Benefits, loses and fear – local reactions to reintroduction of European Bison in Poland

Malgorzata Grodzinska-Jurczak

Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland

Małgorzata is a researcher, an academic lecturer and a consultant. Since her Post-doc (1994) she has focused on environmental education followed by her habilitation and professorship research interests: human dimension of natural resources, human-nature conflicts management, e.g. around Natura 2000, public participation in decision making on environmental issues. She widely publishes, speaks at conferences and because of an applicable character of her study, tries to transfer its achievements into practice. Currently Małgorzata co-ordinates work of Nature Protection & Environmental Education Research Team at the Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland which was set up for her as for one of the pioneer of human dimension studies in Poland. Małgorzata lectures Environmental Education, Eco-social aspects of nature protection, Environmental protection policy, tutors B.Sc., M.Sc., PhD students. She is active at awarding and managing national, international (6, 7 EU PR, EOG, Fulbright, LIFE+) research and educational projects (

Abstract

The reintroduction of species, chiefly of large animals, is an activity which faces a particular challenge of integrating nature conservation with human activity and managing emerging conflicts. European bison (Bison bonasus)... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Joanna Cent (Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland)
  2. Malgorzata Grodzinska-Jurczak (Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland)

Topic Areas

Topics: Human Wildlife Conflict , Topics: Community-Based Conservation

Session

OS-F3 » Community Perceptions of Re-Introduction (14:00 - Tuesday, 12th January, Colobus)

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