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Harvesting Wild Species: Implications for Biodiversity Conservation

Edited By: Curtis H Freese

703 pages, Figs, tabs

Johns Hopkins University Press

Paperback | Jun 1997 | #64926 | ISBN: 0801855748
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Hardback | Dec 1997 | #64925 | ISBN: 080185573X
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Based on a study commissioned by the WWF, this volume draws together a diverse group of authorities to discuss the conditions under which harvesting wild species for human consumption may act as a conservation tool, rather than adopting the more usual routes, through protected areas, etc. Presenting fifteen case studies from around the world - in areas ranging from fisheries and forestry to non-timber forest products and trophy hunting - the authors explore the link between sustainable development and biodiversity conservation.

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Curtis H. Freese is a Senior Fellow with the World Wildlife Fund-US and adjunct professor at Montana State University. He has conducted research and field work in wild species use and biodiversity for more than thirty years.

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