By Navjot S. Sodhi, Greg Acciaioli, Maribeth Erb, Alan Khee-Jin Tan
Secure parts have emerged as significant arenas of dispute bearing on either indigenous and environmental safeguard. within the Malay Archipelago, which incorporates of the twenty-five biodiversity hotspots pointed out globally, rampant advertisement exploitation is jeopardizing species and rural livelihoods. whereas safe parts stay the single wish for the imperiled biota of the Malay Archipelago, this defense calls for attention of the sustenance wishes and fiscal aspirations of the local community. asserting the perspectives of the entire stakeholders of secure parts - conservation practitioners and planners, area people contributors, NGO activists, govt directors, biologists, legal professionals, coverage and administration analysts and anthropologists - this ebook fills a special area of interest within the region of biodiversity, and is a hugely important and unique reference publication for graduate scholars, scientists and bosses, in addition to executive officers and transnational NGOs.
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T. Gumal et al. became extinct in Sarawak in the ﬁrst half of the twentieth century (Medway 1977), and the last deﬁnite record of a Sumatran rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) in the State had been in 1987. The number of marine turtles nesting on the turtle islands declined by 95% between 1950 and 1987 (Sarawak Museum information). ) nesting in Niah caves declined by 91% between 1935 and 1993 (Leh et al. 1995). In 1964, proboscis monkeys (Nasalis larvatus) were abundant and ‘not threatened’ in Sarawak (Kern 1964), but by 1992, less than a thousand remained in the State (Bennett & Gombek 1993).
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