Part I: Introduction to Biological Conservation and Sustainable Use.
Part II: Theoretical Background.
Part III: Case Studies.
Part IV: Making Conservation Work.
Glossary of Terms.
"The book's coverage of ecological and economic theory of sustainable use, decision-making and practical considerations when applying the theory is beautifully done and very readable....... this fine volume is sure to be important and will set a standard for truly interdisciplinary work in conservation biology." Nature <!--end-->
- 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.