The North American Model of Wildlife Conservation: Looking from Russia

8 Pages Posted: 4 Aug 2011 Last revised: 5 Dec 2011

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Sergey P. Matveytchuk

Professor Zhitkov Federal State Budgetary Russian Research Institute of Game Management and Fur Farming (VNIIOZ prof. Zhitkov)

Date Written: August 4, 2011

Abstract

Wildlife conservation ideas and practices in United States and Canada formed the original North American model. This set of principles, postulates can and should be further improved, compared with the global flow.

Russia has a substantial preconditions and prospects for advancement in a similar direction. In many aspects such movement would means a renewing of pre-revolutionary, Soviet and early post-Soviet experience. However, there are serious barriers to such evolution including the commercial orientation and insufficient awareness of key wildlife use sector policymakers, total corruption and excessive centralization of state wildlife governance and management.

Keywords: Wildlife Conservation, North America, Russia, Hunting, Commercialization, Corruption, Centralization

JEL Classification: N42, N54, O13, Q20, Q28

Suggested Citation

Matveytchuk, Sergey P., The North American Model of Wildlife Conservation: Looking from Russia (August 4, 2011). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1904902 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1904902

Sergey P. Matveytchuk (Contact Author)

Professor Zhitkov Federal State Budgetary Russian Research Institute of Game Management and Fur Farming (VNIIOZ prof. Zhitkov) ( email )

203 of., VNIIOZ, 79, Engels street
Kirov, Kirovskaja oblast 610000
Russia

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