Conservation in a Crowded World: Case studies from the Asia-Pacific

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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 ...

Conservation in a Crowded World: Case studies from the Asia-Pacific 2012, UNSW Press, Sydney

ISBN-13: 9781742233451

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