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Comparative study of conservation challenges between Mount Field National Park in Tasmania and Komarindi conservation area, Solomon Islands
thesisposted on 2023-05-27, 14:57 authored by Taloiburi, Exsley Jemuel
Limited natural resources in the Pacific region are experiencing increasing exploitation pressure from growing human populations, with technological advances and over capitalization. Many countries have designated protected areas to conserve crucial environmental, social and cultural values. Conservation efforts are generally successful iri Australia, but unsatisfactory in Pacific Island countries. This study was aimed at comparing the conservation challenges between. Mount Field National Park in Tasmania and Komarindi Conservation Area, Solomon Islands. Tasmania is subject to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands treaty but not Solomon Islands. Biodiversity issues, management goals, - actions undertaken with relative outcomes -were determined for Tasmania and Solomon Islands. The study also -identified the level of community participation, widely accepted approaches arid principles, whilst drawing out crucial lessons for future conservation initiatives in Tasmania and Solomon Islands.
Rights statementCopyright 2009 the author Thesis (MEnvMgt)--University of Tasmania, 2009. Includes bibliographical references