author={Eric Alden Smith and Mark H. Wishnie},
  journal={Annual Review of Anthropology},
  • E. Smith, M. Wishnie
  • Published 21 October 2000
  • Environmental Science
  • 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… 

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