Understanding South African Landowners' Decision to Manage Rhinos

Elena Rubino

University of Florida

Elena Rubino is a PhD Candidate in the University of Florida's School of Natural Resources and the Environment. She focuses on using quantitative and qualitative research to improve wildlife conservation policy.


We use qualitative analysis to investigate private landowners’ decisions to own and protect rhinos in South Africa. With increased poaching pressures, rhinos have become a financial liability. Nonetheless, approximately 25%... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Elena Rubino (University of Florida)
  2. Elizabeth Pienaar (University of Florida)

Topic Areas

Topics: Wildlife Ranching , Topics: Private Lands Conservation


M-3D » Private Lands Conservation (15:30 - Monday, 18th September, Diamond West)

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