The moral basis for conservation - reflections on Dickman et al.

Sheil, Douglas and Cohen, Jane and Colfer, Carol J. Pierce and Price, David and Puri, Rajindra K. and Ruiz-Perez, Manuel and Sugandi, Yulia and Vedeld, Paul and Wollenberg, Eva and Yasmi, Yurdi (2016) The moral basis for conservation - reflections on Dickman et al. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 14 (2). pp. 67-69. ISSN 1540-9295. (doi:https://doi.org/10.1002/fee.1224) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

Dickman et al . (2015; Front Ecol Environ 13[6] : 325–31) suggested that “moral relativism” and “misguided respect” for cultural practices impede biological conservation. They favor a world in which conservation scientists armed with universal norms will more readily implement their solutions without the consent of local stakeholders. While we acknowledge their concerns, their vision, however tentative, appears misguided. Here we highlight some objections.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
Q Science > QH Natural history > QH75 Conservation (Biology)
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Anthropology and Conservation > Environmental Anthropology and Ethnobiology
Depositing User: Rajindra K Puri
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2016 13:27 UTC
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2016 14:25 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/54441 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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