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Title Conservation in a crowded world : case studies from the Asia-Pacific / edited by John Merson, Rosie Cooney and Paul Brown
Published Sydney : New South Publishing, 2012


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Description viii, 375 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents Contents note continued: 14.The exploitation of non-timber forest products and the plight of tribes in Kerala forests in India / G. Gopa Kumar
Contents note continued: 7.The uncertainties and inequalities of groundwater use in Bangladesh / Crelis Rammelt -- 8.Grain for Green conservation program and farmers' livelihood development in the Loess Plateau, China / Xiaoyan Wang -- 9.Revegetation, bioenergy and sustainable use in the New South Wales central west / Peter Ampt -- 10.Towards community-based resource management: the development and mobilisation of fisheries resource indicators at Koh Sarai, Thailand / Naiyana Srichai -- 3.Conservation and Commercial Use -- Introduction / Paul Brown -- 11.Applying the principles of conservation through sustainable use to the commercial kangaroo harvest in New South Wales, Australia / Alex Baumber -- 12.Cats or quolls: can keeping Australian native mammals as pets be a useful conservation strategy? / Sarah Doornbos -- 13.Potential gains and challenges from biodiscovery access and benefit-sharing: lessons from case studies and national systems / Daniel Robinson --
Machine generated contents note: 1.Wildlife, Communities and Protected Areas -- Introduction / Paul Brown -- 1.Landscape-based conservation and sustainable resource use in the developing world: a case study from Sri Lanka / Daniel Robinson -- 2.Community-based conservation and livelihood strategies for the protection of the snow leopard (Panthera uncia) and its habitat in Ladakh, India / Rinchen Wangchuk -- 3.Evaluation of integrated conservation and development programs (ICDPs) in the protected areas of Bhutan / Terry Delacy -- 4.Prospects for ecotourism in Kerala: a review of the Thenmala project / K.M. Sajad Ibrahim -- 5.Protected areas and conservation landscapes: the case of Ba Be National Park, Vietnam / Michael Dine -- 6.Indigenous land use and conservation in the Anangu lands of central Australia / Jennifer Smits -- 2.Sustaining Natural Resource Systems -- Introduction / Paul Brown --
Summary Traditional conservation approaches have focussed on separating people from nature most obviously through the establishment of formal protected areas such as national parks. But the real challenge is to reconcile conservation and the sustainable use of environmental resources with people and all the problems they bring
Analysis Australian
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 324-364) and index
Notes Also available in various ebook formats
Mode of access: Internet. Refer to the publisher's home page
Subject Conservation of natural resources -- Asia.
Conservation of natural resources -- Asia -- Case studies.
Conservation of natural resources -- Pacific Area.
Land use -- Asia.
Conservation of natural resources -- Pacific Area -- Case studies.
Land use -- Pacific Area.
Land use -- Asia -- Case studies.
Land use -- Pacific Area -- Case studies.
Nature conservation -- Asia.
Nature conservation -- Asia -- Case studies.
Nature conservation -- Pacific Area -- Case studies.
Nature conservation -- Pacific Area.
Sustainable development -- Asia -- Case studies.
Sustainable development -- Asia.
Sustainable development -- Pacific Area -- Case studies.
Sustainable development -- Pacific Area.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Author Brown, Paul, 1952 January 21-
Cooney, Rosie.
Merson, John.
ISBN 9781742233451 (paperback)
9781742241371 (ebk.)