Book 2012

Fencing for Conservation

Restriction of Evolutionary Potential or a Riposte to Threatening Processes?


ISBN: 978-1-4614-0901-4 (Print) 978-1-4614-0902-1 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

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    Pages 1-6

    An Introduction to Fencing for Conservation

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    Pages 7-20

    Perspectives on Fencing for Conservation Based on Four Case Studies: Marsupial Conservation in Australian Forests; Bushmeat Hunting in South Africa; Large Predator Reintroduction in South Africa; and Large Mammal Conservation in Poland

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    Pages 21-42

    The Relative Merits of Predator-Exclusion Fencing and Repeated Fox Baiting for Protection of Native Fauna: Five Case Studies from Western Australia

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    Pages 43-63

    Fences or Ferals? Benefits and Costs of Conservation Fencing in Australia

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    Pages 65-90

    The Use and Potential of Pest-Proof Fencing for Ecosystem Restoration and Fauna Conservation in New Zealand

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    Pages 91-104

    Fencing for Purpose: A Case Study of Elephants in South Africa

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    Pages 105-123

    An Adaptive Monitoring Programme for Studying Impacts Along the Western Boundary Fence of Kruger National Park, South Africa

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    Pages 125-151

    Does the Vastness of the Serengeti Limit Human–Wildlife Conflicts?

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    Pages 153-186

    Barriers, the Beef Industry and Unnatural Selection: A Review of the Impact of Veterinary Fencing on Mammals in Southern Africa

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    Pages 187-196

    Modelling the Effect of Fences on the Viability of Spatially Structured Populations of African Wild Dogs

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    Pages 197-213

    Towards a True Ecology: Exploring the Implications for Conservation of the Human and Social Dimensions of Fencing in the Subtropical Thicket Biome, South Africa

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    Pages 215-234

    Ecological, Social and Financial Issues Related to Fencing as a Conservation Tool in Africa

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    Pages 235-243

    Do Fences or Humans Inhibit the Movements of Large Mammals in Białowieża Primeval Forest?

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    Pages 245-276

    Exploring the Value of Wolves (Canis lupus) in Landscape-Scale Fenced Reserves for Ecological Restoration in the Scottish Highlands

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    Pages 277-294

    The Influence of Land Use and Fences on Habitat Effectiveness, Movements and Distribution of Pronghorn in the Grasslands of North America

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    Pages 295-309

    Use of Electric Fencing and Associated Measures as Deterrents to Jaguar Predation on Cattle in the Pantanal of Brazil

  18. Back Matter

    Pages 311-320