Chapter 8. Protection or Use: A Case of Nuanced Trade-Offs?

  1. Nigel Leader-Williams Professor of Biodiversity Management Director2,
  2. William M. Adams2 and
  3. Robert J. Smith Research Fellow Senior Fellow3
  1. Alison M. Rosser Lecturer Senior Programme Officer1 and
  2. Nigel Leader-Williams Professor of Biodiversity Management Director2

Published Online: 3 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444324907.ch8

Trade-Offs in Conservation: Deciding What to Save

Trade-Offs in Conservation: Deciding What to Save

How to Cite

Rosser, A. M. and Leader-Williams, N. (2010) Protection or Use: A Case of Nuanced Trade-Offs?, in Trade-Offs in Conservation: Deciding What to Save (eds N. Leader-Williams, W. M. Adams and R. J. Smith), Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444324907.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

    Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology, School of Anthropology and Conservation, Marlowe Building, University of Kent, Canterbury CT2 7NR, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Kent, UK

  2. 2

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

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 10 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405193832

Online ISBN: 9781444324907

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Keywords:

  • protection or use - case of nuanced trade-offs;
  • Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD);
  • species protected through species-protection measures - enshrined in taboos or local custom;
  • protected areas, core strategy for conservationists;
  • protection and use approach performance;
  • Kerinci Seblat National Park (KSNP) in Sumatra - critical for tropical forests;
  • Guassa Commons in Ethiopia - biodiversity-rich highlands of Ethiopia;
  • CAMPFIRE programme - newly independent Zimbabwe, operating in lawless country;
  • human–wildlife conflicts - in and around protected areas;
  • protection dual approach - with trade-offs carefully articulated

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Definitions and philosophy

  • Protection and use in practice

  • Performance of protection and use approaches

  • What are the challenges to effectiveness of protection and use?

  • Future trade-offs and more nuanced approaches to protection and use?

  • Conclusions

  • References