Culture, Conservation, and Conflict: Perspectives on Marine Protection Among the Bajau of Southeast Asia

  title={Culture, Conservation, and Conflict: Perspectives on Marine Protection Among the Bajau of Southeast Asia},
  author={Julian Clifton and C M Majors},
  journal={Society \& Natural Resources},
  pages={716 - 725}
Conservation programs in developing countries emphasize the need for participatory and collaborative approaches to resource management. While indigenous peoples and ethnic minorities are frequently perceived as allies of conservation efforts, their inclusion in these initiatives remains a problematic process. The Bajau, an indigenous group of southeast Asia, are highly dependent upon marine resources and constitute a key stakeholder group with regard to current international conservation… 

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