People and Wildlife, Conflict or Co-existence? (Conservation Biology)

As people proceed to encroach into traditional habitats, and conservation efforts fix flora and fauna to parts the place they've been absent, touch among people and wild animals is starting to be. a few species, even the endangered, may have critical affects on human lives and livelihoods. Tigers kill humans, elephants ruin plants and African wild canines devastate sheep herds left unattended. This booklet provides quite a few strategies to human-wildlife conflicts, together with novel and conventional farming practices, managed searching and tourism, in addition to the advance of neighborhood and nationwide conservation rules.

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