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The World's Savannas: Economic Driving Forces, Ecological Constraints and Policy Options

Series: Man and the Biosphere Volume: 12

Edited By: MD Young and O Sollbrig

350 pages, Illus

Parthenon Publishing

Hardback | Dec 1993 | #17808 | ISBN: 1850704171
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Savannas are important natural systems, and it is imperative that they are managed properly to balance their uses. This book looks at how the needs of wildlife conservation, grazing, agriculture, recreation and pastoralism can be reconciled. It also looks at the effect of global climatic change on the ecosystem and what politicians, administrators and land managers need to do in response. Global climatic change may induce major changes in ecosystem function that will require to be taken into account by politicians, administrators and resource managers in the devising of policies and management practices for savanna systems.

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