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Bombs Away: Militarization, Conservation, and Ecological Restoration

David G. Havlick


In recent decades, hundreds of millions of acres of militarized landscapes around the world have transitioned to new purposes of wildlife conservation. These land use changes offer valuable opportunities for new approaches to environmental protection, but also carry cautionary lessons about military impacts, historical erasure, and how to guide ecological restoration in landscapes with complex cultural and natural histories. This book examines a number of these sites, ranging from relatively unknown wildlife refuges in the United States to internationally-renowned areas such as the Iron Curtai ... More

Keywords: militarization, conservation, ecological restoration, Iron Curtain, wildlife refuges, demilitarized zone, militarized landscapes, historical erasure, environmental protection

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780226547541
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226547688.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David G. Havlick, author
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs