Last Stand: Protected Areas and the Defense of Tropical Biodiversity / Edition 1

Last Stand: Protected Areas and the Defense of Tropical Biodiversity / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
0195095545
ISBN-13:
9780195095548
Pub. Date:
03/28/1997
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA

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Last Stand: Protected Areas and the Defense of Tropical Biodiversity / Edition 1

In an up-to-date examination of the causes and consequences of the recent disappearance of tropical rain forests, the authors argue that protected areas, such as sacred groves and national parks, are essential to conservation efforts.

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ISBN-13: 9780195095548
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 03/28/1997
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.84(d)

Table of Contents

1. Preservation Paradigms and Tropical Rain Forests, Randall Kramer and Carel van Schaik
2. Minimizing Species Loss: The Imperative of Protection, John Terborgh and Carel van Schaik
3. One Minute to Midnight: Time to Fight to Conserve Biodiversity in Tropical Rain Forests, Kathy MacKinnon
4. The Silent Crisis: The State of Rain Forest Nature Preserves, C. van Schaik, J. Terborgh, and Barbara Dugelby
5. Policy and Practical Considerations in Land-Use Strategies for Biodiversity Conservation, Katrina Brandon
6. Biodiversity Politics and the Contest for Ownership of the World's Biota, Steven Sanderson and Kent Redford
7. User Rights and Biodiversity Conservation, Marie Miranda and Sharon LaPalme
8. Tropical Forest Biodiversity Protection: Who Pays and Why, Randall Kramer and Narendra Sharma
9. Compensation and Economic Incentives: Reducing Pressure on Protected Areas, Paul Ferraro and R. Kramer
10. Toward a New Protection Paradigm, C. van Schaik and R. Kramer

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