Mapping Miniature, Unspoiled Plots Of Land

Before the bulldozers arrive, states are rushing to preserve small ecology outposts and create a public-private database.
September 4, 2003, 7am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Sedan illustrates how a two-decade effort to find and preserve the last remnants of the nation's most pristine ecosystems is becoming increasingly urgent. Unlike federal efforts to protect vast tracts of untouched land, states are involved in discovering and mapping miniature tracts that remain unspoiled by human interference. Increasingly, biologists are finding these remnants of ecosystems just ahead of the bulldozers."

Thanks to Chris Steins

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Published on Thursday, September 4, 2003 in The Christian Science Monitor
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