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Title Conservation and environmental management in Madagascar / edited by Ivan R. Scales.

Published London New York : Routledge, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Cres  333.7209691 CONS    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxiii, 374 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Earthscan conservation and development series.
Earthscan conservation and development series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : conservation at the crossroads : biological diversity, environmental change and natural resource use in Madagascar / Ivan R. Scales -- Explaining Madagascar's biodiversity / Jörg U. Ganzhorn, Lucienne Wilmé and Jean-Luc Mercier -- Early human settlers and their impact on Madagascar's landscapes / Robert E. Dewar -- Deforestation in Madagascar : debates over the island's forest cover and challenges of measuring forest change / William J. McConnell and Christian A. Kull -- Drivers of deforestation and the complexity of land use in Madagascar / Ivan R. Scales -- A brief history of the state and the politics of natural resource use in Madagascar / Ivan R. Scales -- Roots, persistence, and character of Madagascar's conservation boom / Christian A. Kull -- Transfer of natural resource management rights to local communities / Jacques Pollini, Neal Hockley, Frank Muttenzer and Bruno Ramamonjisoa -- Conservation politics in Madagascar : the expansion of protected areas / Catherine Corson -- Durban Vision in practice : experiences in the participatory governance of Madagascar's new protected areas / Malika Virah-Sawmy, Charlie J. Gardner and Nanie A. Ratsifandrihamanana -- Tourism, conservation and development in Madagascar : moving beyond panaceas? / Ivan R. Scales -- Bioprospecting a biodiversity hotspot : the political economy of natural products drug discovery for conservation goals in Madagascar / Benjamin D. Neimark and Laura M. Tilghman -- Incentivising forest conservation : payments for environmental services and reducing carbon emissions from deforestation / Laura Brimont and Cécile Bidaud -- Contrasting visions of nature and landscapes / Jeffrey C. Kaufmann -- Conclusion : the future of biodiversity conservation and environmental management in Madagascar : lessons from the past and challenges ahead -- Ivan R. Scales.
Other author Scales, Ivan R., author, editor.
Subject Conservation of natural resources -- Madagascar.
Biodiversity conservation -- Madagascar.
Natural resources -- Madagascar -- Management.
Environmental policy -- Political aspects -- Madagascar.
ISBN 9780415528771 (hbk)
9780203118313 (ebk)