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Title Natural Connections [electronic resource] : Perspectives In Community-Based Conservation.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : Island Press, [2013]


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Summary Both realism and justice demand that efforts to conserve biological diversity address human needs as well. The mpromising hope of accomplishing such a goal lies in locally based conservation efforts -- an approach that seeks ways to make local communities the beneficiaries and custodians of conservation efforts.Natural Connections focuses on rural societies and the conservation of biodiversity in rural areas. It represents the first systematic analysis of locally based efforts, and includes a comprehensive examination of cases from around the world where the community-based approach is used. The book provides: an overview of community-based conservation in the context of the debate over sustainable development, poverty, and environmental decline case studies from the developed and developing worlds -- Indonesia, Peru, Australia, Zimbabwe, Costa Rica, the United Kingdom -- that presdetailed examples of the locally based approach to conservation a review of the principal issues arising from community-based programs an agenda for future action.
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Subject Ecosystem management -- Citizen participation -- Congresses.
Nature conservation -- Citizen participation -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Western, David.
Wright, Michael (Editor), editor.
Strum, Shirley C. (Shirley Carol), 1947-
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Other Form: version: Natural connections. Washington, D.C. : Island Press, c1994. 155963345X (cloth : acid-free paper) (DLC)94038977
ISBN 9781610910941 (e-pub)
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