Geog310-Environmenta - Environmentalism and sustainable development Geog 310 Lecture#4 Geog 310 2010 1 Geog 310 2010 2 Learning Objectives The

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1 Geog 310 2010 1 Geog 310 2010 2 Environmentalism and sustainable development Geog 310 - Lecture #4 Learning Objectives Key Ideas Sustained Yield Environmentalism Sustainable Development Debates and Multiple Views Geog 310 2010 3 Geog 310 2010 4 The 1950s: The ‘age of ecological innocence’ Development is prioritized post WWII Environmental impacts of development not a central concern
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2 Geog 310 2010 5 Scientific Conservation and the concept of ‘sustained’ yield Conservationists concerned about rapid depletion of forests, wildlife, fisheries in 19 th century Sustained yield: core concept of new scientific approach to resource management the job is not to stop the ax, but to regulate its use’ (Gifford Pinchot) Geog 310 2010 6 Renewable Resources: Maximum Sustained Yield (MSY) Largest amount of harvest mortality that can occur without degrading productivity of the stock Difficult to calculate and to apply Geog 310 2010 7 The 1960s:
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Geog310-Environmenta - Environmentalism and sustainable development Geog 310 Lecture#4 Geog 310 2010 1 Geog 310 2010 2 Learning Objectives The

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