Author:David Ivan Fleischer
Subject: Poverty and Inequality
" /> Abstract: Conservation projects alter local productive modes and have an impact on livelihoods. For example, sea turtle conservation projects affect fishing communities through hunting restrictions. It is not painless for communities to improve fishing technology in order to prevent the accidental capture of sea turtles. The inability to adapt to environmental requirements forces fishermen to abandon traditional livelihoods. A combination of environmental conservation and ecotourism development can provide the solution. (...)

keywords: Conservation and Ecotourism in Brazil and Mexico: The Development Impact
Date Publication: 09/11/2009 (All day)
Type/Issue: One Pager / 94
Language: English