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Wildlife management is a very interesting subject and a very few books are available in this topic, some dealing with specific aspect while others are generic. Most of the books available are dealing with specific areas of wildlife management as per the expertise of the author and it is often found that these books do not cover the expanse of knowledge and science of what wildlife management is. While writing this book, the vastness of the topic with which wildlife management deals with in the current scenario has been duly kept in mind. We see the complexity of the problems, the enormity of the threat to wildlife, the intricacies of the techniques of management, the possibilities of applications with the advancement in technology. All these and many things put together make for a good reason to write a book from which everyone would be able to benefit from a single work. This book is a comprehensive work covering all aspects of Wildlife Management touching from topics like bio-diversity to Wildlife Ecology, from census to statistical concepts, from eco-tourism to legislation and policies and many more. Hence it is put into two volumes. In the first part, Biodiversity Conservation, Wild Life Values, Wildlife and its Management, Habitat Management, Population Management, Wild Life Ecology, Forest Fire, Biological Attributes and Habitat Requirement of important Animal Species, Capture, Restraint and Bio-Telemetry, Tracking of Animals based on Signs & Symptoms, Management of Wildlife Habitat and Conservation Projects, Organisations Involved in Wild Life Conservation and related Forest Laws have been dealt with. In the present part, the topics tackled are Policies Concerning Wildlife Management, Wildlife Protection Act, CITES in India, Investigation and trial regarding Wildlife Crime, Basic Principles and Uses of GPS, Statistical Concepts, Census, Wild Life Crime, Wild Life Diseases, Zoo Management, Man Animal Conflict, Eco Tourism, Eco Development, Recent Advances in Wildlife Management including Relocation of Tigers in Sariska (Rajasthan), Supreme Court Judgement regarding relocation of Lions, Conservation Breeding Programme of Snow Leopard in Tripura and Sangai Recovery Programme in Manipur. Lastly, a chapter on Future Path for Wildlife Conservation has also been included. The book has been written in a manner that is simple and easy to understand where a balance between theory and practical inputs has been struck. While, there is no dearth of scientific base of management covered, the application part of the science involved has also been duly given importance. I am confident that this book will be of help to all those who are in any way related to wildlife and its management, especially to wildlife managers and students of wildlife management.
- Table Of Content
Title Essentials of Wildlife Management Part - II Table of Content Foreword. About the Author. Preface. Policies Concerning Wildlife Management: Forest Policy. The Old Forest Policy. National Forest Policy. National Forest Policy, 1988. Wildlife Act. National Wildlife Action Plan (2002-2016) Preamble. Effective Managemet of Protected Areas. Conservation of Wild and Endangered Species and their Habitats. Restoration of Degraded Habitats Outside Protected Areas. Control of Poaching and Illegal Trade in Wild Animal and Plant Species. Monitoring and Research. Human Resource Development and Personnel Planning. Ensuring Peoples’ Support and Participation in Wildlife Conservation. Conservation Education and Protected Area Interpretation. Tourism in Protected Areas. Domestic Legislation and International Conventions. Enhancing Financial Allocations for Ensuring Sustained Fund Flow to the Wildlife Sector. Integration of National Wildlife Action Plan with Other Sectoral Programmes. Wildlife Protection Act: Objective of the Act. Short Title, Extent and Commencement. Definitions. Definitions. Definitions. Definitions. Appointment of Director and Other Officers. Appointment of Chief Wildlife Warden and Other Officers. Power to Delegate. Prohibition on Hunting. Prohibition of Picking, Uprooting, Etc. of Specified Plant. National Parks, Sanctuaries and Other Protected Areas. Zoos and Circuses. National Tiger Conservation Authority. Confiscation of Vehicles Under Indian Forest Act. Prohibition on Trade in Wild Animals and Articles. The Expression “Any Act or Omission under this Act”. CITES in India: Member Countries of Cites. Control of International Trade in Certain Species. Cites and Legal Enforcement in Wild Life Protection. Cites Resolution on Disposal of Confiscated Live Specimens of Species in the Appendices. Cites and its Effect on Domestic Legislation. Cites and the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972. Cites and its Enforcement in India. Investigation and Trial Regarding Wildlife Crime. Nature of Offences Under the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972. Prohibition of Picking, Uprooting, Etc. of Specified Plants. Offences with Regard to Protected Areas and Zoos. Prohibition of Trade or Commerce in Trophies, Animal Articles, Etc. Derived from Certain Animals and Restriction of Transportation of Animals. Attempts and Abetments. Wrongful Seizure. Penalties Under the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972. Evidence. Receiving and Recording Evidence Under Wild Life Protection Act, 1972. Confession to Police Officer vis-a-vis Forest Officer. Arrest and Remand. Site Investigation Procedures and Post Mortem in Animal Mortality. Trial. Trial Proceedings in Wild Life Offences. Disposal of Property. Basic Principles and Uses of GPS: Introduction. The Components of GPS. Factors Affecting Use of Handheld GPS. How a GPS Receiver Works?. GPS Applications. Some GPS Field Exercises. Statistical Concepts: Population. Sampling Unit. Sample. Variables and Variates. Parameters and Statistics. Probability. Presentation of Data. Range. Frequency. Frequency Table. Raw Data. The Data Array. Frequency-Distribution. Selecting the Number of Classes. Histogram. Frequency Polygon. Analysis of Data. Measures of Central Tendency. Measures of Dispersion. Standard Deviation and Variance. The Normal Distribution. Standard Error of Mean. Students ‘T’. Definition. Correlation. Samplings. Point-Sampling-Bitterlich’s Method. Census: Importance of Census. Census Methods. Direct Methods. Interpreting Results. Indirect Methods. A Good Plaster Cast can Indicate Field Conditions as Well as an individual’s Identity. Wild Life Diseases: Surveillance of Disease. The Concept of Landscape Epidemiology. Wildlife Disease in India. Tuberculosis (TB) (Bacterial). Anthrax (Bacterial). Pasteurellosis (Bacterial). Foot and Mouth Disease (Viral). Rinderpest (Viral). Rabies (Viral). Feline Enteritis. Protozoan Disease. Some Useful Data/Information. Experimental Medicine and Surgery. Wild Life Crime: Wildlife. The Offence. Wild Life Trade. Wildlife Crime Must be Tackled Because. Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972. Foreign Trade (Development And Regulation) Act, 1992. Customs Act, 1962. Other Acts. Export Consignment Check. Methods of Smuggling. Special Smuggling Techniques. Types of Surveillance. Collection of Evidence from Crime Scene. Conducting a Criminal Investigation. Interrogation Techniques. Some Specific Pointers for Groups of Animals. Musk. Asian Elephant. Rhino Horn. Enforcement Tips. Live Birds. Frogs. Swiftlets’s Nests. Hair and Bristles. Spiders. Horse – Shoe Crabs. Fakes. Zoo Management: Definition. The Ex-situ (Captive) Conservation can Help in Following Ways. Direct Conservation. Basic Limitations Between Ex-Situ and In-Situ Preservation. The Zoo Potential. Goals/Objectives. The Global Zoo Network: The Growing Resource. History of Zoo Development. Institutions and Policies For a Concerted Zoo Management. Zoo Management in India. Ecotourism: Introduction. Ecotourism in the Context of Other Types of Tourism. Impacts of Ecotourism. Strategy to Regulate Tourism. Eco-development – An Approach for Building Partnerships for Biodiversity Conservation: Ecodevelopment – The Background. Origin and Evolution of Concept of Ecodevelopment. Examples of Ecodevelopment. Man-animal Conflict: Reasons for Conflict. Recommendation for Conflict Management. Suggested Solutions to Human-Wildlife Conflict. Recent Advances in Wildlife Management: Re-Introduction of Tiger in Sariska Tiger Reserve (Rajasthan). Sariska Tiger Reserve. Securing the Future of Lion Population: The Judiciary’s Role. Salient Features of the Court’s Decisions. Anthropocentric vs. Eco-centric. Ownership and Possession of Wild Animals. Prey Density. Cheetah-to Kuno. The Verdict. Sangai Recovery Programme. Factors Limiting Population and Assessment of Threat. Existing Conservation Measures. Prescriptions For Recovery of Species. Institutional Framework. Field Personnel and Support Staff Required. Conservation Breeding Programme of Clouded Leaopard in Tripura. Tokay Gecko (Lacerta Gecto) in Schedule IV. The Future Path. Appendices. Subject Index. Page No. 770 Author's Name Anil Kumar Publisher Studium Press India Pvt Ltd Year Of Publication 2015 ISBN 10 No ISBN 13 978-93-80012-73-5 About The Book No Binding type No Book Size(len) No Series No book size(hei) 9.9 Book size width 7.4 Edition 1st
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