Chapter 13 Suggested Readings

Weeks, W. W. 1996. Beyond the Ark. Tools for an Ecosystem Approach to Conservation. Island Press, Covelo, CA.
This book played an important role in encouraging agencies to pursue ecosystem management.

Meffe, G. K., L. A. Nielsen, and R. L. Knight. 2002. Ecosystems Management: Adaptive, Community-Based Conservation. Island Press, Washington, D.C.
This is the key reference for practitioners of ecosystem management.

Aron, J. L. and J. A. Patz (eds.). 2001. Ecosystem Change and Public Health: A Global Perspective. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD.
This edited volume is a comprehensive review of the links between ecosystem integrity and public health.

Lodge, T. E. 2004. The Everglades Handbook: Understanding the Ecosystem, Second Edition. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.
This is the classic work on the Everglades Ecosystem. It covers everything from natural history and threats to management policy.