Part II: Theoretical Background.
The Ecological and Economic Theory of Sustainable Harvesting.
Harvesting and Ecological Realities.
Decision-Making by Users of Natural Resources.
Practical Considerations when Applying the Theory.
Part III: Case Studies.
Sustainable Use as a Conservation Tool in the Forests of South-East Asia (Kathy Mackinnon).
Will Bigleaf Mahogany Be Conserved Through Sustainable Use? (R E Gullison).
Cosiguina, Nicaragua: A Case Study in Community-Based Management of Wildlife (Vivienne Solis Rivera and Stephen R Edwards).
Sustainability of the Falkland Islands Loligo Squid Fishery (Sophie des Clers).
Recreational Use of Coral Reefs in the Maldives and Caribbean (Andrew R G Price, Callum M Roberts and Julie P Hawkins).
A Century of Change in the Central Luangwa Valley of Zambia (Joel Freehling and Stuart A Marks).
The Economics of Wildlife Conservation Policy in Kenya (M Norton-Griffiths).
Gorilla Tourism: A Critical Look (Thomas M Butynski and Jan Kalina).
Caribou and Muskox Harvesting in the Northwest Territories (Anne Gunn).
Hunting of Game Mammals in the Soviet Union (Leonid M Baskin).
Part IV: Making Conservation Work.
Making Conservation Work.
Glossary of Terms.
- The first book to examine the issues underlying the sustainable use debate in a fully interdisciplinary manner. Both the theoretical section and the case studies approach the issues using methods from economics, ecology, anthropology and other fields.
- Designed as a course textbook, combining a theoretical section with invited case studies written by expert practitioners in the field.
- Outlines the new direction that conservation biology (and thus conservation biologists) must take if it is to be successful.