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Wildlife conservation in African parks

D. H. M. Cumming

Wildlife conservation in African parks

progress, problems & prescriptions

by D. H. M. Cumming

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Published by WWF Multispecies Project in Causeway, Harare, Zimbabwe .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Wildlife conservation -- Africa.,
    • National parks and reserves -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby D.H.M. Cumming.
      SeriesProject paper / Multispecies Animal Production Systems Project ;, no. 15, Project paper (Multispecies Animal Production Systems Project) ;, no. 15.
      ContributionsWorld Wide Fund for Nature.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL84.6.A1 C86 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination20 p. :
      Number of Pages20
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1249394M
      LC Control Number94846865

      Home to the largest intact, inactive volcanic crater in the world, Ngorongoro Conservation Area is one of the most incredible places for an African wildlife safari. The crater itself is 2, feet deep and square miles wide, providing a home for o animals as well as having the highest density of mammalian predators in Africa. About this book. Wildlife Conservation in Africa: A Scientific Approach presents comprehensive management strategies for the consumptive and non-consumptive utilization of wildlife across Sub-Saharan Africa. It describes African economies' current dependent on wildlife resources, and prescribes strategies for conserving the biodiversity, both forests and animals, in ecosystems .

      Africa WCS operates the largest and longest standing field conservation program in Africa. Our projects span the natural diversity that is Africa—from the rich tropical forests of Nouabalé Ndoki deep in the Central Congo Basin to the remote and rugged savannahs of . Developing an early expertise on African wild dogs, Peter went on to work on a broad array of conservation issues ranging from predator conservation, to the threats facing them and other wildlife, to wildlife ranching and community conservation, and most recently to Africa’s vast protected area network.

      This book provides a new inter-disciplinary look at the practice and policies of conservation in Africa. Bringing together social scientists, anthropologists and historians with biologists for the first time, the book sheds some light on the previously neglected but critically important social aspects of conservation thinking. To date conservation has been very much the domain of the biologist 5/5(1).   Protected areas in developing countries depend on tourism fees. South Africa’s national parks get 70% of their income from tourism revenue (i.e. entrance fees, accommodation, restaurants). This contributes directly to wildlife conservation because these reserves must deliver what tourists are paying for – wildlife. They need to keep their.


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