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Resolving Human-Wildlife Conflicts: The Science of Wildlife Damage Management

By: Michael Conover

418 pages, Bw photos, illus, figs, tabs, maps

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #123539 | ISBN: 156670538X
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About this book

Discusses the issues facing wildlife managers and anyone else dealing with interactions between wildlife and humans. Conover stresses the inter-relatedness of wildlife damage management within the larger discipline of wildlife conservation and provides an extensive review of the scientific literature. He includes case-studies that document how an integrated approach to wildlife management can resolve wildlife-human conflicts.


Contents

Philosophy. History. Threats to Human Safety. Zoonoses. Economics. Environmental Damage and Exotic Species. Lethal Control. Fertility Control. Wildlife Translocation. Fear-Provoking Stimuli. Chemical Repellants. Diversion. Exclusion. Habitat Manipulation. Human Dimensions. Developing an Integrated Approach. Appendix.

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