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Values-led conservation

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In international nature conservation policy, value-arguments based on science and economic rationalism increasingly overshadow the aesthetic and ethical arguments that originally inspired the conservation movement. We argue that this trend risks removing conservation from the public realm, in part because it facilitates the adoption by nongovernment conservation bodies of corporate values and/or their integration with government bureaucracies. By contrast, the explicit recognition of aestheti...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Biodiversity Research Group
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Environment,Centre for the - Geography,School of
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Zoology
Publisher:
Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
Journal:
Global Ecology & Biogeography Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
4
Pages:
271-274
Publication date:
2003-07-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1466-8238
ISSN:
1466-822X
URN:
uuid:597c7b52-df4e-428a-9374-3fedadb7d08f
Local pid:
ora:3178

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