Steve Redpath: Managing biodiversity conflicts

Biodiversity conflicts are not conflicts between people and wildlife but conflicts between people with different interests and stakes.

Do words matter?

Should we use a different frame for describing these issues?

Speaking about “biodiversity conflicts”

  1. Puts the emphasis on the wildlife not people
  2. Makes it harder to find solutions – directs too much focus on technical solutions

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