National Parks: Sustainable Development, Conservation Strategies and Environmental Impacts


Johnson B. Smith (Editor)

Series: Environmental Science, Engineering and Technology
BISAC: SCI026000

In this book, the authors present current research in the study of sustainable development, conservation strategies and the environmental impacts of National Parks. Topics discussed include the case of National Parks in Cameroon; linking protected area conservation with poverty alleviation at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda; biodiversity conservation efforts at Bardia National Park in Nepal; Priority Areas Integration (PAI) methods as a tool to facilitate biodiversity conservation; communal game farming; settlement history and resource use in Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument; the competitive positioning of the Peneda-Geres National Park in Portugal; and the Donana National Park in Spain. (Imprint: Nova)


Table of Contents

Table of Contents


The Tragedy of the Govermentality of Nature: The Case of National Parks in Cameroon
(Ngambouk Vitalis Pemunta, Ogem Pascal Mbu-Arrey, Linnaeus University Centre for Concurrences in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies, Linnéuniversitetet, Växjö, Sweden, and others)

Linking Protected Area Conservation with Poverty Alleviation in Uganda: Integrated Conservation and Development at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
(J. Baker, R. Bitariho, A. Gordon-Maclean, P. Kasoma, D. Roe, D. Sheil, M. Twinamatsiko, G. Tumushabe, M. van Heist and M. Weiland)

Community-Based Conservation: An Institutional Approach to Assessing Biodiversity Conservation Efforts at Bardia National Park in Nepal
(Shova Thapa Karki, Business and Management, University of Sussex, UK)

Priority Areas Integration (PAI) Method: A Tool to Facilitate Biodiversity Conservation?
(Georgios K. Vasios, Panayiotis G. Dimitrakopoulos, Andreas Y. Troumbis, Biodiversity Conservation Laboratory, Department of Environment, University of the Aegean, Mytilini, Lesvos, Greece)

Communal Game Farming: A Sustainable Land Use Option?
(V. Kakembo, P. Mamfengu, G. Kerley, Centre for African Conservation Ecology, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa)

Land as Sustenance and Sanctuary: Settlement History and Resource Use in and around Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
(Robert J. Lilieholm, Marietta Eaton, School of Forest Resources, The University of Maine, Orono, ME, USA, and others)

Assessing the Competitiveness of Protected Areas: The Competitive Positioning of the Peneda-Gerês National Park
(Maria João Carneiro, Carlos Costa, Competitiveness and Public Policy of the University of Aveiro, Portugal, and others)

The Donana National Park (SW Spain): From the Sea to the Future
(F. Ruiz, M. Pozo, M. Olías, M.C. Núñez, M. Abad, M.I. Carretero, J. Rodríguez Vidal, L.M. Cáceres, J. Prenda, E.M. Castellanos, C.J. Luque, A. Menor, E. Font, A. Toscano, E.X. García, Departamento de Geodinámica y Paleontología, Universidad de Huelva, Huelva, Spain, and others)



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