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This book was published in 2007. Protected areas have emerged as major arenas of dispute concerning both indigenous and environmental protection. In the Malay Archipelago, which contains two of the twenty-five biodiversity hotspots identified globally, rampant commercial exploitation is jeopardizing species and rural livelihoods. While protected areas remain the only hope for the imperiled biota of the Malay Archipelago, this protection requires consideration of the sustenance needs and economic aspirations of the local people. Putting forward the views of all the stakeholders of protected areas - conservation practitioners and planners, local community members, NGO activists, government administrators, biologists, lawyers, policy and management analysts and anthropologists - this book fills a niche in the area of biodiversity, and is a highly valuable and original reference book for graduate students, scientists and managers, as well as government officials and transnational NGOs.

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Review of the hardback:'Sodhi and his colleagues explore the most difficult problems of contemporary conservation in protected areas, moreover, they do so from a truly interdisciplinary perspective … rich, comprehensive, and well-organised.'

Source: International Journal of the Commons

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  • Acknowledgements
    pp xv-xvi
    • By Navjot S. Sodhi, Department of Biological Sciences National University of Singapore 14 Science Drive 4 Singapore 117543 Republic of Singapore, Greg Acciaioli, Anthropology and Sociology School of Social and Cultural Studies The University of Western Australia Crawley WA 6009 Australia, Maribeth Erb, Department of Sociology National University of Singapore 11 Arts Link Singapore 117570 Republic of Singapore, Alan Khee-Jin Tan, Faculty of Law National University of Singapore 469G Bukit Timah Road Singapore 259779 Republic of Singapore
  • 3 - Delineating Key Biodiversity Areas as targets for protecting areas
    pp 20-35
    • By Thomas M. Brooks, Center for Applied Biodiversity Science Conservation International, Washington, Naamal De Silva, ICRAF – The World Agroforestry Centre, PO Box 35024 University of the Philippines, Los Baños, Laguna 4031, Philippines., Melizar V. Duya, Conservation International – Philippines 6 Maalalahanin St, Teacher's Village, Diliman, Quezon City, 1101 Philippines., Matt Foster, ICRAF – The World Agroforestry Centre University of the Philippines, David Knox, ICRAF – The World Agroforestry Centre, PO Box 35024 University of the Philippines, Los Baños, Laguna 4031, Philippines., Penny Langhammer, ICRAF – The World Agroforestry Centre, PO Box 35024 University of the Philippines, Los Baños, Laguna 4031, Philippines., Marthy R. William, Conservation International – Indonesia Jl Pejaten Barat 16 A, Kemang, Jakarta – 12550, Indonesia., Blas Tabaranza, Haribon Foundation for the Conservation of Natural Resources, 4th Floor Fil-Garcia Tower, 140 Kalayaan Ave at Mayaman St Diliman, Quezon City, 1101 Philippines.

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