Book 2014

Peak Oil, Economic Growth, and Wildlife Conservation

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ISBN: 978-1-4939-1953-6 (Print) 978-1-4939-1954-3 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

  2. The Energy Dilemma

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-27

      Peaking of World Oil Production

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      Pages 29-61

      Energy Return on Investment (EROI), Liquid Fuel Production, and Consequences for Wildlife

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      Pages 63-82

      Implications for the Economy and Environment of Alternatives to Fossil-Fuel Energy

  3. Economic Considerations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 83-86

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      Pages 87-97

      An Institutionalist Perspective on the Economy and Price of Oil

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      Pages 99-117

      The Conflict Between Economic Growth and Wildlife Conservation

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      Pages 119-129

      The Steady State Economy as the Sustainable Alternative to Economic Growth

  4. Fundamental Conflicts

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 131-131

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      Pages 133-156

      Economic Growth and Wildlife Conservation in the North Pacific Rim, Highlighting Alaska and the Russian Far East

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      Pages 157-169

      Oil and Gas Development, the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, and Our Wildlife Heritage

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      Chapter

      Pages 171-190

      Peak Oil and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

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      Pages 191-217

      Impacts of Offshore Oil and Gas Development on Marine Wildlife Resources

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      Chapter

      Pages 219-244

      Alberta Oil Sands Development and Risk Management of Canadian Boreal Ecosystems

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      Pages 245-277

      Environmental and Wildlife Impacts of Oil Shale Production in the Western USA

  5. Wildlife Conservation and the Future

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 279-279

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      Chapter

      Pages 281-298

      Future Trends in Wildlife Conservation and Management Programs

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      Chapter

      Pages 299-315

      Response of Professional Societies and Conservation Organizations to Peak Oil and Economic Growth

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      Chapter

      Pages 317-339

      Envisioning an Alternative Future

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 341-346