R[obert] W. Shufeldt.

in Spare the Birds!

August 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 3488 words.

This chapter reproduces Robert W. Shufeldt's (1850–1934) description of Audubon's early drawings in The Audubon Magazine (volume 1, issue 12 [January 1887] and volume 2, issue 1 [February...

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Back to the Future

John N. Kittinger, Joshua E. Cinner, Shankar Aswani and Alan T. White.

in Marine Historical Ecology in Conservation

December 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 10969 words.

In many parts of the world, marine resource governance systems include aspects of customary marine tenure and traditional sociocultural institutions for resource management. These practices...

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Banned

Frederick Rowe Davis.

November 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 288 pages.

Rachel Carson's eloquent book Silent Spring stands as one of the most important books of the twentieth century and inspired important and long-lasting changes in environmental science and...

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The Bard’s Bird; or, The Slings and Arrows of Avicultural Hegemony

Charles Mitchell.

in Trash Animals

May 2013; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 4576 words.

Charles Mitchell examines the starling’s introduction to America as one man’s attempt to introduce every bird species mentioned in Shakespeare’s plays. Since then Starlings have become one...

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Beauty and the Beast

Catherine Puckett.

in Trash Animals

May 2013; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 8870 words.

In “Beauty and the Beast,” an essay about the increasingly rare Eastern diamond-back rattlesnake, wildlife biologist, Catherine Puckett, discusses the intolerance her friends, family and...

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Being Otherwise

Stephanie Rutherford.

in Governing the Wild

November 2011; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 8539 words.

This chapter brings together the case studies explored in the book, drawing out their similarities and differences, demonstrating how each serves to generate similar knowledge, practices,...

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Beyond the Tragedy in Global Fisheries

D. G. Webster.

December 2015; p ublished online September 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 488 pages.

This book delves into the evolution of marine fisheries governance from early times to the present, showing how responsive governance works—or fails to work—in settings ranging from...

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Biography of Alexander Wilson

George Bird Grinnell.

in Spare the Birds!

August 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 13324 words.

This chapter contains Grinnell's account of the life of Audubon's predecessor, Alexander Wilson, taken from the final eight issues of The Audubon Magazine (June 1888–January 1889)....

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Canadas

Bernard Quetchenbach.

in Trash Animals

May 2013; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 7600 words.

In his essay, “From Conservation Success to Flying Carp,” Bernard Quetchenbach recalls his childhood memories of migrating geese during his adolescence near Buffalo, New York. Quetchenbach...

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The Character of John James Audubon

George Bird Grinnell.

in Spare the Birds!

August 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 2910 words.

This chapter captures Grinnell's assessment of Audubon's character and pays tribute to Lucy in issues 9–10 (October–November 1887) of The Audubon Magazine. It puts together a picture of...

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