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Table of Contents: Volume 4, Issue 1

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Young Scholars Dialogue
The Risks and Benefits of Genetically Modified Crops: A Multidisciplinary Perspective
Garry D Peterson, Saul Cunningham, Lisa Deutsch, Jon Erickson, Allyson Quinlan, Ernesto Ráez-Luna, Robert Tinch, Max Troell, Peter Woodbury, and Scot Zens
Research
Toward a Panther-centered View of the Forests of South Florida
Andrew J Kerkhoff, Bruce T Milne, and David S Maehr
Differences and Congruencies between PVA Packages: the Importance of Sex Ratio for Predictions of Extinction Risk
Barry W Brook, Mark A Burgman, and Richard Frankham
Spatial Dynamics of Sea Turtle Abundance and Shrimping Intensity in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico
Carrie J McDaniel, Larry B Crowder, and Jeffery A Priddy
Scaling of Natal Dispersal Distances in Terrestrial Birds and Mammals
Glenn D Sutherland, Alton S Harestad, Karen Price, and Ken Lertzman
Commentary
Comments on "Cross-cultural Conflicts in Fire Management in Northern Australia: Not so Black and White" by Alan Andersen
Thomas Elmqvist
Drivers of Resource Management Practices - Fire in the Belly? Comments on "Cross-cultural Conflicts in Fire Management in Northern Australia: Not so Black and White" by Alan Andersen
A response to: Andersen. 1999. “Cross-cultural Conflicts in Fire Management in Northern Australia: Not so Black and White”
David H. M. Cumming
Genetically Modified Crops and the Agroecosystem: Comments on "Genetically Modified Crops: Risks and Promise" by Gordon Conway
A response to: Conway. 2000. “Genetically Modified Crops: Risks and Promise”
David Pimentel
Comments on "Genetically Modified Crops: Risks and Promise" by Gordon Conway
A response to: Conway. 2000. “Genetically Modified Crops: Risks and Promise”
Madhav Gadgil
GM Foods in the UK between 1996 and 1999: Comments on "Genetically Modified Crops: Risks and Promise" by Gordon Conway
A response to: Conway. 2000. “Genetically Modified Crops: Risks and Promise”
John R Krebs
Genetically Modified Organisms at the Crossroads: Comments on "Genetically Modified Crops: Risks and Promise" by Gordon Conway
A response to: Conway. 2000. “Genetically Modified Crops: Risks and Promise”
Brian Walker and Mark Lonsdale
The Elephant that is Biotechnology: Comments on "Genetically Modified Crops: Risks and Promise" by Gordon Conway
A response to: Conway. 2000. “Genetically Modified Crops: Risks and Promise”
Norman Ellstrand
Perspective
Visions of Alternative (Unpredictable) Futures and Their Use in Policy Analysis
Robert Costanza
Policy Dialogue: Genetically Modified Organisms in Agriculture
C. S. Holling
Genetically Modified Crops: Risks and Promise
Gordon Conway
Uncertainty as Information: Narrowing the Science-policy Gap
G. A. Bradshaw and Jeffrey G Borchers
Book Review
National Research Council Board on Sustainable Development. 1999. Our Common Journey, a Transition Toward Sustainability. National Academy Press, Washington, D.C..
Hartmut Bossel
de Geus, M. 1999. Ecological Utopias: Envisioning the Sustainable Society. International Books, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
Leslie Paul Thiele
Response
The Value of Visions and Art of Visionaries
A response to: Holling. 1999. “Visions: A Personal Essay”
Kevin Rogers, Dirk Roux, and Harry Biggs
Ecological Dominants vs. Keystone Species: A Call for Reason
A response to: Vanclay. 1999. “On the nature of keystone species”
Robert D Davic
Human Agency, External Factors, and Discourse
A response to: Pritchard and Sanderson. 1999. “The Power of Politics in Agent-based Models of Ecosystem Management: Comment on "Ecological and Social Dynamics in Simple Models of Ecosystem Management" by S. R. Carpenter, W. A. Brock, and P. Hanson”
James Evans
Naturalistic Golf Courses: Stepping Stones for Nature
A response to: Daily. 1999. “Developing a Scientific Basis for Managing Earth's Life Support Systems”
Max Terman
The "Yellow Pages of Life": On-line Catalogue of World Biodiversity
A response to: Holling. 1999. “Lessons for Sustaining Ecological Science and Policy through the Internet”
Robert D Davic
Advancing Toward “Eden”
A response to: Ludwig et al. 1997. “Sustainability, Stability, and Resilience”
Wayne Tyson
Are There Scientific Criteria for Putting Short-term Conservation Ahead of Learning? No.
A response to: Lee. 1999. “Appraising Adaptive Management”
Richard A Hinrichsen
Scientific Research or Advocacy? Emotive Labels and Selection Bias Confound Survey Results
A response to: Costanza. 2000. “Visions of Alternative (Unpredictable) Futures and Their Use in Policy Analysis”
Jerome K Vanclay
Comments on Costanza Article
A response to: Costanza. 2000. “Visions of Alternative (Unpredictable) Futures and Their Use in Policy Analysis”
Timothy D Mead
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