Wildlife Management Books

  • NGOs acquire land in Brazil to create wildlife corridor

    The acquired land plot is located in a region of the Atlantic Forest, and will be connected to the Poço das Antas reserve by a bridge that will cross over a major ...

  • 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 ...

  • Mitigation of Impacts to Fish and Wildlife Habitat: Estimating Costs and Identifying Opportunities Report

    Every year, human activities cause significant harm to fish and wildlife habitat and the environment. Many of the impacts to these natural resources are never addressed. In certain cases, however, federal, state, and local laws and programs can require monetary or in-kind compensation for these impacts. A new ELI report, 'Mitigation of Impacts to ...

  • Wildlife Habitat Management: Concepts and Applications in Forestry

    In recent years, conflicts between ecological conservation and economic growth forced a reassessment of the motivations and goals of wildlife and forestry management. Focus shifted from game and commodity management to biodiversity conservation and ecological forestry. Previously separate fields such as forestry, biology, botany, and zoology ...

  • 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 ...

  • Making a Killing or Making a Living: Wildlife Trade, Trade Controls and Rural Livelihoods

    Can trade controls and the resulting changes in the wildlife trade have a negative impact on the livelihoods of those who earn an income from wildlife harvests, and specifically the rural poor? Some argue that not only do such controls reduce actual or potential economic benefits from wildlife products, but they also have little positive and ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Tapirs : status survey and conservation action plan [with Spanish and Portuguese chapters]

    Descended from a long and ancient lineage, tapirs are important tropical forest seed dispersers. However, today, all species of tapirs are threatened to various degrees by habitat destruction and hunting. This action plan was written with wildlife biologists, ecologists, administrators, educators and local conservation officials in mind and is ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • The Allegheny Woodrat

    A decline in populations of Allegheny woodrats (Neotoma magister) was first noticed in the 1980s. Since that time, woodrats have become extirpated from at least two states and have declined dramatically in several others. Recent evidence suggests that the decline of this species may be proceeding further south to include states where woodrat ...

  • Ecology and Behaviour of the African Buffalo

    What are the benefits that animals gain from living in a social group? This question has been the primary focus of the author's ecological interest. After many years of original and innovative research on the African buffalo, particularly at Lake Manyara in northern Tanzania, Herbert Prins has now summarized the results of much of this ...

  • 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, ...

  • 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, ...

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