Bridges and Borders: Entanglements of Conservation—Conservation is Development in the Forests of Nagarahole Tiger Reserve, India

  title={Bridges and Borders: Entanglements of Conservation—Conservation is Development in the Forests of Nagarahole Tiger Reserve, India},
  author={Priya Gupta},
  journal={Journal of South Asian Development},
  pages={54 - 74}
  • Priya Gupta
  • Published 1 April 2021
  • Environmental Science
  • Journal of South Asian Development
The relationship between conservation and development has undergone extensive scrutiny, primarily because of they appear to be antagonistic. Recent work points instead to their complex intermingling, such as the potential economic benefits of conservation. In this article, I argue that conservation is an inherent part of the development regime. I argue this by describing conservation practices in Nagarahole Tiger Reserve that reliy on scientific governance, an essential mechanism of the… 


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