wildlife management Books

  • Guidelines for the in situ re-introduction and translocation of African and Asian rhinoceros

    Translocation has become routine in a number of African range states and has played a key role in increasing both white and black rhino numbers. Although less frequent in Asia, expertise and input was sought from many Asian rhino range states and has been incorporated into these guidelines. This authoritative set of guidelines seeks to share and ...

  • Wildlife Science: Linking Ecological Theory and Management Applications

    Consciously or not, wildlife managers generally act from a theoretical basis, although they may not be fully versed in the details or ramifications of that theory. In practice, the predictions of the practitioners sometimes prove more accurate than those of the theoreticians. Practitioners and theoreticians need to work together, but this proves ...

  • Legal trends in wildlife management (En)

    Series: FAO Legislative StudiesIn recent years, many countries have significantly revised their existing legislation or adopted new legal frameworks for the protection and management of wildlife. This study assesses the current status of national wildlife laws around the world, with a particular emphasis on legal innovations that have emerged over ...

  • Linkages in the Landscape: the role of corridors and connectivity in wildlife conservation

    The loss and fragmentation of natural habitats is one of the major issues in wildlife management and conservation. Habitat 'corridors' are sometimes proposed as an important element within a conservation strategy. Examples are given of corridors both as pathways and as habitats in their own right. Includes detailed reviews of principles relevant ...

  • Linkages in the landscape : the role of corridors and connectivity in wildlife conservation

    The loss and fragmentation of natural habitats is one of the major issues in wildlife management and conservation. Habitat 'corridors' are sometimes proposed as an important element within a conservation strategy. Examples are given of corridors both as pathways and as habitats in their own right. Includes detailed reviews of principles relevant ...

  • Wildlife and food secuity in Africa (En)

    Series: FAO Conservation GuidesThe gathering, compiling and dissemination of information on wildlife utilization and economics has always been a basic activity of the FAO Forestry Department. In the African region, it has been encouraged and supported by the Working Party on Wildlife Management and National Parks of the African Forestry and ...

  • Community Wildlife Management in South America: A Regional Review

    Since the 1970s, South America has experienced a significant increase in the destruction of wildlife habitats due to the expansion of agriculture, large infrastructure projects and commercial interests. In addition, wildlife itself is utilised for various consumptive and non-consumptive purposes. As a result, CWM has had to address a number of ...

  • The Vicuña

    The vicuña is one of the few success stories of wildlife conservation. The focus is now shifting from protection to sustainable use. Internationally, policy development has followed the community-based conservation paradigm, which holds that economic benefits from wildlife management practices bring greater commitment on the part of local ...

  • Stories from Eden: Case Studies of Community-Based Wildlife Management

    In the first phase IIED’s Evaluating Eden initiative, desk-based reviews of the status of CWM were commissioned in eight regions: West Africa, Central Africa, East Africa, Southern Africa, South Asia, South East Asia, Central America and South America. In addition two country reviews were carried out in Australia and Canada, providing an ...

  • Micromammals and Macroparasites

    Small mammals are among the most ubiquitous and important components of terrestrial ecosystems. They have coevolved, and now coexist, with a diverse array of parasites, such that not only are all aspects of their biology influenced by parasitism but they also play key roles in the transmission and maintenance of parasitic diseases. This book ...

  • Promoting Partnerships: Managing Wildlife Resources in Central and West Africa

    This volume examines community wildlife initiatives from a range of different contexts in the region of West and Central Africa and explores what can be learnt about the conditions necessary for community wildlife management and its spread. A case-study approach was used to focus on specific countries and initiatives including the Kilum-Ijum ...

  • The Everglades Handbook: Understanding the Ecosystem, Third Edition

    The second edition of a bestseller, The Everglades Handbook: Understanding the Ecosystem continues to provide a wealth of information on the entire ecosystem of the Everglades. Offering the essentials of what the ecosystem is and how it works, the Handbook benefits those addressing issues such as Everglades restoration, water management, wildlife ...

  • Ecosystem and Wildlife Management

    Journal of Ecosystem and Wildlife Management is a scientific journal publishes manuscripts containing information from original research that contributes to basic ecosystem and wildlife management. The journal provides a unique platform to collect and disseminate new ideas and findings that have general implications for the scientific basis of ...

  • Wildlife Resources

    This book is the first comprehensive account of the economic and socioeconomic importance of consumptive and non-consumptive use of wild animals around the world. It endeavours to treat this highly emotional subject objectively and scientifically with consideration of the importance of conservation and sustainable multiple use of natural resources ...

  • Who Cares About Wildlife?

    Who Cares About Wildlife? integrates social science theory in order to provide a conceptual structure for understanding and studying human interaction with wildlife. A thorough review of the current literature in conceptual areas, including norms, values, attitudes, emotions, wildlife value orientations, cultural change, and evolutionary ...

  • People and Predators: From Conflict to Coexistence

    Carnivores provide innumerable ecological benefits and play a unique role in preserving and maintaining ecosystem services and function, but at the same time they can create serious problems for human populations. A key question for conservation biologists and wildlife managers is how to manage the world's carnivore populations to conserve this ...

  • Evaluating Eden: Exploring the Myths and Realities of Community-Based Wildlife Management: Series Overview

    The Evaluating Eden project aimed to address three overall research questions: What has CWM achieved for wildlife and for people? How do social, political, economic and environmental factors influence the efficacy of CWM? And, what are the key characteristics of successful CWM and how can these be spread? This document summaries the overall ...

  • Integrative Wildlife Nutrition

    This book applies the basic principles of nutrition to the study of fish, reptiles, birds, and mammals in their natural environments. The acquisition of food, its digestion and absorption, and the retention and utilization of energy substrates, water and other nutrients are treated in detail. This integrated approach connects behavioral, ...

  • Where Communities Care. Community Based Wildlife and Ecosystem Management in South Asia

    Where Communities Care is the full regional review of community wildlife management in South Asia. It provides in-depth country studies covering Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka describing the history of conservation, the move to CWM and 18 key project case studies. ~These country studies and the main themes that arise ...

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