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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.Document2014New policies and interventions for forest management are important because preferences of stakeholders and the state of forests continually change.Document
The dynamics of large infrastructure development in conservation of the Serengeti Ecosystem - the case study of a road through Serengeti National Park. Phase 1 report.Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 2012This report presents results from the first field surveys for the five Thematic Areas – Biodiversity (Zoology and Botany), Human and Animal Health (HAH), Environmental Science, and Socio-ecology - that was conducted along the proposed Serengeti road in Serengeti and Ngorongoro Districts.DocumentGRID Arendal, 2015Estimates by Alyward (2009) show that 380 000 people derive direct livelihood support from the Cubango/ Okabango River Basin. Much of the direct livelihood support is derived through the benefits obtained from wetlands and floodplain systems.Document
Final evaluation of the Regional Community Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) Capacity Building Programme for Southern AfricaNorwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2014Background:DocumentElsevier, 2015Many incidents of elephant killings have recently taken place in Tanzania as well as in other Africancountries. Such events are usually presented as results of the rising global demand for ivory. As we showin this case study, however, not all violence against elephants is driven by the ivory trade.Document
Technology Transfer in India: CBD, institutions, actors, typologies and perceptions. Sector: Herbal Medicines (biopharmaceuticals, botanicals and personal care products and cosmetics)Fridtjof Nansen Institute, 2014The Convention on Biologcal Diversity (CBD) recognises that both access to and transfer of technologies are essential for the attainment of its objectives. This report explores a number of issues related to technology transfer with a particular focus on India asking questions on: typologies, actors, and institutions, perceptions and mechanisms.Document
Power to protect? Participation in decentralized conservation management: the case of Kangchenjunga Conservation Area, NepalFridtjof Nansen Institute, 2014This report is based on a case study of participation in and decentralized management of Kangchenjunga Conservation Area (KCA) in north-eastern Nepal.DocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2013Tanzania has decided to embark upon a national REDD programme to meet its obligations of managing its forests sustainably while responding to poverty reduction initiatives. As part of the REDD Readiness phase, nine pilot projects are being carried out in different areas of the country to draw lessons to assist in structuring a successful REDD+ in the future.Document
The environmental crime crisis. threats to sustainable development from illegal exploitation and trade in wildlife and forest resourcesGRID Arendal, 2014Given the alarming pace, level of sophistication, and globalized nature that illegal trade in wildlife has now notoriously achieved, UNEP initiated a Rapid Response Assessment to provide some of the latest data, analysis, and broadest insights into the phenomenon.