Economics for the Wilds: Wildlife, Wildlands, Diversity and Development

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Timothy M. Swanson, Edward Barbier
Earthscan, 1992 - Economic development - 226 pages
This book describes the economic approach to the problems of conserving endangered habitats and species. It addresses these issues through a number of chapters on the economics of the main issues concerned (endangered species, sustainable development, sustainable utilization) and a series of case studies which illustrates these concepts. The book assesses the state of theory, knowledge and practice in regard to one of the most important international environmental problems of the coming decades.
 

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Contents

Economics for the wilds Edward B Barbier
15
Appropriating the value of wildlife
34
The role of wildlife utilization and other
65
Communitybased development
103
Wildlife tourism J Barnes
136
Sustainable rainforest utilization Edward B Barbier
152
Wildlife and wildland utilization
170
Illegal exploitation of wildlife E J MilnerGulland
195
The end of wildlands and wildlife? Timothy M Swanson
214
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