wildlife protection Books

  • 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 ...

  • Deer : status survey and conservation action plan

    Deer are a unique group of mammals recognised for their grace and beauty. Some are also prime examples of flagship species, whose continued survival sustains the complex interplay of flora and fauna. Today many species are under threat of extinction. This action plan, aimed at range country biologists, academics and students, state and federal ...

  • Integrating Conservation and Development Experience: A Review and Bibliography of the ICDP Literature

    This publication is an attempt to extract and synthesize some of the key issues surrounding ICDPs, their design and implementation, from existing literature. First introduced in the mid-1980s by the World Wide Fund for Nature, Integrated Conservation and Development Projects (ICDPs) are most often defined as biodiversity conservation projects with ...

  • Sudan Post-Conflict Environment Assessment

    With a view to catalysing action to address key environmental problems in the country, the Government of National Unity and the Government of Southern Sudan requested UNEP to conduct a comprehensive assessment of Sudan's environment.This report presents the findings of the Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment of Sudan and provides detailed ...

  • Wildlife Conservation by Sustainable Use

    One of the major challenges of sustainable development is the interdisciplinary nature of the issues involved. To this end, a team of conservation biologists, hunters, tourist operators, ranchers, wildlife and land managers, ecologists, veterinarians and economists was convened to discuss whether wildlife outside protected areas in Africa can ...

  • From an Idea to an Industry: The Evolution of Ecotourism in East Africa Wildlife and Development Series No.15

    Tourism is the world's largest industry, and, in both developed and developing countries, ecotourism is now the fastest growing sector of this industry. Being such a powerful economic force, particularly in developing countries with little other industry, ecotourism has been able to prevent environmental destruction and, when managed correctly, ...

  • Health of Antarctic Wildlife

    This book provides a broad assessment of the health of Antarctica’s and seals. It is set against the background of available scientific and environmental information and the political and administrative processes in place. 17 chapters are presented in two parts: 'Wildlife Disease' consists of reviews, case studies and health assessments. 'External ...

  • Report of the Regional Workshop on the Monitoring and Management of Queen Conch, "Strombus gigas". Kingston, Jamaica, 1- 5 May 2006 (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries ReportsThe purpose of the workshop was to assist Caribbean countries in the development of effective management plans for queen conch fisheries and, consequently, to improve their capacity to implement regulations and obligations under the Convention on International trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora and the ...

  • Hunter, Salzman & Zaelke`s International Environmental Policy, 3d, 2007 Treaty Supplement

    This treaty supplement examines all the major aspects of international environmental law and policy. Topics covered include international lawmaking, principles of international environmental law, air and atmosphere, oceans and seas, freshwater resources, hazardous wastes and chemicals, wildlife and biodiversity, protection of habitat and natural ...

  • Designing Greenways

    How are greenways designed? What situations lead to their genesis, and what examples best illustrate their potential for enhancing communities and the environment? Designing greenways is a key to protecting landscapes, allowing wildlife to move freely, and finding appropriate ways to bring people into nature. This book brings together examples ...

  • Ecological Statistics

    Covering a wide range of disciplines, this book explains the formulae, techniques, and methods used in field ecology. By providing an awareness of the statistical foundation for existing methods, the book will make biologists more aware of the strengths and possible weaknesses of procedures employed, and statisticians more appreciative of the ...

  • Riparian Areas: Functions and Strategies for Management

    The Clean Water Act (CWA) requires that wetlands be protected from degradation because of their important ecological functions including maintenance of high water quality and provision of fish and wildlife habitat. However, this protection generally does not encompass riparian areas—the lands bordering rivers and lakes—even though they often ...

  • Doremus, Lin, Rosenberg, & Schoenbaum`s Environmental Policy Law: Problems, Cases & Readings, 5th

    This casebook takes a broad view of environmental law, encompassing the regulation of private and public land use and protection of wildlife as well as pollution control and remediation. It provides sufficient breadth for any introductory environmental or natural resources law course. It also focuses on those portions of the statutes covered that ...

  • Management of Disease in Wild Mammals

    Wildlife populations may be a significant source of infection for humans and domestic animals while in some cases being themselves endangered by pathogens. The development of sustainable approaches to the management of wildlife diseases is fundamental to the protection of human health, agriculture, and endangered species. Managing disease in ...

  • Expanding partnerships in conservation

    Protected areas around the globe - national parks, wildlife reserves, biosphere reserves - will prosper only if they are supported by the public, the private sector, and the full range of government agencies. Yet such support is unlikely unless society appreciates the importance of protected areas to its own interests, and protected areas are ...

  • Creative Common Law Strategies for Protecting the Environment

    Environmental common law litigation has reemerged in recent years as a powerful second pathway alongside statutory avenues for practitioners, communities, and governments to seek redress to environmental wrongs. Creative Common Law Strategies for Protecting the Environment vividly illustrates that environmental common law has never been more ...

  • Environmental Law and Regulation in New York, 2d (Vol. 9 & 9A, New York Practice Series)

    Written by more than 25 knowledgeable environmental attorneys in New York, this publication provides a definitive work on environmental issues. Topics include the common law role in environmental protection; New York toxic tort law, administrative agency relationships, the State Environmental Quality Review Act, air and water quality, water supply ...

  • Assessment of the Legal, Scientific, and Institutional Frameworks for Biodiversity Protection in the Republic of Liberia

    This report was coauthored by ELI and the University of Oxford’s Department of Plant Sciences, with support from, and in collaboration with, the United Nations Environment Programme’s Post-Conflict and Disaster Management Branch. It undertakes a detailed analysis of the current laws, regulations, institutions, and practices affecting ...

  • 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 ...

  • Goble and Freyfogle`s Federal Wildlife Law: Selected Statutes

    This supplement is designed to accompany texts on federal wildlife law. Includes the full text of federal statutes, including the relationship of federal law to tribal law. Although designed to accompany the named casebook, it is adaptable to other casebooks as ...

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