The Carnivore Way
288 pages, 6 x 9
Hardcover
Release Date:01 May 2014
ISBN:9781597269827
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The Carnivore Way

Coexisting with and Conserving North America’s Predators

Island Press

In The Carnivore Way, Cristina Eisenberg combinescompelling field narratives and fascinating science to explore theimportance and challenges of habitat connectivity. Eisenberg followsthe footsteps of six large carnivores – wolves, grizzly bears,lynx, jaguars, wolverines, and cougars – on a 5,000-mile wildlifecorridor from Alaska to Mexico along the Rocky Mountains, showing howtheir well-being is a critical factor in sustaining healthy landscapes.In this timely and inspiring book, Eisenberg shows that creating andmaintaining connected, landscape-scale permeable corridors for largecarnivores can provide an essential and effective tool for coping withglobal change – and preserving biodiversity as we move furtherinto the twenty-first century.

RELATED TOPICS: Environmental Studies, Nature
Cristina Eisenberg has a postdoctoral appointment atOregon State University, in the College of Forestry, where she conductstrophic cascades research focusing on wolves and teaches ecologicalrestoration and public policy.
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