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The Resource Conservation in a crowded world : case studies from the Asia-Pacific, John Merson, Rosie Cooney, Paul Brown, (electronic resource)

Conservation in a crowded world : case studies from the Asia-Pacific, John Merson, Rosie Cooney, Paul Brown, (electronic resource)

Label
Conservation in a crowded world : case studies from the Asia-Pacific
Title
Conservation in a crowded world
Title remainder
case studies from the Asia-Pacific
Statement of responsibility
John Merson, Rosie Cooney, Paul Brown
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In an increasingly crowded world reconciling environmental?conservation' with the?sustainable use' of natural resources is now our greatest challenge. Nature conservation has traditionally focused on protecting iconic and important areas of biodiversity from human exploitation through the establishment of National Parks and World Heritage Areas. While this is essential, a narrow focus on protected area conservation risks overlooking local needs in areas where people and natural systems must co-exist. This book addresses some key questions for the sustainable use of natural environme
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Merson, John
Dewey number
  • 333.95
  • 333.9511
Index
no index present
LC call number
QH541.15 .B56
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cooney, Rosie
  • Brown, Paul
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Environmental protection
  • Biodiversity conservation
  • Biodiversity
  • Rare animals
  • Wildlife conservation
  • Zoo animals
  • SCIENCE / Environmental Science (see also Chemistry / Environmental)
  • NATURE / Animals / Wildlife
  • SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biological Diversity
Label
Conservation in a crowded world : case studies from the Asia-Pacific, John Merson, Rosie Cooney, Paul Brown, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
INTRODUCTION: Environmental conservation and sustainable use; 1. WILDLIFE, COMMUNITIES AND PROTECTED AREAS; 1. Landscape-based conservation and sustainable resource use in the developing world: a case study from Sri Lanka; 2. Community-based conservation and livelihood strategies for the protection of the snow leopard and its habitat in Ladakh, India; 3. Evaluation of integrated conservation and development programs (ICDPs)in the protected areas of Bhutan -- 4. Prospects for ecotourism in Kerala:a review of theThenmala Project5. Protected areas and conservation landscapes: the case of Ba Be National Park,Vietnam; 6. Indigenous land use and conservation in the Anangu lands of Central Australia; 2. SUSTAINING NATURAL RESOURCE SYSTEMS; 7. The uncertainties and inequalities of groundwater use in Bangladesh; 8. Grain for Green conservation program & farmers' livelihood development in the Loess Plateau, China; 9. Revegetation, bioenergy and sustainable use in the New South Wales central west --10. Towards community based resource management: the development and mobilisation of fisheries resource indicators at Koh Sarai, Thailand3. CONSERVATION AND COMMERCIAL USE; 11. Applying the principles of conservation through sustainable use to the commercial kangaroo harvest in New South Wales, Australia; 12. Cats or quolls: can keeping Australian native mammals as pets be a useful conservation strategy?; 13. Potential gains and challenges from biodiscovery access and benefit-sharing: lessons from case studies and national systems;14. The exploitation of non-timber forest products and the plight of tribes in Kerala forests in IndiaConclusions; Summary; Notes and References; Index
Control code
833764678
Dimensions
cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (400 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781742246215
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)833764678
Label
Conservation in a crowded world : case studies from the Asia-Pacific, John Merson, Rosie Cooney, Paul Brown, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
INTRODUCTION: Environmental conservation and sustainable use; 1. WILDLIFE, COMMUNITIES AND PROTECTED AREAS; 1. Landscape-based conservation and sustainable resource use in the developing world: a case study from Sri Lanka; 2. Community-based conservation and livelihood strategies for the protection of the snow leopard and its habitat in Ladakh, India; 3. Evaluation of integrated conservation and development programs (ICDPs)in the protected areas of Bhutan -- 4. Prospects for ecotourism in Kerala:a review of theThenmala Project5. Protected areas and conservation landscapes: the case of Ba Be National Park,Vietnam; 6. Indigenous land use and conservation in the Anangu lands of Central Australia; 2. SUSTAINING NATURAL RESOURCE SYSTEMS; 7. The uncertainties and inequalities of groundwater use in Bangladesh; 8. Grain for Green conservation program & farmers' livelihood development in the Loess Plateau, China; 9. Revegetation, bioenergy and sustainable use in the New South Wales central west --10. Towards community based resource management: the development and mobilisation of fisheries resource indicators at Koh Sarai, Thailand3. CONSERVATION AND COMMERCIAL USE; 11. Applying the principles of conservation through sustainable use to the commercial kangaroo harvest in New South Wales, Australia; 12. Cats or quolls: can keeping Australian native mammals as pets be a useful conservation strategy?; 13. Potential gains and challenges from biodiscovery access and benefit-sharing: lessons from case studies and national systems;14. The exploitation of non-timber forest products and the plight of tribes in Kerala forests in IndiaConclusions; Summary; Notes and References; Index
Control code
833764678
Dimensions
cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (400 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781742246215
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)833764678

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