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Rearticulating the myth of human–wildlife conflict
Human–wildlife conflict has emerged as the central vocabulary for cases requiring balance between resource demands of humans and wildlife. This phrase is problematic because, given traditionalExpand
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Sharing the Earth: The Rhetoric of Sustainable Development
A critical look at the discourse surrounding a widely promoted means of environmentally sensitive economic development"An important contribution by widening the area of 'applied communication'Expand
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Conservation and the Myth of Consensus
Environmental policy makers are embracing consensus-based approaches to environmental de- cision making in an attempt to enhance public participation in conservation and facilitate the potentiallyExpand
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Deconstructing the Poaching Phenomenon A Review of Typologies for Understanding Illegal Hunting
Summary of drivers of the deviance typologies As a consequence of the fundamental division between the normative and instrumental perspectives within the drivers of the deviance approach, littleExpand
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Policy stakeholders and deployment of wind power in the sub-national context: A comparison of four U.S. states
As climate change mitigation gains attention in the United States, low-carbon energy technologies such as wind power encounter both opportunities and barriers en route to deployment. This paperExpand
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Socio-Political Evaluation of Energy Deployment (SPEED): An integrated research framework analyzing energy technology deployment
Abstract Stabilizing atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases to reduce the risks of climate change requires a major transition in society's energy infrastructure; yet despite a growing senseExpand
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Using informant directed interviews to discover risk orientation: How formative evaluations based in interpretive analysis can improve persuasive safety campaigns
Abstract This essay demonstrates how qualitative analysis of a target audience's discourse can identify themes and issues that need to be targeted in an effective persuasive campaign. The text forExpand
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Obscuring ecosystem function with application of the ecosystem services concept.
Conservationists commonly have framed ecological concerns in economic terms to garner political support for conservation and to increase public interest in preserving global biodiversity. BeginningExpand
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Rooted in the Soil: How Understanding the Perspectives of Landowners Can Enhance the Management of Environmental Disputes.
This essay uses mythic criticism to examine missed opportunities for identifying with landowners in ways that would enhance the constructive management of environmental disputes. It focuses on theExpand
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Argumentation and Critical Decision Making
Preface Part One Principles 1 Defining Argumentation Elements of Argumentation Elements of Critical Decision Making Conclusion Projects/Exercises 2 Appraising Argumentation Argumentation and BeingExpand
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