Getting Biodiversity Projects to Work: Towards More Effective Conservation and Development

Getting Biodiversity Projects to Work: Towards More Effective Conservation and Development

by Thomas O. McShane
     
 

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This book explores both the theoretical and practical underpinnings of integrated conservation and development. It synthesizes existing experience to better inform conservationists and decision makers of the role ICDPs play in conservation and management and analyzes their successes and shortcomings.

Contributors:
Agnes Kiss; Brian Child and Barry… See more details below

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This book explores both the theoretical and practical underpinnings of integrated conservation and development. It synthesizes existing experience to better inform conservationists and decision makers of the role ICDPs play in conservation and management and analyzes their successes and shortcomings.

Contributors:
Agnes Kiss; Brian Child and Barry Dalal-Clayton; Dennis Glick and Curtis Freese; Gill Shepherd; Jeffery Sayer and Michael P. Wells; Katrina Brown; master of none: inherent contradictions among ICD approaches, John G. Robinson a; Michael P. Wells, Thomas O. McShane, Holly T. Dublin, Sheila O’Connor and Kent ; Nick Salafsky and Richard Margoluis; parks and projects: a review of three Costa Rican ICDPs, Katrina Brandon and Mic; Phil Franks and Thomas Blomley; Philippines, Edgardo Tongson and Marisel Dino; Shekhar Singh and Arpan Sharma; Steve Gartlan; Thomas O. McShane and Michael P. Wells; Thomas O. McShane and Suad A. Newby; whose trade-offs?, Stewart Maginnis, Bill Jackson and Nigel Dudley

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Editorial Reviews

Basic and Applied Ecology
People engaged in conservation and development projects will find this book important.

— Hans Hurni

Environmental Conservation
Anyone interested in the future of global biodiversity conservation should get a copy and make sure to pass it around.

— George Robinson

Basic and Applied Ecology - Hans Hurni
People engaged in conservation and development projects will find this book important.

Environmental Conservation - George Robinson
Anyone interested in the future of global biodiversity conservation should get a copy and make sure to pass it around.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231529723
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
08/07/2012
Series:
Biology and Resource Management Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
464
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

Thomas O. McShane is senior conservation advisor to WWF International. He is coauthor of The Myth of Wild Africa: Conservation Without Illusion. Michael P. Wells is an independent conservation consultant and has published more than thirty articles and books on the environment and sustainable development, including People and Parks: Linking Protected Areas and Local Communities.


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