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By Navjot S. Sodhi, Greg Acciaioli, Maribeth Erb, Alan Khee-Jin Tan

Secure parts have emerged as significant arenas of dispute bearing on either indigenous and environmental defense. within the Malay Archipelago, which includes of the twenty-five biodiversity hotspots pointed out globally, rampant advertisement exploitation is jeopardizing species and rural livelihoods. whereas safe components stay the single desire for the imperiled biota of the Malay Archipelago, this safety calls for attention of the sustenance wishes and monetary aspirations of the area people. asserting the perspectives of all of the stakeholders of safe parts - conservation practitioners and planners, local people participants, NGO activists, executive directors, biologists, legal professionals, coverage and administration analysts and anthropologists - this e-book fills a different area of interest within the zone of biodiversity, and is a hugely useful and unique reference ebook for graduate scholars, scientists and bosses, in addition to govt officers and transnational NGOs.

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Although habitat heterogeneity and differential detectability can also influence such a result, this study does suggest that traditional hunting practices may not cause heavy declines in prey (bird) populations. g. snares) with only limited access, appeared to be having little impact on tigers and their prey in Taman Negara National Park (Peninsular Malaysia; Kawanishi & Sunquist 2004). Introduction to Part I The above cases, however, cannot be generalized for the region. For instance, a group of indigenous Penan people appear to have been responsible for the disappearance of an entire population of Bornean gibbons (Hylobates muelleri) from a primary forest in Sarawak (Bennett et al.

Quinton, T. (1997). A statistical analysis of global forest conservation. In S. Iremonger, C. Ravilious & T. Quinton, eds. A Global Overview of Forest Conservation (Including: GIS files of forests and protected areas, version 2. CD-ROM). Cambridge, UK: Centre for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and World Conservation Monitoring Centre (WCMC). Kawanishi, K. E. (2004). Conservation status of tigers in a primary rainforest of Peninsular Malaysia. Biological Conservation, 120, 329–344. MacKinnon, J.

Among a large number of causes of these extinctions, the destruction of natural habitats is the most pervasive, affecting ∼90% of all threatened species (Baillie et al. 2004). Given this, it is clear that the primary tactic necessary to stem the crisis is to safeguard sites of global biodiversity significance. This has received intergovernmental mandate, with, for example, the 188 parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity agreeing on a Programme of Work on Protected Areas (http://www. org/programmes/cross-cutting/protected) to support the establishment and maintenance ‘of comprehensive, effectively managed, and ecologically representative national and regional systems of protected areas’ (Decision VII/ 28).

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