An outstanding, timely, and perceptive synthesis of 100 years of management, research, and often-unintended experiment, in one of the world s great national parks. But this book is also much more -- it is an exciting volume, born in the crucible of transition to a multicultural open society that propels conservationists, resource managers and scientists alike into the 21st century. New approaches to understanding and managing biological diversityand complex, linked social-ecological systems are lucidly developed. Scientists, resource managers, and conservationists, wherever they may be, will enjoy and be challenged by this extraordinary book.
As the distillation of a remarkable record of a century of science and management experience, The Kruger Experience is a landmark volume... of immense value to all concerned anywhere with conservation, conservation science, and sustainable development.