The Role of Views of Nature in Dutch Nature Conservation: The Case of the Creation of a Drift Sand Area in the Hoge Veluwe National Park
AbstractNature conservation requires choices about what sort of nature should be protected in what areas and includes value judgments on what nature is and/or should be. This paper studies the role of differing views of nature in nature conservation. A case study on the creation of a drift sand area in the Netherlands illustrates how nature conservation disputes can be understood as a conflict in views of nature.
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Volume (Year): 13 (2004)
Issue (Month): 2 (May)
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Nature conservation; views of nature; wilderness; pastoral idyll; drift sand; Hoge Veluwe;
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