Dr Ivan Scales
Dr Ivan Scales is McGrath Lecturer and Director of Studies in Geography. His research focuses on environment and development issues, mostly in sub-Saharan Africa. Current projects include research on agricultural innovation and food security; the political ecology of African mangroves; the political ecology of tropical forests and deforestation; and the diversity of environmental values (including work on biodiversity conservation and green capitalism). He received his first degree in Ecology from the University of Durham, followed by a Masters degree in Anthropology from University College London and a PhD in Geography from the University of Cambridge. Dr Scales is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and a member of the Centre for African Studies and the University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute.
- Scales, I.R. ed (2014) Conservation and Environmental Management in Madagascar. Routledge, London. www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415528771
- Scales, I.R. (in press) Paying for nature: what every conservationist should know about political economy. Oryx. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0030605314000015
- Scales, I.R. (2014) The future of conservation and development in Madagascar: time for a new paradigm. Madagascar Conservation and Development, 9, 5-12 http://journalmcd.com/index.php/mcd/article/view/mcd.v9i1.2/379