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Wilderness stewardship in an era of global changesAuthor(s): David J. Parsons
Source: International Journal of Wilderness. 12(3): 16, 8.
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionIt seems increasingly clear that the primary challenge to the future preservation of wild landscapes will be adapting to the rapidly changing social and biophysical environments within which such areas exist. Established in large part as islands of naturalness, where human influences are minimized, wilderness ecosystems are now threatened by myriad changes, many of which result from external human activities over which wilderness managers have no control.
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CitationParsons, David J. 2006. Wilderness stewardship in an era of global changes. International Journal of Wilderness. 12(3): 16, 8.
Keywordswilderness, global change, landscapes, ecosystems, human activities
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