This project explored how issues of justice affect the ecological and socio-economic outcomes of conservation policies. Questions such as what represents a fair trade-off, or who should receive benefits, participate in decisions and be recognised as a stakeholder, are ubiquitous in management decisions and conflicts over resources — but usually remain implicit. If not addressed, the social dividends from natural resources may not reach those who need them most. And stakeholders may not lend the required support to investments in ecosystem...
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Publication in Relevant Areas
Parsons, A.J., Abrahams, A.D. & Wainwright, J. 1996 Responses of interrill runoff and erosion rates to vegetation change in southern Arizona, Geomorphology, 14, 311-317. Parsons, A.J., Stromberg, S.G.L. & M. Greener, M. 1998 Sediment-transport competence of rain-impacted interrill overland flow, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 23, 365-375. Parsons, A.J., Wainwright, J., Abrahams, A.D. & Stone, P. 1`999 Transmission losses in rills on dryland hillslopes, Hydrological Processes, 13, 2897-2905. Schlesinger, W.E., Abrahams, A.D., Parsons, A.J. & Wainwright, J. 1999 Nutrient losses in runoff from grassland and shrubland habitats in southern New Mexico, Biogeochemistry 45, 21-34. Boardman, J., Parsons, A.J., Holland, R., Holmes, P.J. & Washington, R. 2003 Development of badlands and gullies in the Sneeuberg, Great Karoo, South Africa. Catena, 50, 165-184. Müller, E.N., Wainwright, J. and Parsons A.J. 2007 The Stability of Vegetation Boundaries and the Propagation of Desertification in the American Southwest: A Modelling Approach Ecological Modelling 208, 91-101.
Countries of Research Interest
USA, South Africa, Ethiopia, Senegal