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Title Tropical forest conservation and industry partnership : an experience from the Congo Basin / edited by Connie J. Clark and John R. Poulsen
Published Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (262 pages)
Contents Front Matter -- Introduction / Connie J Clark, John R Poulsen -- Building Partnerships for Conservation / John R Poulsen, Connie J Clark -- Land-Use Planning in a Co-Management Context: Establishing Access Regulations that Promote Biodiversity Conservation and Support Local Livelihoods / Connie J Clark, John R Poulsen, Germain A Mavah, Antoine Moukassa, Dominique Nsosso, Kibino Kimbembe, Paul W Elkan -- Reducing Pressure on Wildlife and Biodiversity / John R Poulsen, Connie J Clark, Paul W Elkan, Sarah Elkan, Marcel Ngangoǔ, Pierre Kama, Jean-Claude Dengui, Jean Ibara, Olivier Mbani -- Assessing the Impact of Logging on Biodiversity in the CIB Concessions / Connie J Clark, John R Poulsen, Richard Malonga, Paul W Elkan -- Impact of Industrial Logging on Human Demography and Patterns of Wildlife Harvest and Consumption / John R Poulsen, Connie J Clark, Germain A Mavah, Paul W Elkan -- Conclusions and Lessons Learned / John R Poulsen, Connie J Clark -- References -- Index
Summary Historically, the conservation of forests and wildlife has focused on the creation of national parks and reserves. However, only 9% of protected areas are larger than 14,000 hectares, likely making them too small to conserve ecosystem services and prevent loss of wide-ranging keystone species such as elephant and leopard. New approaches are needed that extend conservation beyond protected area boundaries into areas where economic considerations prevail. The book describes one such emerging model of conservation: the integration of the private sector into partnerships to protect biodiversity and
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Buffer zones (Ecosystem management) -- Congo (Brazzaville) -- Parc national de Nouabalé-Ndoki.
Logging -- Environmental aspects -- Congo (Brazzaville) -- Parc national de Nouabalé-Ndoki.
Rain forests -- Congo (Brazzaville) -- Parc national de Nouabalé-Ndoki -- Management.
Wildlife conservation -- Congo (Brazzaville) -- Parc national de Nouabalé-Ndoki.
Form Electronic book
Author Clark, Connie J.
Poulsen, John R.
ISBN 1119968208 (electronic bk.)
1119968232 (electronic bk.)
9781119968207 (electronic bk.)
9781119968238 (electronic bk.)