CONSERVATION AND SUBSISTENCE IN SMALL-SCALE SOCIETIES

@article{Smith2000CONSERVATIONAS,
  title={CONSERVATION AND SUBSISTENCE IN SMALL-SCALE SOCIETIES},
  author={E. Smith and Mark H. Wishnie},
  journal={Annual Review of Anthropology},
  year={2000},
  volume={29},
  pages={493-524}
}
  • E. Smith, Mark H. Wishnie
  • Published 2000
  • Sociology
  • Annual Review of Anthropology
  • ▪ Abstract Some scholars have championed the view that small-scale societies are conservers or even creators of biodiversity. Others have argued that human populations have always modified their environments, often in ways that enhance short-term gains at the expense of environmental stability and biodiversity conservation. Recent ethnographic studies as well as theory from several disciplines allow a less polarized assessment. We review this body of data and theory and assess various… CONTINUE READING
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