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- DocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2016Corruption has recently risen up the global wildlife conservation agenda with a series of international agreements highlighting the role of corruption in facilitating wildlife crime.Document
The political economy of conservation at Mount Elgon, Uganda: between local deprivation, regional sustainability, and global public goods2016This paper presents a case study from Mount Elgon National Park, Uganda, examining and deepening an understanding of direct incomes and costs of conservation for local people close to protected areas.Document
Tropical Forest Fire Susceptibility Mapping at the Cat Ba National Park Area, Hai Phong City, Vietnam, Using GIS-Based Kernel Logistic Regression2016The Cat Ba National Park area (Vietnam) with its tropical forest is recognized as being part of the world biodiversity conservation by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and is a well-known destination for tourists, with around 500,000 travelers per year.DocumentGRID Arendal, 2016The shallow coral reefs that we all know, are like the tip of an iceberg - they are the more visible part of an extensive coral ecosystem that reaches into depths far beyond where most people visit. The invisible reefs, known as mesophotic coral ecosystems (MCEs) are widespread and diverse, however they remain largely unexplored in most parts of the world. With the global climate heDocumentNorwegian University of Life Sciences, 2015This thesis contributes to the current debate on how to balance conservation and development objectives. The extent of land under protection globally has increased enormously over the last 30 years, and there are still plans to expand the current protected areas (PAs) and create new ones.Document
Implication of participatory forest management on Duru-Haitemba and Ufiome Forest reserves and community livelihoodsAJ, 2016The fate of the forest is usually connected with forest management systems, societal demands as well as exposure to major disturbances such as wildfires, heavy browsing animals.Document
Management Regimes established for REDD+ and their Adaptability to the Institutional and Ecological Conditions: A case of Ongo Community Forest, Masindi District, UgandaNoragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2015This report is one of the outputs of theproject “Man and forests – an evaluation of management strategies for reduced deforestation” which aimed at evaluating the different management strategies undertaken to obtain reduced deforestation in tropical forests and hence maintainDocumentNorwegian Institute for Nature Research, 2014The “Nature Index Costa Rica” (NI-CR) has been a one-year pilot project to demonstrate and promote the capacity-building objectives of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES).Document
Locating human-wildlife interactions: Landscape constructions and responses to large carnivore conservation in India and NorwayConservation and Society, 2015People's reactions to large carnivores take many forms, ranging from support and coexistence to resistance and conflict. While these reactions are the outcome of many different factors, in this paper we specifically explore the link between social constructions of landscapes and divergent responses to large carnivore presence.