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17: List of Boxes

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    List of Boxes

    Box 1.1 Conservation Through Public Health: A Case Study 5

    Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka

    Box 1.2 The Okapi Wildlife Reserve: Protecting Nature and Providing for People 14

    Rosmarie Ruf & Marcel Enckoto

    Box 1.3 Biodiversity: Can Humanity be Saved? 17

    Nkengifor Nkeshia Valery

    Box 2.1 Sacred Spaces: A Tradition of Forest Conservation in Benin 30

    Emile N. Houngbo

    Box 2.2 Why Go Transfrontier? (And Why Not?) 38

    Tamar Ron

    Box 2.3 Privately Owned Lands for African Conservation 40

    Graeme Cumming

    Box 2.4 Malawi: No Longer a Weak Link in the Elephant Ivory Trafficking Chain? 48

    Jonathan Vaughan

    Box 3.1 Finding a Needle in a Haystack: Monitoring Species Using eDNA 66

    Tammy Robinson and Clova Mabin

    Box 3.2 Golden Mole Conservation Requires a Sound Taxonomy 74

    Sarita Mareeand Samantha Mynhardt

    Box 3.3 Does Tardy Recognition of a Species Hamper its Conservation? 78

    Colleen T. Downs

    Box 4.1 Research on Hunting Underpins Conservation in Central Africa 94

    Katharine Abernethy and Lauren M. Coad

    Box 4.2 Are Wild Pollinators Important in African Agriculture? 103

    Abraham J. Miller-Rushing

    Box 4.3 Biological Control Saves the Cassava Crop 107

    Meg Boeni and Richard Primack

    Box 4.4 Conservation Lessons from the Asian and African Vulture Crises 110

    Ara Monadjem

    Box 5.1 The Importance of Liberia’s Forest Network to the Survival of the Pygmy Hippopotamus 136

    Mary Molokwu-Odozi and Kathryn Phillips

    Box 5.2 The Conservation and Exploitation of East African Plants 146

    John R. S. Tabuti

    Box 5.3 Migratory Birds of Africa: The Largest of the Last Great Migrations? 150

    Abraham J. Miller-Rushing and John W. Wilson

    Box 5.4 Saving Critically Endangered Ground Nesting Birds from Habitat Loss 153

    Bruktawit Abdu Mahamued

    Box 6.1 Does Oil Palm Agriculture Threaten Biological Diversity in Equatorial Africa? 170

    Abraham J. Miller-Rushing

    Box 6.2 Desert Birds and Climate Change 179

    Susan Cunningham and Andrew McKechnie

    Box 6.3 Habitat Alteration, Climate Change, and Mosquito-Borne Diseases 190

    Kevin Njabo

    Box 7.1 Solving Seabird Bycatch Problems: From Theory to Practice 221

    Ross Wanless

    Box 7.2 Conserving Elephants in the Anthropocene 227

    David H.M. Cumming

    Box 7.3 Aliens on Islands: Damage and Control 233

    Peter Ryan

    Box 7.4 Promoting African and Global Honeybee Health 238

    Vincent Dietemann

    Box 8.1 Pleistocene Extinctions: Climate Change, Hominin Predation, or Both? 263

    David H.M. Cumming

    Box 8.2 Swimming Dangerously Close to Extinction: Population Crash in Lesotho’s Endemic Maloti Minnow 269

    Jeremy Shelton

    Box 8.3 Fenced Reserves Conserving Cheetahs and African Wild Dogs in South Africa 286

    Kelly Marnewick

    Box 9.1 The Role of Biodiversity Inventories in the Management of Gorongosa National Park 300

    >Marc Stalmans and Piotr Naskrecki

    Box 9.2 Sea Turtle Conservation along Africa’s Atlantic Coast 303

    Angela Formia

    Box 9.3 Sustainably Harvesting Fruit Bats Through Better Understanding of Life Histories 315

    David T. S. Hayman

    Box 10.1 Using Insects to Monitor Environmental Health 331

    Rosina Kyerematen

    Box 10.2 Remote Sensing and Spatial Analysis for African Conservation 335

    Barend F. N. Erasmus

    Box 10.3 Environmental Governance in the Serengeti Ecosystem 351

    Alex Wilbard Kisingo

    Box 10.4 Sustainable Forest Restoration Using Natural Vegetation 357

    Samuel Kiboi

    Box 11.1 The Overlooked Role of Behavioural Ecology in the Conservation of African Mammals 378

    Adrian M Shrader

    Box 11.2 Large Predator Reintroductions: A Balancing Act 389

    Craig J. Tambling

    Box 11.3 Transfrontier Conservation Areas: Managing Biodiversity Across International Boundaries 398

    Simon M. Munthali

    Box 11.4 Saving the Northern White Rhinoceros with Assisted Reproduction Technologies 414

    Morné de la Rey

    Box 12.1 Insect Biodiversity Helps Solve African Wildlife Crimes 442

    Martin H. Villet

    Box 12.2 Protecting Elephants in a Hostile Region 444

    Lorna Labuschagne

    Box 12.3 Thoughts on Poaching and Illegal Wildlife Trafficking in Sub-Saharan Africa 453

    Tamar Ron

    Box 13.1 Mpala Research Centre: A Living Laboratory for (More than Just) Scientists 467

    Anchal Padukone and Dino J. Martins

    Box 13.2 Identifying Key Sites for Conservation in the Albertine Rift 475

    Andrew J. Plumptre

    Box 13.3 Marine Protected Areas in East Africa and the Western Indian Ocean 481

    Abraham J. Miller-Rushing

    Box 13.4 Zoning: Something for Everyone in the Forests of Dzangha-Sangha 487

    Richard Carroll

    Box 14.1 Traditional People and Conservation: Turning the Page 517

    Abraham J. Miller-Rushing and John W. Wilson

    Box 14.2 Importance of Protected Areas in Cities: Insights from the City of Cape Town 523

    Pippin M. L. Anderson

    Box 14.3 Preserving Biodiversity Through Shaded Agroforestry 528

    Hervé D. Bisseleua

    Box 14.4 Confronting Human-Wildlife Conflict in Zimbabwe 537

    Steven Matema

    Box 15.1 Not Just for War: Drones in Conservation 559

    Meg Boeni and Richard Primack

    Box 15.2 Supporting Self-Organised Action for Conservation in Africa 565

    Duan Biggs

    Box 15.3 Tracking Species in Space and Time: Citizen Science in Africa 570

    Phoebe Barnard

    Box 15.4 The Contribution of Education Towards Conservation in Africa 576

    Shiiwua Manu and Samuel Ivande

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