publication . Article . Other literature type . 2014

Tilting at wildlife: reconsidering human–wildlife conflict

Redpath, Stephen Mark; Bhatia, Saloni; Young, Juliette;
Open Access English
  • Published: 11 Nov 2014
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title><jats:p>Conflicts between people over wildlife are widespread and damaging to both the wildlife and people involved. Such issues are often termed human–wildlife conflicts. We argue that this term is misleading and may exacerbate the problems and hinder resolution. A review of 100 recent articles on human–wildlife conflicts reveals that 97 were between conservation and other human activities, particularly those associated with livelihoods. We suggest that we should distinguish between human–wildlife impacts and human–human conflicts and be explicit about the different interests involved in conflict. Those representing conservation...
Subjects
free text keywords: Ecology and Environment, Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics, Nature and Landscape Conservation, Human–wildlife conflict, Conflict resolution, Wildlife, Environmental resource management, business.industry, business, Livelihood, Environmental protection, Wildlife conservation, Biodiversity, Biology
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2014

Tilting at wildlife: reconsidering human–wildlife conflict

Redpath, Stephen Mark; Bhatia, Saloni; Young, Juliette;