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Cover for Impacts on the environment.

This chapter deals with the impact of parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) on the environment, more specifically, the negative impact of the weed on soil properties, and the above- and below-ground community biodiversity, including fauna, flora and microorganisms. Also, the chapter...

Author(s)
Witt, A.; Belgeri, A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Indigenous livestock resources in a changing climate: Indian perspective.

Biological diversity, the variability of life on earth, exists in the form of different species and breeds within the animal kingdom. This diversity is created in the process of molecular/biochemical/metabolic reactions, and acts as a critical measure of adaptation in changing climatic conditions....

Author(s)
Ahlawat, S. P. S.; Pushpendra Kumar; Kush Shrivastava; Sahoo, N. R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644325)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Postcript: transfrontier parks and the legacy of Rupert.

The aim of this postcript is to tease out media reports and statements on Anton Rupert (an advocate and financier of transfrontier parks in Africa) after his death, which enrich the analysis of this book and suggest some research themes for future work on transfrontier conservation areas (TFCAs)....

Author(s)
Ramutsindela, M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932213)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mapping Africa's future.

The main point in this chapter is that there is a need to engage with transfrontier conservation areas (TFCAs) at the abstract level and that the abstraction of TFCAs should be informed by, and reflect, the dimensions of TFCAs. Those dimensions range from TFCAs as imaginations through to their...

Author(s)
Ramutsindela, M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932213)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The renaissance of the bush: the reinvention of the Cape to Cairo route in contemporary Africa.

The main focus of this chapter is on the links between transfrontier conservation areas (TFCAs) and ecotourism in Africa. Those links are established by analysing one of the famous routes in Africa, the Cape to Cairo route. The analysis begins by considering the idea of the Cape to Cairo in its...

Author(s)
Ramutsindela, M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932213)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Southern African Development Community: a regional catalyst.

This chapter accounts for the use of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) as the launch pad for state-sanctioned transfrontier conservation areas (TFCAs) in Africa. Also presented are some comments on the state of the environment in other regions of Africa.

Author(s)
Ramutsindela, M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932213)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Local initiatives and their regional and global connections.

This chapter sketches the historical background and activities of the Southern African Nature Foundation (SANF) in order to aid in understanding the development of transfrontier conservation areas (TFCAs) in the region and the rest of the continent on the one hand, and to establish the links...

Author(s)
Ramutsindela, M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932213)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Transfrontier conservation in Africa: at the confluence of capital, politics and nature.

This book provides a background to the ideologies and practices underpinning the content and form of transfrontier conservation areas (TFCAs) in Africa. The roles of the state and local populations in the emergence of transfrontier conservation are analysed, as well as the ecological, socioeconomic ...

Author(s)
Ramutsindela, M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932213)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Indigenous ecotourism: sustainable development and management.

This volume reviews indigenous ecotourism as a special type of nature-based tourism and examines the key principles of conservation and community benefits from indigenous-owned and operated ecotourism businesses and joint ventures. It compares indigenous tourism in developed and developing...

Author(s)
Zeppel, H. D.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931247)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Private reserves: the conservation corporation Africa model.

The Conservation Corporation Africa (CCA) model attempts to address threats to Africa's land and wildlife resources from burgeoning populations and reduced budgets. CCA recognizes that much of Africa's wildlife heritage and real estate is influenced or owned by local communities. Maintenance of...

Author(s)
Carlisle, L.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997322)
Type
Book chapter

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