Chapter 26. Population, Consumption, or Governance: Which Drives Species Imperilment Most in Africa and Europe?

  1. James P. Gibbs,
  2. Malcolm L. Hunter Jr. and
  3. Eleanor J. Sterling

Published Online: 26 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319576.ch26

Problem-Solving in Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management

Problem-Solving in Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management

How to Cite

Gibbs, J. P., Hunter, M. L. and Sterling, E. J. (2008) Population, Consumption, or Governance: Which Drives Species Imperilment Most in Africa and Europe?, in Problem-Solving in Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319576.ch26

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 8 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405152877

Online ISBN: 9781444319576

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Keywords:

  • population, consumption, or governance - driving species imperilment in Africa and Europe;
  • proximate causes - unsustainable resource use, habitat fragmentation and loss;
  • human society and status of high profile biodiversity indicator group;
  • extant birds as ‘control’variable;
  • gross domestic product;
  • quality of governance;
  • Transparency International (TI) and Corruption Perception Index (CPI);
  • multiple regression analysis of human density, consumption levels, governance effects

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Objective

  • Procedures

  • Expected Products

  • Discussion

  • Making It Happen

  • Further Resources