Conservation in low-governance environments

Douglas W. Yu, Taal Levi, Glenn H. Shepard

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How do we preserve biodiversity in low-governance environments, where relevant legislation is either absent or not enforced and where commercial interests are arrayed against conservation? Part of the answer lies in discovering multiple sources of governance and adapting the tools of conservation biology to exploit them. We focus on indigenous and forest-dwelling colonist populations and on rain forest tourism.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)569-571
Number of pages3
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2010

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