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Wild Species as Commodities: Managing Markets and Ecosystems for Sustainability

By: Curtis H Freese

319 pages, Figs, tabs

Island Press

Paperback | Apr 1998 | #76383 | ISBN: 155963572X
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Hardback | Apr 1998 | #76382 | ISBN: 1559635711
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About this book

Presents a balanced, scientifically rigorous consideration of the link between commercial consumptive use of wild species and biodiversity conservation. The outgrowth of a four-year WWF study, the book provides a primer on the CCU-biodiversity link and an interdisciplinary analysis of the major economic, social, and ecological factors involved, along with guidelines for incorporating biodiversity conservation into commerical harvesting programmes.


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