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Making Parks Work: Strategies for Preserving Tropical Nature

Edited By: John Terborgh, Carel van Schaik, Lisa Davenport and Madhu Rao

511 pages, Figs, tabs, maps

Island Press

Paperback | Mar 2002 | #127252 | ISBN: 1559639059
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Hardback | Mar 2002 | #127251 | ISBN: 1559639040
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About this book

Focusing on the success stories of creating parks and protected areas, this book gathers experiences and information from thirty leading conservationists into a guidebook of principles for effective management of protected areas.


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Biography

John Terborgh and Carel van Schaik are co-directors of the Center for Tropical Conservation at Duke University, where Dr. Terborgh is James B. Duke Professor of Environmental Science in the Nicholas School of the Environment and Dr. Schaik is professor of biological anthropology and anatomy. Lisa Davenport is a graduate student at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Madhu Rao is associate conservation ecologist with the Wildlife Conservation Society.

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