Natural Connections: Perspectives in Community-Based Conservation / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781559633468
  • Publisher: Island Press
  • Publication date: 12/28/1994
  • Edition description: 1
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 600
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Hill has worked as a civil servant and taught public and social policy in several universities throughout the United Kingdom. He is the author of many books and currently the editor of the Policy and Politics in the 21st Century series published by the Policy Press at the University of Bristol.

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Table of Contents

Note to the Reader
1 The Background to Community-based Conservation 1
2 Ecosystem Conservation and Rural Development: The Case of Amboseli 15
3 The Resurgence of Community Forest Management in Eastern India 53
4 Transforming Customary Law and Coastal Management Practices in the Maluku Islands, Indonesia, 1870-1992 80
5 Managing Wildlife with Local Communities in the Peruvian Amazon: The Case of the Reserva Comunal Tamshiyacu-Tahuayo 113
6 Kakadu National Park: An Australian Experience in Comanagement 135
7 The Zimbabwe Communal Areas Management Programme for Indigenous Resources (CAMPFIRE) 161
8 Local Initiatives and the Rewards for Biodiversity Conservation: Crater Mountain Wildlife Management Area, Papua New Guinea 193
9 BOSCOSA: Forest Conservation and Management through Local Institutions (Costa Rica) 215
10 Profile of National Policy: Natural Forest Management in Niger 234
11 A Profile and Interim Assessment of the Annapurna Conservation Area Project, Nepal 261
12 The Farm Scheme of North York Moors National Park, United Kingdom 282
13 Community-based Approaches to Wildlife Conservation in Neotropical Forests 300
14 Cultural Traditions and Community-based Conservation 323
15 The Link Between Local Participation and Improved Conservation: A Review of Issues and Experiences 347
16 Tenurial Rights and Community-based Conservation 373
17 Community Environmental Action: The National Policy Context 393
18 The Role of Institutions in Community-based Conservation 403
19 Economic Dimensions of Community-based Conservation 428
20 Ecological Limits and Opportunities for Community-based Conservation 448
21 Are Successful Community-based Conservation Projects Designed or Discovered? 472
22 Linking Conservation and Community Aspirations 499
23 Lessons Learned 512
24 Recommendations 524
25 A Few Big Challenges 536
26 Visions of the Future: The New Focus of Conservation 548
Participants 557
Index 561
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