Human–wildlife conflict in India. Addressing the source
Journal article, Peer reviewed
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Original versionEconomic and Political Weekly. 2017, L11 (45), 23-25.
Approaches for resolving incidences of human–wildlife conflict such as predator attacks on people or livestock typically use methods that address physical loss but ignore social, cultural, and emotional trauma. To holistically and more permanently alleviate conflicts, wildlife management agencies and other conservation practitioners require resources and training in outreach and public relations, and need to expand their toolkit of approaches in order to connect with varied stakeholders in a greater diversity of settings.