Conservation Implications of the Prevalence and Representation of Locally Extinct Mammals in the Folklore of Native Americans

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Preston Matthew ; Harcourt Alexander (2009)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Conservation & Society (issn: 0972-4923)
  • Subject: carnivores | conservation | Ecology | herbivores | traditions | attitudes | culture | QH540-549.5 | humans
    mesheuropmc: humanities | social sciences | geographic locations

Many rationales for wildlife conservation have been suggested. One rationale not often mentioned is the impact of extinctions on the traditions of local people, and conservationists′ subsequent need to strongly consider culturally based reasons for conservation. ... View more
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