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Author Dowie, Mark.

Title Conservation refugees : the hundred year conflict between global conservation and native peoples / Mark Dowie.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2009]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Homer Twp PL - Main Adult Non-Fiction - HDBB-1  333.72 DOW    AVAILABLE
Description xxix, 341 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [297]-306) and index.
Contents Introduction: "Enemies of conservation" -- Miwok -- "Nature" -- Maasai -- BINGO -- Forest people -- Exclusion -- Karen -- Natural capital and TEK -- Adivasi -- Disturbances -- Basarwa -- Fighting back -- Ogiek -- The science of princes -- Kayapo -- Fiasco -- Mursi -- First stewards -- Gabon : an irresistible opportunity -- Epilogue: Vital diversities : balancing the protection of nature and culture -- Appendix A: Indigenous peoples and conservation : WWF Statement of Principles -- Appendix B: United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Summary "Since 1900, more than 108,000 officially protected conservation areas have been established worldwide, largely at the urging of five international conservation organizations. About half of these areas were occupied or regularly used by indigenous peoples. Millions who had been living sustainably on their land for generations were displaced in the interests of conservation. In Conservation Refugees, Mark Dowie tells this story" --Cover, p. 2.
Subject Indigenous peoples -- Ecology.
Conservation of natural resources -- International cooperation.
ISBN 9780262012614 hardcover alkaline paper
0262012618 hardcover alkaline paper

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