Endangered By Sprawl: How Runaway Development Threatens America's Wildlife

Ewing R

Endangered by Sprawl integrates methods for measuring development density and projecting population growth with an analysis of our comprehensive data on rare and endangered species. The report analyzes the country's 35 fastest-growing large metro areas and proposes steps for stemming habitat loss.

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  • Ewing R, Kostyack J, Chen D, Stein B, and Ernst M. Endangered by Sprawl: How Runaway Development Threatens America’s Wildlife. National Wildlife Federation, Smart Growth America, and NatureServe. Washington, D.C., January 2005