Acknowledgments 1. Searching for the Middle Ground 2. Savannas of Our Birth 3. Pastoral People, Livestock, and Wildlife 4. Moving Continents, Varying Climate, and Abundant Wildlife: Drivers of Human Evolution? 5. Ecosystem Engineers Come of Age 6. Can Pastoral People and Livestock Enrich Savanna Landscapes? 7. When Coexistence Turns into Conflict 8. The Serengeti-Mara: "Wild Africa" or Ancient Land of People? 9. Amboseli: "Cattle Create Trees, Elephants Create Grassland" in the Shadow of Kilimanjaro 10. The Kaputiei Plains: The Last Days of an Urban Savanna? 11. Ngorongoro: A Grand Experiment of People and Wildlife 12. Savannas of Our Future: Finding Diversity in the Middle Ground Notes References Index
Robin S. Reid is Director of the Center for Collaborative Conservation and Senior Research Scientist in the Natural Resources Ecology Lab at Colorado State University.
"A tremendous amount of personal experience and research has gone into this book..." -- Ian Martin Biological Conservation "Refreshing -- perhaps even inspiring ... Reid's inclusive analysis is one of the most comprehensive and well-balanced examinations of human-environment interactions in African savanna ecosystems ... an exceptional project." -- Eric J. Lovell and Mara J. Goldman Pastorialism