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Routledge Studies in Conservation and the Environment

About the Series

This series includes a wide range of inter-disciplinary approaches to conservation and the environment, integrating perspectives from both social and natural sciences. Topics include, but are not limited to, development, environmental policy and politics, ecosystem change, natural resources (including land, water, oceans and forests), security, wildlife, protected areas, tourism, human-wildlife conflict, agriculture, economics, law and climate change.

This series publishes titles for all audiences, including students, scholars and professional/policy-makers. Authors or editors of potential new titles should contact Hannah Ferguson, Editor ([email protected]).

6 Series Titles

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Is CITES Protecting Wildlife? Assessing Implementation and Compliance

Is CITES Protecting Wildlife?: Assessing Implementation and Compliance

1st Edition


By Tanya Wyatt
June 17, 2021

This book assesses the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), examining both implementation and compliance. Humans are causing a biodiversity crisis, where one million species are facing extinction. Species are dying, in no small part, because they...

Humans and Hyenas Monster or Misunderstood

Humans and Hyenas: Monster or Misunderstood

1st Edition

By Keith Somerville
March 19, 2021

Humans and Hyenas examines the origins and development of the relationship between the two to present an accurate and realistic picture of the hyena and its interactions with people. The hyena is one of the most maligned, misrepresented and defamed mammals. It is still, despite decades of ...

Rethinking Wilderness and the Wild Conflict, Conservation and Co-existence

Rethinking Wilderness and the Wild: Conflict, Conservation and Co-existence

1st Edition

Edited By Robyn Bartel, Marty Branagan, Fiona Utley, Stephen Harris
October 30, 2020

Rethinking Wilderness and the Wild: Conflict, Conservation and Co-existence examines the complexities surrounding the concept of wilderness. Contemporary wilderness scholarship has tended to fall into two categories: the so-called ‘fortress conservation’ and ‘co-existence’ schools of thought. This...

Power in Conservation Environmental Anthropology Beyond Political Ecology

Power in Conservation: Environmental Anthropology Beyond Political Ecology

1st Edition

By Carol Carpenter
July 10, 2020

This book examines theories and ethnographies related to the anthropology of power in conservation. Conservation thought and practice is power laden—conservation thought is powerfully shaped by the history of ideas of nature and its relation to people, and conservation interventions govern and ...

Leaving Space for Nature The Critical Role of Area-Based Conservation

Leaving Space for Nature: The Critical Role of Area-Based Conservation

1st Edition

By Nigel Dudley, Sue Stolton
April 09, 2020

This book provides the first contemporary assessment of area-based conservation and its implications for nature and society. Now covering 15 per cent of the land surface and a growing area of ocean, the creation of protected areas is one of the fastest conscious changes in land management in ...

Natural Resources, Tourism and Community Livelihoods in Southern Africa Challenges of Sustainable Development

Natural Resources, Tourism and Community Livelihoods in Southern Africa: Challenges of Sustainable Development

1st Edition

Edited By Moren T. Stone, Monkgogi Lenao, Naomi Moswete
November 21, 2019

This book examines the connections between natural resources, tourism and community livelihood practices in Southern Africa, highlighting the successes and constraints experienced over the last 50 years. Questioning how natural resources, tourism and community livelihoods relations can positively ...

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