Nom du corpus

Corpus Systématique Végétale

Titre du document

Utility terrestrial biodiversity issues

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Éditeur
Springer (journals)
Langue(s) du document
Anglais
Type de document
Research-article
Mots-clés d'auteur
  • Biodiversity
  • Utilities
  • Rights-of-way
  • Terrestrial
  • Management
Nom du fichier dans la ressource
Syst_veg6_v2_021292
Auteur(s)
  • Gary Allen Breece 1
  • Bobby J. Ward 2
Affiliation(s)
  • 1) Environmental Policy, The Southern Company, 270 Peachtree Street, NW, 30303, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  • 2) Carolina Power and Light Company, P.O. Box 1551, 27602, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Résumé

Results from a survey of power utility biologists indicate that terrestrial biodiversity is considered a major issue by only a few utilities; however, a majority believe it may be a future issue. Over half of the respondents indicated that their company is involved in some management for biodiversity, and nearly all feel that it should be a goal for resource management. Only a few utilities are funding biodiversity research, but a majority felt more research was needed. Generally, larger utilities with extensive land holdings had greater opportunities and resources for biodiversity management. Biodiversity will most likely be a concern with transmission rights-of-way construction and maintenance, endangered species issues and general land resource management, including mining reclamation and hydro relicensing commitments. Over half of the companies surveyed have established voluntary partnerships with management groups, and biodiversity is a goal in nearly all the joint projects. Endangered species management and protection, prevention of forest fragmentation, wetland protection, and habitat creation and protection are the most common partnerships involving utility companies. Common management practices and unique approaches are presented, along with details of the survey.

Catégories Science-Metrix
  • 1 - natural sciences
  • 2 - biology
  • 3 - ecology
Catégories INIST
  • 1 - sciences appliquees, technologies et medecines
  • 2 - sciences biologiques et medicales
  • 3 - sciences biologiques fondamentales et appliquees. psychologie
  • 4 - psychologie. psychophysiologie
Catégories Scopus
  • 1 - Physical Sciences ; 2 - Environmental Science ; 3 - Pollution
  • 1 - Physical Sciences ; 2 - Environmental Science ; 3 - Ecology
  • 1 - Physical Sciences ; 2 - Environmental Science ; 3 - Global and Planetary Change
Catégories WoS
  • 1 - science ; 2 - environmental sciences
Identifiant ISTEX
67A5CF61F3449F95D1515C770CE86727408E17C0
Revue

Environmental Management

Année de publication
1996
Présence de XML structuré
Non
Score qualité du texte
8.135
Version PDF
1.3
Type de publication
Journal
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