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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (1): 5–24.
Published: 01 February 2023
...Arjun Guneratne Abstract This article argues that the interests of coffee and tea planters in colonial Sri Lanka shaped the foundations of wildlife conservation policies, in which the state only played a secondary role. By destroying the forests of the highlands, they were the principal architects...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (3): 800–802.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Aaron Skabelund Waiting for the Wolves in Japan: An Anthropological Study of People-Wildlife Relations . By John Knight . Oxford and New York : Oxford University Press , 2003 . x, 296 pp. $80.00 (cloth). Copyright © Association for Asian Studies 2004 2004 800 T H E J O U R N A L...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (3): 622–647.
Published: 01 August 1999
... be outlined, along with the contribution to it of anthropological perspectives. Wild Primates in Cultural Perspective People-wildlife conflicts in the late twentieth century tend simultaneously to stigmatize the local peoples party to them and authorize outside intervention to stop them. Whether...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (1): 252–253.
Published: 01 February 1999
..., eloquent, and rigorous volume in collaboration with a network of the leading wildlife biologists around South Asia and in conjunction with BBC's wildlife documentary film team. (At about the time of the book's release, the documentary series was shown by BBC and in the United States by PBS.) The book...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2007) 66 (1): 271–273.
Published: 01 February 2007
... quickly moves to South Asia and the more recent history of the lion. Tackling the now well-worked themes of vermin eradication, hunting, wildlife and heritage conservation, and carnivore domestication, The Story of Asia's Lions amply rewards the curious reader seeking relief from the “vegetal bias...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (1): 181–205.
Published: 01 February 2016
... of wildlife and vegetation. Some of these environmental changes have had a dramatic impact on the lives of many of the people who inhabit those regions, most of whom are poor minority pastoralists and farmers who depend entirely on the natural environment for their daily subsistence. The environmental...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (1): 253–255.
Published: 01 February 1999
... among Indian conservationists. The most vexing of them is how wildlands managers should work with local people. Thapar and some of his collaborators have been arguing that if it is absolutely necessary, villagers living within wildlife protection areas must be relocated to well-prepared new settings...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1986) 45 (5): 1111–1113.
Published: 01 November 1986
... with added information and better still (sic) cartography." It further requests "suggestions for improvements" as well as comments on "errors or omissions detected anywhere in maps or in the text." In that spirit, the following comments are made. The wildlife map perhaps suggests an overly optimistic...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (1): 221–223.
Published: 01 February 2016
... an ethnography of Chinese government officials, Chinese scientists, workers at foreign environmental NGOs such as the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF), and local villagers in Yunnan. Chapter 2 traces the environmental winds of the 1980s through an examination of the projects that were carried out to protect...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (2): 671–673.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of unique and rare species. Indeed, this international conservation agenda shapes the book's last third, with one chapter devoted to assessing threats to biological diversity—such as, habitat loss and the wildlife trade—and a final chapter on how to counter these problems with institutional reforms...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 43 (3): 563–564.
Published: 01 May 1984
...) wildlife, and (11) government. Because these divisions are not always mutually exclusive, some topics recur in several chapters. Rural water-supply problems, for example, are exposed in chapter 2 (water pollution), chapter 4 (dam diseases), chapter 6 (availability of drinking water), and chapter 8 (water...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (3): 802–803.
Published: 01 August 2004
... prefectures. Given this coverage, it is odd that the map of Japan provided completely excludes these two areas (p. 21). Knight also excels at putting wildlife con ict and the debate over wolf recovery in a comparative context by referring frequently to discussions of wildlife pestilence and predator...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1953) 12 (4): 445–449.
Published: 01 August 1953
... . By Augustin F. Umali. Fish and Wildlife Service, Research Report 17, Department of Interior, Washington, Government Printing Office, 1952. 165, bibliography, drawings. 40 cents. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1953 1953 1 Fred Eggan , “ The Philippines and the Bell...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (3): 761–812.
Published: 01 August 2001
... . Tübingen : J.C. Mohr . Hislop J. A. 1961 . “Protection of Wildlife in the Federation of Malaya.” In Nature Conservation in Western Malaysia , edited by Wyatt-Smith J. and Wycherley P. R. . Kuala Lumpur : The Malayan Nature Society . Holleman J.F. , ed. 1981 . Van Vollenhoven...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1963) 22 (5): 70–71.
Published: 01 September 1963
.... S. Dept. of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Commercial Fisheries, 1962. 5 1. (English translations of fishery literature. Miscellaneous series, no. 380) Translated by Milan A. Kravanja from Rybnoe khoziaistvo, v. 37, no. 12, 1961, p. 6-11, Moscow. PELUOT, PAUL. Notes critiques...
Published: 01 February 2008
Figure 2. This sign depicting a meditating Venerable Soma marks the road leading to a monastery named after him near the wildlife park in Udawalawa. In addition to the name and location of the monastery, the sign declares, “Good conduct will enhance the prosperity of the nation,” a common motto More
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (3): 830–831.
Published: 01 August 2016
... were increasingly opened to logging, which, along with poaching, caused wildlife to decline. Thus, in 2003 the state outlawed hunting and moved the Ewenki to New Aologuya, some 250 kilometers away. New Aologuya includes an ethnic Ewenki reindeer tourist park, to provide a source of income. A few...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (1): 104–125.
Published: 01 February 1999
... that the occupation of Marichjhapi was illegal encroachment on Reserve Forest land and on the state- and World Wildlife Fundsponsored tiger protection project. Jyoti Basu stated that if the refugees did not stop cutting trees the government would take "strong action." "Enough is enough. They have gone too far...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (3): 630–631.
Published: 01 August 2022
..., and apartment owners/renters could all be fronts for illegal operations. Other illicit activities include tax evasion, tobacco counterfeiting, identification documents forgeries, drug smuggling and illegal substance production, and human and wildlife trafficking. A key part of the authors’ argument...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (1): 227–229.
Published: 01 February 2019
... fondness for birds, forests, mountains, and tigers. During her period as prime minister, she was responsible for numerous wildlife sanctuaries and preserves, and, to an extent, forest preservation. Given the challenges she faced for much of her life, these were admirable achievements in conservation...