Sustaining natural and human capital: villagers and scientists
Biodiversity is being irretrievably lost around the world at an alarming rate. Attempts to identify “win-win” scenarios in which “communities are able to generate social benefit flows from wildlife” (1), referred to as community-based natural resource management (CBNRM), have received attention in several wildlife-rich African nations. The focus has been on the large mammals most threatened with extirpation outside protected areas (2).
Getz, W.M., Fortmann, L., Cumming, D., du Toit, J., Hilty, J., Martin, R., Murphree, M., Owen-Smith, N., Starfield, A.M., & Westphal, M.I. 1999. Sustaining natural and human capital: villagers and scientists. Science, 283:1855-1856.