Six Key Elements of Social and Political Process Element Questions Issues in biodiversity conservation 1 . Human dignity Who benefits ? Should biodiversity be granted moral superiority relative to human welfare ? On what grounds ?

In this article we build on an accompanying critique of recent writings in international biodiversity conservation (this issue). Many scholars and observers are calling for stricter enforcement of protected area boundaries given the perceived failure of integrated conservation and development projects (ICDPs) and other people-oriented approaches to… CONTINUE READING