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Serengeti Shall Not Die

Thomas M. Lekan

in Our Gigantic Zoo: A German Quest to Save the Serengeti

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199843671
eISBN:
9780190935375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199843671.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the politics of scientific knowledge and visual representation of savanna environments in Bernhard and Michael Grzimek’s bestselling book and Academy Award–winning documentary ... More


Living in the Greater Serengeti Ecosystem: Human-Wildlife Conflict and Coexistence

Katie Hampson, J. Terrence McCabe, Anna B. Estes, Joseph O. Ogutu, Dennis Rentsch, Meggan E. Craft, Cuthbert B. Hemed, Eblate Ernest, Richard Hoare, Bernard Kissui, Lucas Malugu, Emmanuel Masenga, and Sarah Cleaveland

in Serengeti IV: Sustaining biodiversity in a coupled human-natural system

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226195834
eISBN:
9780226196336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226196336.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

For communities living around the Serengeti, wildlife is often regarded as a burden causing significant losses of crops and livestock at the household level, large opportunity costs of lost grazing ... More


Serengeti III: Human Impacts on Ecosystem Dynamics

A. R. E. Sinclair, Craig Packer, and Simon A. R. Mduma (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226760339
eISBN:
9780226760353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226760353.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Serengeti National Park is one of the world's most diverse ecosystems, a natural laboratory for ecology, evolution, and conservation, with a history that dates back at least four million years to the ... More


Human Responses to Change: Modeling Household Decision Making in Western Serengeti

Kathleen A. Galvin, Steven Polasky, Christopher Costello, and Martin Loibooki

in Serengeti III: Human Impacts on Ecosystem Dynamics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226760339
eISBN:
9780226760353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226760353.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter has the following objectives: (1) it places the decision making and livelihood strategies of people who live on the west side of Serengeti National Park within a conceptual framework of ... More


Introduction: Mission to Africa

Thomas M. Lekan

in Our Gigantic Zoo: A German Quest to Save the Serengeti

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199843671
eISBN:
9780190935375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199843671.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, European Modern History

This chapter introduces readers to Bernhard Grzimek, the “animal whisperer” who created Germany’s longest-running television program (A Place for Animals, 1956–1987), won an Academy Award for his ... More


Conservation in a Human-Dominated World

Anthony R. E. Sinclair and Andy Dobson

in Serengeti IV: Sustaining biodiversity in a coupled human-natural system

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226195834
eISBN:
9780226196336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226196336.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter introduces the Serengeti National Park, its global significance as a biodiversity site, a Protected Area that retains an almost complete biota, and its importance to the Tanzanian ... More


Our Gigantic Zoo: A German Quest to Save the Serengeti

Thomas M. Lekan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199843671
eISBN:
9780190935375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199843671.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, European Modern History

This book examines the troubled relationship between Europe’s greatest wildlife conservationist, the former Frankfurt Zoo director and Oscar-winning documentarian Bernhard Grzimek, and the landscape ... More


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