6. Biodiversity and Poverty in Coastal Environments

  1. Dilys Roe2,
  2. Joanna Elliott3,
  3. Chris Sandbrook4 and
  4. Matt Walpole4
  1. Jock Campbell and
  2. Philip Townsley

Published Online: 19 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118428351.ch6

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

Campbell, J. and Townsley, P. (2012) Biodiversity and Poverty in Coastal Environments, 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.ch6

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. Integrated Marine ManagementLtd, The Innovation Centre, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4RN, 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:

  • biodiversity and poverty in coastal;
  • coastal poverty estimates;
  • commercial marginalisation;
  • ecological ‘niches’ in coastal;
  • households' livelihood strategy;
  • coastal small-scale fisheries;
  • high-value coastal resources;
  • the poor, threatened;
  • SLA management of coastal

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: the nature and scale of coastal diversity

  • Linking coastal biodiversity and poverty

  • Ecosystem services available to the poor

  • Benefit flows to the poor

  • Threats to poverty-biodiversity linkages

  • Conservation and its impact on the poor

  • The factors influencing livelihood responses

  • Future directions

  • References