January-March, 2004

CM Cover V5N1 January March, 2004

Volume 5, Number 1

Features

REFLECTIONS ON THE POND
The pond is the universal icon for wetlands. But to Joy Zedler, ponds are the ecological equivalent of fast-food chains, an emblem of the homogenization of the landscape
by Sarah DeWeerdt

WIN-WIN ILLUSIONS Cover Story
Over the past two decades, efforts to heal the rift between poor people and protected areas have foundered. So what next?
by Jon Christensen

URBANIZATION’S AURA
After several years of searching, a NASA biologist found a way to track urban sprawl in probably the least obvious place
by John Weier

Numbers In Context

IS THERE ROOM FOR CONSERVATION IN AN ALL CONSUMING WORLD? Print Only
The story of consumption in the 21st century is as much about emerging consumer nations as it is about traditional ones.
by Gary Gardner, Erik Assadourian, RadhikaSarin, and Janet L. Sawin

Case Study

ROAD KILL
Vehicle collisions can be a matter of life or death, not just for individual animals but for entire species. In Florida, ecologists and engineers have devised an elegantly simple statewide solution.
by David Havlick

Essays

THE LAST MONSTER Print Only
By David Quammen

Journal Watch

Does Shade Coffee Help or Hinder Conservation?
Dung Could Help Restore Mediterranean Grasslands

Endangered Species Listings May Backfire

Even Hand-Logging Can Threaten Orangutans

Nonlethal Carnivore Control

Restoring Destroyed Grasslands in China

Groundwater Crisis Threatens Subterranean Biodiversity

Book Marks

BOOK REVIEWS Print Only

From Readers

YOUR LETTERS AND COMMENTS Print Only

Uneasy Chair

IS CONSERVATION READY FOR THE LIGHT OF DAY? by Jon Christensen

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