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Conservation and Sustainable Use: A Handbook of Techniques

E.J. Milner-Gulland and J. Marcus Rowcliffe


The overexploitation of wildlife is a key concern for conservationists worldwide. Indeed, wildlife conservation and sustainable use have recently become centrepieces in conservation and development research. Assessment, interpretation, and ultimate action in a scientific study of exploited species must consider numerous factors: from the biology, habitat requirements, and population dynamics of the species in question, to the relationships that people have with their environment and the species within it. Any long-term management plan must ensure that people and wildlife can coexist — otherwis ... More

Keywords: overexploitation, exploited species, wildlife, field techniques, modelling, management

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780198530367
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2008 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530367.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

E.J. Milner-Gulland, author
Imperial College London

J. Marcus Rowcliffe, author
Institute of Zoology ZSL