Nature Conservation in the New Economy by Ghazala Shahabuddin & K. Sivaramakrishnan

People, Wildlife and the Law in India

In the twenty-first century characterised by economic reforms and increased global demand for natural resources and minerals, the environment, primary resources, biodiversity and wilderness have come under unprecedented stress. This is despite the growing efforts to implement laws, policies and programmes for conservation. In this context, Nature Conservation in the New Economy presents studies of conservation efforts after economic liberalisation, and the institutional, legal, scientific, political and social constraints in meeting conservation goals in India.

About the Editors

Ghazala Shahabuddin (ed.) is an ecologist affiliated with the Centre for Ecology, Development and Research (CEDAR), Dehradun, Uttarakhand.

K. Sivaramakrishnan (ed.) is Dinakar Singh Professor of Anthropology; and Professor, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, USA.