People and Wildlife, Conflict or Co-existence?

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People and Wildlife, Conflict or Co-existence?

By Rosie Woodroffe

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Human-wildlife conflict is a major issue in conservation. As people encroach into natural habitats, and as conservation efforts restore wildlife to areas where they may have been absent for generations, contact between people and wild animals is growing. Some species, even the beautiful and endangered, can have serious impacts on human lives and livelihoods. Tigers kill people, elephants destroy crops and African wild dogs devastate sheep herds left unattended. Historically, people have responded to these threats by killing wildlife wherever possible, and this has led to the endangerment of many species that are difficult neighbours. The urgent need to conserve such species, however, demands coexistence of people and endangered wildlife. This book presents a variety of solutions to human-wildlife conflicts, including novel and traditional farming practices, offsetting the costs of wildlife damage through hunting and tourism, and the development of local and national policies.

Subject: General Interests & Hobbies -> Nature -> Nature

People and Wildlife, Conflict or Co-existence?
1st edition
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 8/25/05
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Language: English

ISBN 10: 0511126522
ISBN 13: 9780511126529
Print ISBN: 9780521825054

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