Wildlife Conservation in Africa

Wildlife Conservation in Africa: A Scientific Approach presents comprehensive management strategies for the consumptive and non-consumptive utilization of wildlife across Sub-Saharan Africa. It describes African economies that are currently dependent on wildlife resources and prescribes strategies for conserving biodiversity in both forests and animals in ecosystems across the continent. The book covers the history and current status of how Africa's culture, traditions, healthcare and food sources are woven intricately around the local wildlife and resources. It is a necessary resource for researchers and practitioners in wildlife and ecological conservation, but is also useful for administrators and managers of protected areas. Written by the world's leading expert on African wildlife conservation Uses over 45 years of research and knowledge on the topic Provides a detailed categorization of conservation areas across Sub-Saharan Africa Covers both in-situ and ex-situ conservation methods for wildlife

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  • Author : S.S. Ajayi
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 304 pages
  • ISBN : 0128169621
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Wildlife Conservation in Africa

Wildlife Conservation in Africa
  • Author : S.S. Ajayi
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 June 2019
GET THIS BOOKWildlife Conservation in Africa

Wildlife Conservation in Africa: A Scientific Approach presents comprehensive management strategies for the consumptive and non-consumptive utilization of wildlife across Sub-Saharan Africa. It describes African economies that are currently dependent on wildlife resources and prescribes strategies for conserving biodiversity in both forests and animals in ecosystems across the continent. The book covers the history and current status of how Africa's culture, traditions, healthcare and food sources are woven intricately around the local wildlife and resources. It is a necessary resource

The Myth of Wild Africa

The Myth of Wild Africa
  • Author : Jonathan S. Adams,Thomas O. McShane
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 14 August 1996
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Africa's wildlife heritage is under siege--and its worst enemy may be traditional conservation methods. The authors tell of new conservation programs that include more Africans in the planning, execution, and financial benefits of this multi-billion dollar business.

Conservation in Africa

Conservation in Africa
  • Author : David Anderson,Richard H. Grove
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 14 August 1987
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Sixteen interdisciplinary essays on topics ranging from wildlife management to soil conservation, the Cape in the 19th century to Ethiopia in the 1980s, reveal the integral role of conservation policies in Africa's future.

Conservation Biology in Sub-Saharan Africa

Conservation Biology in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Author : Richard Primack,Johnny W. Wilson
  • Publisher : Open Book Publishers
  • Release : 10 September 2019
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Conservation Biology in Sub-Saharan Africa comprehensively explores the challenges and potential solutions to key conservation issues in Sub-Saharan Africa. Easy to read, this lucid and accessible textbook includes fifteen chapters that cover a full range of conservation topics, including threats to biodiversity, environmental laws, and protected areas management, as well as related topics such as sustainability, poverty, and human-wildlife conflict. This rich resource also includes a background discussion of what conservation biology is, a wide range of theoretical approaches to

Wildlife between Empire and Nation in Twentieth-Century Africa

Wildlife between Empire and Nation in Twentieth-Century Africa
  • Author : Jeff Schauer
  • Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
  • Release : 17 December 2018
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This book traces the emergence of wildlife policy in colonial eastern and central Africa over the course of a century. Spanning from imperial conquest through the consolidation of colonial rule, the rise of nationalism, and the emergence of neocolonial and neoliberal institutions, this book shows how these fundamental themes of the twentieth century shaped the relationships between humans and animals in what are today Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Malawi. A set of key themes emerges—changing administrative forms, militarization,

Poaching, Wildlife Trafficking and Security in Africa

Poaching, Wildlife Trafficking and Security in Africa
  • Author : Cathy Haenlein,M L R Smith
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 06 July 2017
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A worldwide surge in poaching and wildlife trafficking is threatening to decimate endangered species. This crisis also threatens the security of human beings in ways ignored until recently by decision-makers slow to begin to treat what is typically viewed as a ‘conservation issue’ as serious crime. Over the past decade, as the scale and profitability of poaching and wildlife trafficking have grown, politicians, journalists and campaigners throughout the world have begun to take notice – they are offering striking appraisals of

Game Changer

Game Changer
  • Author : Glen Martin
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 14 August 2022
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Assesses the rising influence of the animal rights movement in Africa to find that the policies championed by animal welfare groups could lead paradoxically to the elimination of the very species that are the most cherished.

Wildlife Conservation in Africa

Wildlife Conservation in Africa
  • Author : S.S. Ajayi
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 24 May 2019
GET THIS BOOKWildlife Conservation in Africa

Wildlife Conservation in Africa: A Scientific Approach presents comprehensive management strategies for the consumptive and non-consumptive utilization of wildlife across Sub-Saharan Africa. It describes African economies that are currently dependent on wildlife resources and prescribes strategies for conserving biodiversity in both forests and animals in ecosystems across the continent. The book covers the history and current status of how Africa’s culture, traditions, healthcare and food sources are woven intricately around the local wildlife and resources. It is a necessary

Protected Areas and Tourism in Southern Africa

Protected Areas and Tourism in Southern Africa
  • Author : Lesego Senyana Stone,Moren Tibabo Stone,Patricia Kefilwe Mogomotsi,Goemeone E.J. Mogomotsi
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 24 March 2022
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This volume discusses the complex relationship between Protected Areas and tourism and their impact on community livelihoods in a range of countries in Southern Africa. Protected areas and tourism have an enduring and symbiotic relationship. While protected areas offer a desirable setting for tourism products, tourism provides revenue that can contribute to conservation efforts. This can bring benefits to local communities, but it can also have a negative impact, with the establishment of protected areas leading to the eviction of

Evolution and Innovation in Wildlife Conservation

Evolution and Innovation in Wildlife Conservation
  • Author : Brian Child,Helen Suich,Spenceley Anna
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 04 May 2012
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The crucible of innovation in wildlife and habitat conservation is in southern Africa where it has co-evolved with decolonization, political transformation and the rise of development, ownership, management and livelihood debates. Charting this innovation, early chapters deal with the traditional 'fines and fences' conservation that occurred in the colonial and early post-independence period, with subsequent sections focussing on the experimentation and innovation that occurred on private and communal land as a result of the break from these traditional methods. The

The Big Conservation Lie

The Big Conservation Lie
  • Author : John Mbaria
  • Publisher : Lens&pens Publishing
  • Release : 11 December 2016
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The Big Conservation Lie' is a wake up call focused on a field that has been 'front and centre' of many people's hearts and minds in recent years; The conservation of Africa's wildlife. It is a pursuit whose power to inspire is only rivalled by it's ability to blind it's audience to reality. This book takes the reader through Kenya's conservation 'industry' and the players therein with all their prejudices, weaknesses and commitment to causes, many of which are indistinguishable

The Last Elephants

The Last Elephants
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Smithsonian Institution
  • Release : 09 April 2019
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Amazing photographs of elephants accompany narratives from researchers, scientists, and conservationists celebrating elephants and calling for their preservation African savanna elephants--among the most magnificent and beloved of our fellow mammals--are an extraordinary, social, and intelligent species. The Last Elephants, an homage to these animals and a clarion call for their preservation, is based upon a shocking finding: savanna elephant populations across Africa are being decimated, with two to three murdered every hour for their ivory. Without action, these elephants soon

African Futures

African Futures
  • Author : Clemens Greiner,Steven Van Wolputte,Michael Bollig
  • Publisher : Africa-Europe Group for Interd
  • Release : 14 August 2022
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"The essays in this collection are written to make readers (re)consider what is possible in Africa. The essays shake the tree of received wisdom and received categories, and hone in on the complexities of life under ecological and economic constraints. Yet, throughout this volume, people do not emerge as victims, but rather as inventors, engineers, scientists, planners, writers, artists, and activists, or as children, mothers, fathers, friends, or lovers - all as future-makers. It is precisely through agents such

Wildlife Conservation by Sustainable Use

Wildlife Conservation by Sustainable Use
  • Author : H.H.T Prins,Jan Geu Grootenhuis,Thomas T. Dolan
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
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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 be conserved in the face of agricultural expansion and human population growth. They reached the unequivocal - if controversial - conclusion that wildlife can be an economic asset, especially in the African