After the Grizzly: Endangered Species and the Politics of by Peter S. Alagona

By Peter S. Alagona

Completely researched and finely crafted, After the Grizzly strains the background of endangered species and habitat in California, from the time of the Gold Rush to the current. Peter S. Alagona indicates how scientists and conservationists got here to view the fates of endangered species as inextricable from ecological stipulations and human actions within the locations the place these species lived.

Focusing at the tales of 4 high-profile endangered species—the California condor, wasteland tortoise, Delta smelt, and San Joaquin package fox—Alagona bargains an soaking up account of ways american citizens built a political process able to generating and maintaining debates within which imperiled species function proxies for broader conflicts concerning the politics of position. The problem for conservationists within the twenty-first century, this ebook claims, could be to redefine habitat conservation past secure wildlands to construct extra assorted and sustainable landscapes.

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66: 222, 1928). n. [KJ). - D: Canary Islands (Hierro); to 800 m. == Sempervivum valverdense Praeger (1925). 5 mm, lanceolate, acuminate, whitish, often pinkish or reddish variegated; Fil puberulent. AFROVIVELLA H. 't Hart Afrovivella A. Berger (NPF2, 18a: 466-467, 1930). T: Umbilicus semiensis Gay ex A. ]. ); both as Rosularia D: Ethiopia. Etym: From Lat. 'Africa', Africa, for its occurrence; and in allusion to the similarly rosette-producing genus Sempervivella (Crassulaceae). 8 cm, campanulate, outside glandular; Pet united for /3, white, outside tinged reddish, apex mucronate; NSc oblong, acicular; Ca slender.

Cotyledon galpinii Schonland & Baker fil. (1902); incl. Cotyledon virescens SchOnland & Baker fil. (1902) =: Cotyledon macrantha var. ) von Poellnitz (1937); incl. Cotyledon whiteae Schonland & Baker fil. (1902); incl. Cotyledon whitei SchOnland & Baker fil. (1902); incl. Cotyledon flavida Fourcade (1934) =: Cotyledon decussata var. flavida (Fourcade) von Poellnitz (1937); inel. Cotyledon leucophylla C. A. Smith (1934); incl. Cotyledon decussata var. rubra von Poellnitz (1937); inel. Cotyledon obermeyeriana von Poellnitz (1937); incl.

6, 1907). T: RSA, Eastern Cape (Marloth 4379 [PRE]). - D: RSA (Eastern Cape); Noorsveld and Valley Bushveld, summerflowering. Incl. Cotyledon teretifolia Thunberg (1794) (nom. , Art. 1); incl. Cotyledon teretifolia var. subglabra Harvey (1862) (nom. , Art. 1). 5 mm 0, flattened; NSc transversely oblong, to 1 x 2 mm, yellowish. 2 cm, channelled with a spatulate tip, apex acute, reddish, mucronate. Originally from Nieuw-Bethesda in the Eastern Cape. 7 cm, with short Ha, margin green, undulating near the tip and reddish.

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