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A PhD thesis exploring the nature of conservation and development interventions in forest conservation areas of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, and the factors influencing these interventions. Two key methods are used to explore four aspects of forest conservation. The first method develops and analyses 164 variables capturing the context and management of 15 conservation areas, in order to explore the factors influencing conservation at the landscape and national scales, the threats to forest biodiversity and implementation strategies of conservation organisations. The second method uses a systems dynamic model to explore the effect of different environmental and development scenarios on biodiversity and livelihoods at one site, Cat Tien National Park in Vietnam. The results of this research demonstrate that conservation in the Lower Mekong is influenced by a variety of factors at multiple scales, but with marked differences among countries.

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Field Value
Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
  • Biodiversity
  • Environmental and biodiversity protection
  • Forest protection
  • Forest protection support
  • Protected forests
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
  • Viet Nam
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
Copyright Unclear copyright
Version / Edition 1.0
License unspecified
Author (individual) Preece, Luke D.
Publication place Australia
Publisher Charles Darwin University
Publication date 2013
Pagination xxi, 331 p.
Date uploaded June 29, 2015, 05:26 (UTC)
Date modified June 29, 2015, 05:29 (UTC)