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Paying for wolves in Solapur, India and Wisconsin, USA: Comparing compensation rules and practice to understand the goals and politics of wolf conservation

Paying for wolves in Solapur, India and Wisconsin, USA: Comparing compensation rules and practice to understand the goals and politics of wolf conservation
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Contributors: Agarwala, Meghna, Kumar, Satish, Treves, Adrian, Naughton-Treves, Lisa

With growing pressure for conservation to pay its way, the merits of compensation for wildlife damage must be understood in diverse socio-ecological settings. Here we compare compensation programs in Wisconsin, USA and Solapur, India, where wolves (Canis lupus) survive in landscapes dominated by agriculture and pasture. At both sites, rural citizens were especially negative toward wolves, even though other wild species caused more damage.

Author(s): Agarwala, Meghna , Kumar, Satish , Treves, Adrian , Naughton-Treves, Lisa

Publication Date: 2010

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