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Globalization & new geographies of conservation

Author: Karl S Zimmerer
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examining the geographical dimensions of environmental management and conservation activities implemented on landscapes worldwide, this title collects case studies to explore the interaction of  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karl S Zimmerer
ISBN: 0226983439 0226983447 9780226983431 9780226983448
OCLC Number: 182615416
Description: x, 357 p. : ill., cartes ; 24 cm
Contents: Geographical perspectives on globalization and environmental issues : the inner-connections of conservation, agriculture, and livelihoods / Karl S. Zimmerer --
Spatialities in global conservation and sustainability projects. Certifying biodiversity : conservation networks, landscape connectivity, and certified agriculture in southern Mexico / Tad Mutersbaugh --
Satellite remote sensing for management and monitoring of certified forestry : an example from the Brazilian Amazon / Jane M. Read --
Productive conservation and its representation : the case of beekeeping in the Brazilian Amazon / J. Christopher Brown --
Linking scales in livelihood analysis and global environmental science. Urban house-lot gardens and agrodiversity in Santarém, Pará, Brazil : spaces of conservation that link urban with rural / Antoinette M.G.A. WinklerPrins --
Multilevel geographies of seed networks and seed use in relation to agrobiodiversity conservation in the Andean countries / Karl S. Zimmerer --
Shifting scales, lines, and lives : the politics of conservation science and development in the Sahel / Matthew D. Turner --
Transnational and border issues in global conservation management. Conservation initiatives and "transnationalization" in the Mekong River basin / Chris Sneddon --
A transnational perspective on national protected areas and ecoregions in the tropical Andean countries / Rodrigo Sierra --
Development of Peru's protected-area system : historical continuity of conservation goals / Kenneth R. Young and Lily O. Rodríguez --
Decentralization and environmental governance in globalization. Conservation, globalization, and democratization : exploring the contradictions in the Maya Biosphere Reserve, Guatemala / Juanita Sundberg --
Decentralization, land policy, and the politics of scale in Burkina Faso / Leslie C. Gray --
Fences, ecologies, and changes in pastoral life : sandy land reclamation in Uxin Ju, Inner Mongolia, China / Hong Jiang --
Conclusion : rethinking the compatibility, consequences, and geographic strategies of conservation and development / Karl S. Zimmerer.
Other Titles: Globalization and new geographies of conservation
Responsibility: edited by Karl S. Zimmerer.
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