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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


Sanctuaries Inviolate

David G. Havlick

in Bombs Away: Militarization, Conservation, and Ecological Restoration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226547541
eISBN:
9780226547688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226547688.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

One way to understand military-to-wildlife transitions is through the framework of Risk Society offered by sociologist Ulrich Beck. Beck outlines the risks assumed by aging industrial societies and ... 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


Salmon in Wild Rivers and Grizzlies in Yellowstone: Managing Wildlife and Conserving Endangered Species

Daniel B. Botkin

in The Moon in the Nautilus Shell: Discordant Harmonies Reconsidered

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199913916
eISBN:
9780190267919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199913916.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter focuses on the lessons that can be drawn from the case of salmon in wild rivers and grizzlies in Yellowstone National Park in terms of wildlife management and conservation of endangered ... More


The Professoriate of the Hunt and International Ivory Poaching

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga

in Transient Workspaces: Technologies of Everyday Innovation in Zimbabwe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027243
eISBN:
9780262326155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027243.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter examines the role of Africa's professoriate of the hunt in international ivory poaching. The story of Shadrek Mataruse, the legendary ivory hunter of Mahenye in Zimbabwe, illustrates the ... More


The Phoenix Zoo Story: Building a Legacy of Conservation

Ruth A. Allard and Stuart A. Wells

in The Ark and Beyond: The Evolution of Zoo and Aquarium Conservation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226538327
eISBN:
9780226538631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226538631.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Zoological parks can be great places to inspire wonder, stoke curiosity, connect with nature, gather with family, and have fun. In addition, modern, professionally managed zoos are conservation ... More


Teetering on the Brink of Extinction: The Passenger Pigeon, the Bison, and American Zoo Culture in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

Mark V. Barrow

in The Ark and Beyond: The Evolution of Zoo and Aquarium Conservation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226538327
eISBN:
9780226538631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226538631.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter examines how American zoological gardens responded to the rapid, nearly simultaneous decline of two iconic species at the turn of the nineteenth century: the bison and the passenger ... More


Urban greening and sustaining urban natures in London

Franklin Ginn and Robert A. Francis

in Sustainable London?: The future of a global city

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447310594
eISBN:
9781447310624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310594.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter examines the political ecologies of wildlife conservation in London. The concerns with setting aside places for nature in the city are being supplanted by a desire to integrate ... More


Transient Workspaces: Technologies of Everyday Innovation in Zimbabwe

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027243
eISBN:
9780262326155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027243.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This book views technology in Africa from an African perspective. Technology does not always originate in the laboratory in a Western-style building but also in the society in the forest, in the crop ... More


Poaching as Criminalized Innovation

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga

in Transient Workspaces: Technologies of Everyday Innovation in Zimbabwe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027243
eISBN:
9780262326155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027243.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter examines the criminalization of African poaching in the wake of emerging wildlife conservation regimes during the colonial period. More specifically, it considers how indigenous hunting ... More


On Feeling Bad at the Zoo

Lisa Uddin

in Zoo Renewal: White Flight and the Animal Ghetto

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816679119
eISBN:
9781452950587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679119.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Zoo Renewal is not an attempt to explain away or fix that sinking feeling we might experience when looking at a living animal in its zoo enclosure; its tonalities may well exceed interpretation or ... More


Looking Endangered

Lisa Uddin

in Zoo Renewal: White Flight and the Animal Ghetto

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816679119
eISBN:
9781452950587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679119.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Chapter Five takes up the regionally specific ways that planners of San Diego’s Wild Animal Park figured the southern white rhinoceros as endangered, asking how the species came to embody the quality ... More


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