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Biodiversity and Human Livelihoods in Protected Areas Case Studies from the Malay Archipelago

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ISBN-10: 0521870216

ISBN-13: 9780521870214

Edition: 2007

Authors: Navjot S. Sodhi, Greg Acciaioli, Maribeth Erb, Alan Khee-Jin Tan

List price: $125.00
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Protected areas have emerged as major arenas of dispute concerning both indigenous and environmental protection. In the Malay Archipelago, which contains two of the twenty-five biodiversity hotspots identified globally, rampant commercial exploitation is jeopardizing species and rural livelihoods. While protected areas remain the only hope for the imperiled biota of the Malay Archipelago, this protection requires consideration of the sustenance needs and economic aspirations of the local people. Putting forward the views of all the stakeholders of protected areas - conservation practitioners and planners, local community members, NGO activists, government administrators, biologists,…    
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List price: $125.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/22/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 496
Size: 6.69" wide x 9.61" long x 1.06" tall
Weight: 2.464
Language: English

Navjot S. Sodhi is Professor at the National University of Singapore. An associate/subject editor of Conservation Biology, the Auk, and Biotropica, Navjot received his PhD from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada. A recipient of National Geographic Society grants, he has also spent time as a Bullard Fellow at Harvard University, where he holds an adjunct associate position.Barry W. Brook is Professor and Director of the Research Institute for Climate Change and Sustainability at the University of Adelaide, Australia. His research interests include climate change, global ecology and extinction dynamics. Barry serves on the editorial boards of Ecological Research and Raffles Bulletin of…    

List of contributors
General introduction
Conservation needs and priorities
Introduction to Part I
Delineating Key Biodiversity Areas as targets for protecting areas
A Master Plan for Wildlife in Sarawak: preparation, implementation and implications for conservation
Indonesia's protected areas need more protection: suggestions from island examples
Birds, local people and protected areas in Sulawesi, Indonesia
Importance of protected areas for butterfly conservation in a tropical urban landscape
Biodiversity conservation and indigenous peoples in Indonesia: the Krui people in southern Sumatra as a case study
Involving resource users in the regulation of access to resources for the protection of ecosystem services provided by protected areas in Indonesia
Conclusion to Part I
Conservation with and against people(s)
Introduction to Part II
Collaboration, conservation, and community: a conversation between Suraya Afiff and Celia Lowe
Hands off, hands on: communities and the management of national parks in Indonesia
Conservation and conflict in Komodo National Park
Another way to live: developing a programme for local people around Tanjung Puting National Park, Central Kalimantan
For the people or for the trees? A case study of violence and conservation in Ruteng Nature Recreation Park
Seas of discontent: conflicting knowledge paradigms within Indonesia's marine environmental arena
Strategy and subjectivity in co-management of the Lore Lindu National Park (Central Sulawesi, Indonesia)
Indigenous peoples and parks in Malaysia: issues and questions
Protecting Chek Jawa: the politics of conservation and memory at the edge of a nation
Integrating conservation and community participation in protected-area development in Brunei Darussalam
Conclusion to Part II
Legal and governance frameworks for conservation
Introduction to Part III
Protected-area management in Indonesia and Malaysia: the challenge of divided competences between centre and periphery
Protecting sovereignty versus protecting parks: Malaysia's federal system and incentives against the creation of a truly national park system
What protects the protected areas? Decentralization in Indonesia, the challenges facing its terrestrial and marine national parks and the rise of regional protected areas
Learning from King Canute: policy approaches to biodiversity conservation, lessons from the Leuser Ecosystem
Conclusion to Part III
General conclusion