By Fred B. Samson, Fritz L. Knopf
Surroundings administration has emerged long ago a number of years because the new paradigm for handling private and non-private land. It combines the rules of ecosystem-level ecology with the coverage requisites of source and public land administration. This number of chosen readings will function an creation to the strategies of organic variety, ecological strategy, biotic integrity, and ecological sustainability that underlie surroundings administration.
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Schueler, M. E. Baldwin, and D. S. Lee. 1986. Ichthyofaunal patterns on a geographic grid. Pages 17-51 in C. H. Hocutt and E. O. Wiley, editors. The Zoogeography of North American Freshwater Fishes. John Wiley, New York. McDowall, R. M. 1984. Designing reserves for freshwater fish in New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 14:17-27. Miller, R. R. 1966. Geographical distribution of Central American fishes. Copeia 1966:773-802. Miller, R. , and M. I. Smith. 1986. Origin and geography of the fishes of central Mexico.