Conservation, reclamation and grazing in the northern Negev: Contradictory or complementary concepts? | Land Portal

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Date of publication: 
January 1995
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ISBN / Resource ID: 
eldis:A28003

Paper explores the relationships between the following concepts under the conditions of Middle Eastern semi-arid ecosystems. Paper states that there are two apparent contradictions in the title of this paper. First, grazing by domestic livestock is often considered to be hostile to nature conservation, especially in semi-arid areas (the ongoing conflict between ranchers and environmentalists in western USA is just one contemporary example of this). Second, the aims of conservation and development (in the sense of reclamation) would also appear to be contradictory, since the latter concerns changing or manipulating the natural environment, while the former would tend to exclude or prevent it.

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Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

A. Perevolotsky

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The Pastoral Development Network represents a world-wide network of researchers, administrators and extension personnel interested in the issues of pastoralism and rangelands. Between 1976 and 1996 the PDN was managed by ODI and published regular mailings including newsletters and a wide ranging series of papers on pastoralism and related issues. There were also a number of other related publications.

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