19. Conservation in the Anthropocene: Biodiversity, Poverty and Sustainability

  1. Dilys Roe2,
  2. Joanna Elliott3,
  3. Chris Sandbrook4 and
  4. Matt Walpole4
  1. William M. Adams

Published Online: 19 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118428351.ch19

Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Alleviation: Exploring the Evidence for a Link

Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Alleviation: Exploring the Evidence for a Link

How to Cite

Adams, W. M. (2012) Conservation in the Anthropocene: Biodiversity, Poverty and Sustainability, in Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Alleviation: Exploring the Evidence for a Link (eds D. Roe, J. Elliott, C. Sandbrook and M. Walpole), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118428351.ch19

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Dilys Roe International Institute for Environment and Development, 80–86 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8NH, UK

  2. 3

    African Wildlife Foundation, Oxford, UK

  3. 4

    United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre, 219 Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0DL, UK

Author Information

  1. Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, Downing Place, Cambridge CB2 3EN, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 21 DEC 2012

Book Series:

  1. Conservation Science and Practice Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Ward Cooper

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470674796

Online ISBN: 9781118428351

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Keywords:

  • conservation in the anthropocene;
  • conservation and poverty;
  • anti-poverty action links, and levels;
  • poverty/biodiversity overlap;
  • ‘frontier’ ignoring industrialisation;
  • sweatshops/low wages;
  • conservation's paradox

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Conservation, community and poverty

  • Away from the Last Frontier

  • Development, iPads and ivory

  • Conservation's development paradox

  • The challenge of sustainability

  • Conservation's challenge

  • References