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Category: Research Org.
Last checked: 2014/07/24 00:31:39
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Wildlife-human interactions: from conflict to coexistence in sustainable landscapes. A cooperative research project between India and Norway (2011/9/27)
Reports on a project which sought to understand the dynamics of wildlife human interactions in India and Norway (in a sample of multiuse landscapes) and to develop mechanisms of coexistence suitable to the countries. The project focussed on species ...
High mountain glaciers and climate change: challenges to human livelihoods and adaptation (2011/8/26)
Climate change is causing significant mass loss of glaciers in high mountains worldwide. This report calls for accelerating research, monitoring and modeling of glaciers, snow and their role in water supplies. Although glacier systems are inherently ...
Agriculture biodiversity and food security: two sides of a coin (2011/8/25)
This research paper explains the relationship between food production and agricultural biodiversity, and analyses the impact of indiscriminate loss of agricultural biodiversity on food security. Bangladesh has been suffering from food shortage for it ...
Climate change and biodiversity: IPCC technical paper V (2010/8/31)
With the current rate of biodiversity loss greater than the natural background rate of extinction, a critical question addressed by this technical paper is‘how much might climate change (natural or human induced) enhance or inhibit these losse ...
Questioning conservation practice and its response: the establishment of Namaqua National Park (2010/4/9)
This article summarises research carried out in Namaqualand in South Africa that identifies the discrepancies between rhetoric and practices in conservation. The author points at an on-going conflict between conservation and redistribution of land, ...
Community Markets For Conservation Programme (COMACO) Phase II: appraisal of the proposal to the Royal Norwegian Embassy, Lusaka, Zambia (2010/1/18)
This paper reviews the proposal for a Phase II of the Community Markets for Conservation Programme (COMACO) in Zambia. The programme is seen as a tool to offer poachers and charcoal burners incentives for abandoning illegal activities to protect wild ...
Wild resources and livelihoods of poor households in Democratic Republic of Congo (2009/11/11)
Wild foods including bushmeat have long been recognised as important famine foods underpinning coping strategies for poor people. Yet there is mounting pressure from conservation agencies to limit the extraction of wild resources, particularly bushm ...
Reforming wildlife governance in East and Southern Africa: the role of corruption (2009/10/9)
This brief looks at the role corruption plays in structuring wildlife governance systems in Africa by comparing the differing governance structures which have elicited variant economic and ecological outcomes. Wildlife is an important economic asset ...
Home gardens sustain crop diversity and improve farm resilience in Candelaria Loxicha, Oaxaca, Mexico (2009/10/8)
The home garden is an integral part of smallholders’ production strategies. This paper investigates how home gardens are integrated into local farming practices and how these influence biodiversity in Candelaria Loxicha, Oaxaca, Mexico. The pap ...
Rights-based approaches: exploring issues and opportunities for conservation (2009/7/20)
The links between the realisation of human rights and the conservation of natural resources and biodiversity are receiving increasing attention worldwide. Experience has demonstrated that exclusionary approaches to conservation can undermine those sa ...
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