Educational Investments in Environmental Science and Management

  • Thomas P. Maxwell
  • Jim Berkson
  • Tania Schoennagel
  • Karen A. Poiani
  • Robert Costanza


Decision Maker Ecological Model Conservation Biology Consensus Building Educational Investment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas P. Maxwell
  • Jim Berkson
  • Tania Schoennagel
  • Karen A. Poiani
  • Robert Costanza

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