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From Game to Wildlife Conservation: Redefining Conservation

Arupjyoti Saikia

in Forests and Ecological History of Assam, 1826–2000

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069539
eISBN:
9780199081240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069539.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the redefinition of term ‘conservation’ which is extended not only to game reserves but also to the wildlife. In the nineteenth century, the conservation of forest landscapes ... More


Arable land

Malcolm Ausden

in Habitat Management for Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198568728
eISBN:
9780191717529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568728.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Arable (also known as rowcrop fields) is land that is cultivated regularly for production of food and, increasingly, bioenergy. The value of arable land to wildlife is heavily influenced by the ... More


The North American Model of Wildlife Conservation: An Analysis of Challenges and Adaptive Options

Susan G. Clark and Christina Milloy

in Large Carnivore Conservation: Integrating Science and Policy in the North American West

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226107400
eISBN:
9780226107547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107547.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The basic premise of the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation is that government wildlife agencies, funded by revenues from public hunting and fishing, use scientific knowledge and expertise ... More


Gardens, backyards, and urban areas

Malcolm Ausden

in Habitat Management for Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198568728
eISBN:
9780191717529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568728.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Urban areas, gardens, and backyards can support a diverse range of wildlife, including a number of species rare in or absent from more semi-natural habitats. This chapter discusses the general ... More


Large Carnivore Conservation: Integrating Science and Policy in the North American West

Susan G. Clark and Murray B. Rutherford (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226107400
eISBN:
9780226107547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107547.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book examines the problem of living sustainably with large carnivores (wolves, grizzly bears and mountain lions). The book includes case studies of practical experiences with large carnivore ... More


African National Parks under Challenge: Novel Approaches in South Africa May Offer Respite

Leo Braack

in Experimental Approaches to Conservation Biology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240247
eISBN:
9780520930636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240247.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter examines wildlife conservation in Africa, focusing on how South Africa is dealing with conservation challenges that are common to all African countries. It describes the obstacles that ... More


Compassionate Conservation: A Paradigm Shift for Wildlife Management in Australasia

Daniel Ramp, Dror Ben-Ami, Keely Boom, and David B. Croft

in Ignoring Nature No More: The Case for Compassionate Conservation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226925332
eISBN:
9780226925363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226925363.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter presents case studies of wildlife management in Australasia to explore the goals of animal welfare science and animal conservation science with respect to wild and free-living animals. ... More


Disney’s Animal Kingdom: The Wild That Never Was

Stephanie Rutherford

in Governing the Wild: Ecotours of Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674404
eISBN:
9781452946740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674404.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter considers how Disney packages and sells nature as part of its collection of goods at the Disney Animal Kingdom Theme Park. It addresses Disney's influence as a cultural producer and its ... More


Hunting dogs and the extraction of wildlife as a resource

Jeremy Koster and Andrew Noss

in Free-Ranging Dogs and Wildlife Conservation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199663217
eISBN:
9780191810183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199663217.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter focuses on evaluating the effects of hunting with dogs on wildlife populations and the importance of these impacts for conservation and wildlife management. It examines scenarios in ... More


Free-Ranging Dogs and Wildlife Conservation

Matthew E. Gompper (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199663217
eISBN:
9780191810183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199663217.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Dogs are the world's most common and widespread carnivores and are nearly ubiquitous across the globe. The vast majority of these dogs, whether owned, pure-bred or stray, spend a large portion of ... More


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