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Decentralization, Devolution, and Collective Action—A Review of International Experience 1

Priya Shyamsundar

in Promise, Trust and Evolution: Managing the Commons of South Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213832
eISBN:
9780191707438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213832.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter reviews international evidence on community-based natural resource management in three sectors: forestry, irrigation, and wildlife management. It asks how and in what way decentralized ... More


Conservation biology: past and present 1

Curt Meine

in Conservation Biology for All

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199554232
eISBN:
9780191720666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554232.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

In this chapter, Curt Meine introduces the discipline by tracing its history. He also highlights the inter‐disciplinary nature of conservation science. Conservation biology emerged in the mid‐1980s ... More


Tree Protection and Natural Area Preservation Strategies

Mark E. Hostetler

in The Green Leap: A Primer for Conserving Biodiversity in Subdivision Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520271104
eISBN:
9780520951877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271104.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses the importance of conserving native trees and natural areas in order to maximize biodiversity. Strategies are listed for how residents in neighborhoods can manage trees and ... More


The Legal Status of Greater Sage-Grouse: Organizational Structure of Planning Efforts

San J. Stiver

in Greater Sage-Grouse: Ecology and Conservation of a Landscape Species and Its Habitats

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267114
eISBN:
9780520948686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267114.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Declining Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) populations and habitat trends warranted concern for their long-term viability by state and provincial wildlife management, land management ... 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


Larger-Scale Influences on the Serengeti Ecosystem: National and International Policy, Economics, and Human Demography

Stephen Polasky, Jennifer Schmitt, Christopher Costello, and Liaila Tajibaeva

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/9780226760353.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter begins by reviewing important national and international policies that set the institutional context for the Serengeti ecosystem. Though the greater Serengeti ecosystem contains portions ... More


Trash Animals: How We Live with Nature's Filthy, Feral, Invasive, and Unwanted Species

Kelsi Nagy and Phillip David Johnson II (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680542
eISBN:
9781452947129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680542.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

Trash Animals, a collection of essays by a wide range of environmental writers, examines relationships between humans and wildlife deemed filthy, feral, unwanted, problematic, invasive or worthless. ... More


Ecotourism, wildlife management, and behavioural biologists: changing minds for conservation

Richard Buchholz and Edward M. Hanlon

in Behavioural Responses to a Changing World: Mechanisms and Consequences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199602568
eISBN:
9780191810121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199602568.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter describes the disturbance of wildlife done by ecotourists and enumerates their negative effects on the population viability of some species. It reviews recent wildlife disturbance ... More


Managing wildlife humanely with learned food aversions

Sandra E. Baker and David W. Macdonald

in Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 2: Conflict in the countryside

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745501
eISBN:
9780191821776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745501.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

Managing wildlife humanely with learned food aversions describes experiments investigating the potential of learned food aversions for managing human–wildlife conflict without culling. First the ... 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


Wolf Management on Ranchlands in Southwestern Alberta: Collaborating to Address Conflict

William M. Pym, Murray B. Rutherford, and Michael L. Gibeau

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/9780226107547.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter examines two local collaborative initiatives in southwestern Alberta that sought to engage wildlife scientists, ranchers, conservation organizations, and other stakeholders to reduce ... More


Large Carnivores, People, and Governance

Susan G. Clark, Murray B. Rutherford, and David J. Mattson

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/9780226107547.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter provides an overview of the biophysical and socio-political dimensions of large carnivore conservation in North America. We describe common challenges and discuss myths, symbolism, ... More


The End of the Earth: Adak Island, Alaska

John Copeland Nagle

in Law's Environment: How the Law Shapes the Places We Live

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300126297
eISBN:
9780300162912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300126297.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter presents the story of Adak Island, which implicates many of the questions that environmental law is designed to address. The first part of the story considers the wildlife management ... More


Introduction

Kelsi Nagy and Phillip David Johnson II

in Trash Animals: How We Live with Nature's Filthy, Feral, Invasive, and Unwanted Species

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680542
eISBN:
9781452947129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680542.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

The first section of Trash Animals gives an overview of the topic of urban wildlife and invasive species. It also gives summaries of the essays included in the text. The introduction also defines ... 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:
Discontinued
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


Historic and Cultural Foundations of Zoo Conservation: A Narrative Timeline

Vernon N. Kisling

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/9780226538631.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Keeping wild animals in captivity has a long history extending back to ancient civilizations. However, zoo and aquarium conservation programs did not emerge until the twentieth century when wildlife ... More


Improving Governance for People and Large Carnivores

Murray B. Rutherford and Susan G. Clark

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/9780226107547.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter reviews the overall messages of this book, using examples from the case studies and other chapters to illustrate recurring malfunctions in decision making (governance) and to inform ... 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


Prairie Dog and Prejudice

Kelsi Nagy

in Trash Animals: How We Live with Nature's Filthy, Feral, Invasive, and Unwanted Species

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680542
eISBN:
9781452947129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680542.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

In this essay, Kelsi Nagy examines the disparity in attitudes over prairie dogs, which wildlife biologists view as an important keystone species and farmers, ranchers and land developers view as an ... More


NDVI and wildlife management

Nathalie Pettorelli

in The Normalized Difference Vegetation Index

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199693160
eISBN:
9780191810145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693160.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter focuses on the relationship between the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) and wildlife management, exploring the potential of the NDVI in understanding the factors that ... More


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