Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Alleviation: Exploring the Evidence for a Link
Dilys Roe, Joanna Elliott, Chris Sandbrook, Matt Walpole
Wiley, Nov 15, 2012 - Science - 352 pages
Biodiversity conservation and poverty alleviation are both important societal goals demanding increasing international attention. While they may seem to be unrelated, the international policy frameworks that guide action to address them make an explicit assumption that conserving biodiversity will help to tackle global poverty. Part of the Conservation Science and Practice Series published with the Zoological Society of London, this book explores the validity of that assumption. The book addresses a number of critical questions:
This volume will be of interest to policy-makers, practitioners and researchers concerned with understanding the potential - and limitations - of integrated approaches to biodiversity conservation and poverty alleviation.