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An Introduction to Primate Conservation$
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Serge A. Wich and Andrew J. Marshall

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780198703389

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2016

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703389.001.0001

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Are protected areas conserving primate habitat in Indonesia?

Are protected areas conserving primate habitat in Indonesia?

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(p.193) Chapter 12 Are protected areas conserving primate habitat in Indonesia?
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An Introduction to Primate Conservation
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D.L.A. Gaveau

Serge A. Wich

Andrew J. Marshall

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703389.003.0012

Most governments, international institutions, and conservation bodies consider that establishing protected areas represents the best strategy for reducing tropical deforestation and conserving the intrinsic biodiversity of tropical forests. This chapter considers to what extent this is true for the conservation of arboreal primates’ favoured habitats, that is natural old-growth forests, using Indonesia as a case study. The major threats to Indonesian terrestrial protected areas are reviewed and the challenges that must be overcome if these threats are to be effectively countered are described; it is proposed to combine protected areas with natural forest timber concessions to sustain larger forest landscapes than would be possible via protected areas alone.

Keywords:   conservation, deforestation, effectiveness, protected areas, primates, old-growth forest

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