Conservation Concessions - Concept Description

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Diversos
RICE, Richard
Center for Applied Biodiversity Science Conservation International
2003
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Descrição

“Conservation of biodiversity-rich habitats presents a challenge to nations wishing to develop their natural resources for economic ends. Logging, mining and other resource-development activities offer the prospect of tangible economic benefits – including employment and income, foreign currency from exports, and public tax revenues – but are often environmentally destructive. Although sustainable resource management seeks to provide these benefits while conserving natural ecosystems, experience suggests that a number of obstacles limit both the adoption of sustainable practices and their usefulness in conservation strategies".

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