A review of financial instruments to pay for predator conservation and encourage human-carnivore coexistence.

  title={A review of financial instruments to pay for predator conservation and encourage human-carnivore coexistence.},
  author={Amy J. Dickman and Ewan A Macdonald and David W Macdonald},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  volume={108 34},
One of the greatest challenges in biodiversity conservation today is how to facilitate protection of species that are highly valued at a global scale but have little or even negative value at a local scale. Imperiled species such as large predators can impose significant economic costs at a local level, often in poverty-stricken rural areas where households are least able to tolerate such costs, and impede efforts of local people, especially traditional pastoralists, to escape from poverty… CONTINUE READING
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