Chapter 12. Conservation Education

  1. William J. Sutherland Professor of Biology
  1. Susan K. Jacobson and
  2. Mallory D. McDuff

Published Online: 14 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444313499.ch12

Conservation Science and Action

Conservation Science and Action

How to Cite

Jacobson, S. K. and McDuff, M. D. (1998) Conservation Education, in Conservation Science and Action (ed W. J. Sutherland), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444313499.ch12

Editor Information

  1. School of Biological Sciences, University of East, Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK

Author Information

  1. Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainsville, Florida 32611, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 19 FEB 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780865427624

Online ISBN: 9781444313499



  • conservation education;
  • education programmes and wildlife conservation;
  • effective wildlife conservation programmes and public education and participation;
  • responsible environmental behavior model;
  • integrating educational strategies with conservation goals;
  • conservation education for parks, Malaysia and Brazil;
  • systems model for planning, implementation and environmental education programme evaluation;
  • conservation education addressing threatened species;
  • community conservation education;
  • A Belizean Rain Forest - the Community Baboon Sanctuary


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Goals of conservation education

  • Historical context

  • Conservation education for parks: examples from Malaysia and Brazil

  • Conservation education addressing threatened species: reversing population declines in Canadian seabirds

  • Community conservation education: integrated approaches at the Community Baboon Sanctuary, Belize

  • Conservation education in the schools: the Global Rivers Environmental Education Network

  • Constraints and challenges

  • Acknowledgements