21_Restoration2011 - Restoring nature? The politics and...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style Restoring nature? The politics and ethics of environmental restoration
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Introduction EX: wolves in the United States From extermination to reintroduction http://www.historycooperative.org/journals/cp/vol-04/no-01/coleman/images/wolf-gaze.jpg
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What do we restore? Which species, when , and where ? To what extent ? Why restore? If restoration is human reshaping of the landscape, how does restoration challenge not only binary of nature/culture, but also narratives of decline? While restoration may challenge certain ideas and practices, what are its limits ? Does restoration justify current values and practices?
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European settlement Uses of animals Non-desirable ones (esp. non-human predators) Sanctioned hunts Killing technologies (esp. with industrialization) Bison / wolves / humans Descriptions: early 19th c v. early 20th c http://www.nps.gov/archive/yell/tours/thismonth/march2005/boblandis/wolfbisonpic3.jpg
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