Conservation and the Use of Wildlife Resources by Melvin BoltonConservation and the Use of Wildlife Resources by Melvin Bolton

Conservation and the Use of Wildlife Resources

byMelvin Bolton

Paperback | October 1, 2011

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Not everybody cares about the fate of wild animals or the state of the natural environment. I met a lady who said it wouldn't worry her if all the wild animals in the world disappeared overnight. She was a city person<_20_she20_said.20_there20_are20_also20_people20_who20_would20_prefer20_to20_let20_animals20_become20_extinct20_than20_to20_have20_them20_kept20_in20_captivity20_-20_no20_matter20_how20_progressive20_the20_zoo.20_there20_are20_those20_who2c_20_on20_principle2c_20_will20_not20_eat20_meat2c_20_let20_alone20_do20_the20_killing2c_20_and20_there20_are20_those20_who20_enjoy20_nothing20_so20_much20_as20_shooting20_birds.20_people20_in20_the20_last20_two20_camps20_may20_oppose20_each20_other20_in20_claiming20_to20_be20_conc2ad_20_servationists.20_extremists20_are20_unlikely20_to20_find20_their20_opinions20_being20_reversed20_by20_this20_book20_but2c_20_because20_of20_the20_scope20_of20_the20_subject2c_20_i20_believe20_there20_is20_a20_good20_chance20_that20_anybody20_with20_an20_interest20_in20_wildlife20_will20_find20_in20_it20_something20_new20_to20_think20_about.20_it20_may20_not20_be20_too20_much20_to20_hope20_that20_a20_few20_disagreements20_might20_also20_be20_settled20_because20_i20_suspect20_there20_is20_more20_common20_ground20_than20_is20_generally20_realized20_among20_those20_with20_opposing20_views. she="" said.="" there="" are="" also="" people="" who="" would="" prefer="" to="" let="" animals="" become="" extinct="" than="" have="" them="" kept="" in="" captivity="" -="" no="" matter="" how="" progressive="" the="" zoo.="" those="" _who2c_="" on="" _principle2c_="" will="" not="" eat="" _meat2c_="" alone="" do="" _killing2c_="" and="" enjoy="" nothing="" so="" much="" as="" shooting="" birds.="" last="" two="" camps="" may="" oppose="" each="" other="" claiming="" be="" _conc2ad_="" servationists.="" extremists="" unlikely="" find="" their="" opinions="" being="" reversed="" by="" this="" book="" _but2c_="" because="" of="" scope="" _subject2c_="" i="" believe="" is="" a="" good="" chance="" that="" anybody="" with="" an="" interest="" wildlife="" it="" something="" new="" think="" about.="" too="" hope="" few="" disagreements="" might="" settled="" suspect="" more="" common="" ground="" generally="" realized="" among="" opposing="">
Title:Conservation and the Use of Wildlife ResourcesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:278 pagesPublished:October 1, 2011Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Perspectives and general issues. Subsistence use of wildlife. Conservation and use of wildlife in the modern world. Sustainability. Conservation, controversies and concerns. Case studies and categories, a selection. Giant Clams: mariculture for sustainable exploitation. Exploitation and conservation of butterflies in the Indo-Australian region. Managing the Crocodilia: an integrated approach. Gamebirds: management of the grey Partridge in Britain. Birds of prey and modern falconry. Deer management in Scotland. Supplying primates for research. Some vetinary risks and public health issues in wildlife utilization. Conservation and captivity. Loving them and leaving them: wildlife and ecotourism. A synthesis. Synthesis and conclusions.