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Book: Conservation Biology in Sub-Saharan Africa (Wilson and Primack)

  • Page ID
    26689
  • Conservation Biology in Sub-Saharan Africa comprehensively explores the challenges and potential solutions to key conservation issues in Sub-Saharan Africa. This textbook includes fifteen chapters that cover a full range of conservation topics, including threats to biodiversity, environmental laws, and protected areas management, as well as related topics such as sustainability, poverty, and human-wildlife conflict. This rich resource also includes a background discussion of what conservation biology is, a wide range of theoretical approaches to the subject, and concrete examples of conservation practice in specific African contexts. Strategies are outlined to protect biodiversity whilst promoting economic development in the region.

    Thumbnail: Three Elephants in Ngorongoro, Tanzania. (Unsplash License; Matthew Spiteri via Unsplash)