animal protection


"Compensation as a Policy for Mitigating Human-wildlife Conflict Around Four Protected Areas in Rajasthan, India"

McKenzie F. Johnson, Krithi K. Karanth, and Erika Weinthal evaluate compensation as a mitigation policy for human-wildlife conflict around four protected areas in Rajasthan (Jaisamand, Sitamata, Phulwari, and Kumbhalgarh), finding efforts insensitive to local livelihoods.

"What Does Conservation Mean for Women? The Case of the Cantanhez Forest National Park"

Susana Costa, Catarina Casanova, and Phyllis Lee present a study of the obstacles to women’s participation in conservation strategies associated with Cantanhez Forest National Park (CFNP), in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa. The findings revealed that the women felt the Park was responsible for malnutrition in the communities due to damage of crops by wildlife.