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Integrating Conservation in Human and Natural Ecosystems

A. R. E. Sinclair

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/9780226760353.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter argues that both the conservation of biota and the sustainability of human welfare require the combination of community-based conservation and protected-area conservation. Each is ... More


The Amazon in Transition: The Challenge of Transforming the World’s Largest Tropical Forest Biome into a Sustainable Social-Ecological System

Toby Gardner

in Addressing Tipping Points for a Precarious Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265536
eISBN:
9780191760327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265536.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The Amazon is a major biome for helping to stabilize the water and temperature of its region and possibly even the whole planet. But increasingly it is subject to droughts leading to the possibility ... More


Beyond “Stakeholders”and The Zero-Sum Game: Toward community-based collaborative conservation in the american West

Nathan F. Sayre and David Seibert

in Stitching the West Back Together: Conservation of Working Landscapes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226165684
eISBN:
9780226165851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165851.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

A growing trend in attempts to manage land for multiple interests is the formation of community-based collaborative conservation groups (CBCCs). Often created and led by rural ranchers, forest owners ... More


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

Anthony R. E. Sinclair, Kristine L. Metzger, Simon A. R. Mduma, and John M. Fryxell (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226195834
eISBN:
9780226196336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226196336.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

For many, the vast savannas of the Serengeti and its incredible inhabitants, from the lions to the Maasai, conjure impressions of a harmonious and balanced ecosystem. But in reality, the history of ... 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


The Future of Conservation: Lessons from the Serengeti

Anthony R. E. Sinclair, Andy Dobson, Kristine L. Metzger, John M. Fryxell, and Simon A. R. Mduma

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/9780226196336.003.0027
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The studies of biodiversity comparing the natural system in Serengeti with that in the surrounding human modified areas showed a consistent loss of endemic biota in human areas; the local and endemic ... More


Capital, Climate, and Community-Based Conservation

Nathan F. Sayre

in The Politics of Scale: A History of Rangeland Science

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226083117
eISBN:
9780226083391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226083391.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Scale is now a central topic of research and theory in rangeland ecology, and non-equilibrium ideas have rapidly gained footing in the US and globally. But the problem of scale remains a daunting ... More


Friends and Foes: Rights, the Environment, and People

Giulia Sajeva

in When Rights Embrace Responsibilities: Biocultural Rights and the Conservation of Environment

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199485154
eISBN:
9780199097005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485154.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Chapter 3 explores the controversial relationship of interdependence and conflict between environmental concerns and the protection of human rights by offering insights on the necessity—and the ... More


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