Conservation Biologists, Civic Science and the Preservation of BC Forests
Krajnc, Anita, Journal of Canadian Studies
This essay assesses the role conservation biologists play inside and outside government in efforts to protect British Columbia's ancient rain-forest ecosystems. An epistemic community of government-entrenched conservation biologists has largely been absent or ad hoc, playing a negligible role in conservation. The Clayoquot Sound Scientific Panel is a partial exception, with the important advisory role it played to the BC government regarding sustainable forest management in the region. Instead, a mission-oriented, transnational "civic" scientific community has emerged around the Y2Y Conservation Initiative, Conservation Area Design plans for the BC's coastal rain forests and efforts to …
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Publication information: Article title: Conservation Biologists, Civic Science and the Preservation of BC Forests. Contributors: Krajnc, Anita - Author. Journal title: Journal of Canadian Studies. Volume: 37. Issue: 3 Publication date: Fall 2002. Page number: 219. © Trent University Fall 1996. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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