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Battling for Survival: India's Wilderness over Two Centuries

Out of Print
First conservation history of India

Edited By: Valmik Thapar

444 pages, Col and b/w photos

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Jun 2003 | #144239 | ISBN: 0195662938
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Illustrated with rare pictures, this book explores some remarkable efforts to save the forest. In doing so it looks at the governance of wildlife, forests and some of the greatest defenders of wildlife in India who battled for the future of India's wildlife. Thapar also examines the evolution of wildlife governance in India over two centuries including the Supreme Courts initiatives, recent court decisions, and loopholes in existing legislation. He also explores the amazing efforts of organizations like the Bombay Natural History Society as an institution dedicated to conservation in the last century.

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