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Special section: Ecological knowledge in Asia
Introduction: New Frontiers of Ecological Knowledge: Co-producing Knowledge and Governance in Asia
Shubhra Gururani, Peter Vandergeest
This essay makes a case for centering the questions of ecological knowledge in order to understand how environmental governance and resource access are being remade in the frontier ecologies of Asia. ...
Ecological Knowledge and the Making of Plantation Concession Territories in Southern Laos
This paper examines how new forms of ecological knowledge are produced and mobilised through a sustainability-oriented, commercial tree plantation project in Lao PDR. As Gavin Bridge has noted, the es...
From Regulation to Management and Back Again: Exploring Governance Shifts in India's Coastal Zone
Recent struggles over coastal zone policy in India make it a fertile site within which to map the actors, institutions, and knowledges involved in contemporary ecological governance. In 2007, the gove...