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Closing Remarks for the 1999 British Columbia Conference on Biology and Management of Species and Habitats at Risk (in Proc. Conference Biology & Management of Species and Habitats at Risk) Eastman, Don
1999
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Abstract: The closing remarks for the conference address 3 questions: 1) How far have we come?; 2) Where are we now?; and 3) Where to from here? Using the proceedings of a 1980 conference on the same theme as a reference point, it is clear that species and habitats at risk now command much more interest than before; that the level of knowledge about these topics has increased substantially; and that the conservation of habitats and species has improved. Notwithstanding these significant accomplishments, much remains to be done, because the situation for species and habitats continues to deteriorate. Existing legislation needs to be more effectively applied and new legislation on endangered species is needed. Conservation biologists and managers need to re-assess how they balance the need for additional information with the need for action. Greater effort is needed to educate all sectors of the public on conservation issues...
 
Eastman, Don. 1999. Closing Remarks for the 1999 British Columbia Conference on Biology and Management of Species and Habitats at Risk (in Proc. Conference Biology & Management of Species and Habitats at Risk). Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks. Proceedings - Conference Biology & Management. Vol. 2
 
Topic: Species and Ecosystems at Risk
Keywords: education, conservation, legislation, research, management
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Other Identifier: University College of the Cariboo
 
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