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Statelessness and Conservation

Exploring the Implications of an International Governance Agenda

Julian Clifton, Greg Acciaioli, Helen Brunt, Wolfram Dressler, Michael Fabinyi and Sarinda Singh

1 Introduction Global biodiversity conservation policy is heavily influenced by international agreements such as the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity ( hereinafter : CBD), which includes 193 states as signatory parties. The current CBD Strategic Plan for Biodiversity

Elizabeth Cherry

define science conducted by amateurs. Now, lines are more clearly drawn between amateurs and professionals, while at the same time, the number of citizen science projects in which birders can participate has proliferated. Birding has implications for wildlife and environmental conservation. Birders see

C. Barry Knisley, Mike Kippenhan and David Brzoska

Introduction From the passage of the Endangered Species Act in 1973 through the 1980s, there was relatively little interest and published research on insect conservation in the United States. The few insects studied for conservation efforts were primarily butterflies (Pyle, 1976 ). The

Joke Maes, Arend Raoul Van Oosten, Natalie Van Houtte and Erik Matthysen

a successful and efficient biodiversity conservation strategy (Messmer et al., 2001; Tabarelli and Gascon, 2005). In a fragmented landscape, both connectivity between habitat patches and increasing patch size can be crucial for species persistence by reducing the negative effects of demographic

Private Wildlife Conservation in Zimbabwe

Joint Ventures and Reciprocity


Harry Wels

This book is the first about private wildlife conservation and community involvement in Zimbabwe. It is a case study based on ethnographic fieldwork done in 1998. It focuses on the joint venture between a private wildlife conservation initiative, the Save Valley Conservancy, and its surrounding communities in terms of reciprocal exchange and the land question. It makes clear, amongst other things, that the current political tragedy in Zimbabwe about land did not start when Mugabe lost the referendum in February 2000. The book tries to offer an explanation for the unforgiving route that Mugabe has obviously taken in the land question, despite his words of reconciliation when he came to power in 1980. This book is of particular interest to students, practitioners and academics in the fields of (private) wildlife conservation, community participation and organisational co-operation.

Fachruddin Majeri Mangunjaya and Jeanne Elizabeth McKay

resources may continue to be used by future generations. 2 This paper reviews several current initiatives relating to the conservation movement in the Muslim world, and especially in Indonesia. Here, we focus on the attempts being made to render or return human and non-human apects of life today to a

Amélie Couvrat Desvergnes

ucad book bindings had been received as donations or bequests between the end of the nineteenth century and the 1930s. Some of the donors were well known, such as Gaston Migeon, 3 Jules Maciet and Charles Piet-Lataudrie. The conservation project was not only an opportunity to perform high

Rivka Hadas, Rina Kamenetsky and Ori Fragman-Sapir

-situ conservation in Israel. Biological Conservation 141/2: 596-600. Bryan, J. E. 2002. Bulbs. (Revised edition). Timber Press, Portland, OR. Cohen, D., Sandler Ziv, D., Fintea, C., Ion, A., Rabinowitch, H. D., Kamenetsky, R. New varieties of paperwhite Narcissus: florogenesis and forcing

Niclas Jonzén

, J.J., Sutherland, W.J. 2007. Beyond ecological traps: perceptual errors and undervalued resources. Trends Ecol. Evol. 22: 351-356. Greenwood, J.J.D., Baillie, S.R., Gregory, R.D., Peach, W.J., Fuller, R.J. 1995. Some new approaches to conservation monitoring of British breeding birds. Ibis 137

Robin Warner

Introduction The process initiated by the un General Assembly ( unga ) in unga Resolution 69/292 1 to develop the elements of an international legally binding instrument ( ilbi ) for conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction ( abnj