People in Nature: Wildlife Conservation in South and Central America

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Columbia University Press, 2004 - Nature - 463 pages
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This book reviews wildlife management and conservation in Central and South America. The book discusses the threats to biodiversity in this area including habitat fragmentation, development, ranching, tourism as well as hunting. The book contains contributions from many local Latin American authors who work there daily and are exposed to the numerous and unique issues that need to be taken into account when talking about conservation in Central and South America.

 

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Contents

IntroductionWildlife Conservation and Management in South and Central
1
Conceptual Basis for the Selection of Wildlife Management Strategies by
11
Bridging the Gap Between Western Scientific and Traditional Indigenous Wild
37
Increasing Local Stakeholder Participation in Wildlife Management Projects
50
CommunityBased Wildlife Management in the Gran Chaco Bolivia
59
Historical Trends Current Status and Factors
76
Fisheries Management in the Mamiraua Sustainable Development Reserve
99
Hunting Effort as a Tool for CommunityBased Wildlife Management
123
Niche Partitioning Among Gray Brocket Deer Pampas Deer and Cattle in
257
Ecology and Conservation of the Jaguar Panthera onca in Iguau National
271
A LongTerm Study of WhiteLipped Peccary Tayassu pecari Population Fluc
286
Evaluating the Sustainability of Hunting in the Neotropics
299
Hunting Sustainability of Ungulate Populations in the Lacandon Forest
324
Human Use and Conservation of Economically Important Birds in Seasonally
344
Patterns of Use and Hunting of Turtles in the Mamiraua Sustainable Develop
362
Fisheries Fishing Effort and Fish Consumption in the PacayaSamiria National
378

Economic Incentives for Sustainable Community Management of Fishery
139
Evaluating Man
155
Captive Breeding Programs as an Alternative for Wildlife Conservation
171
Economic Analysis of Wildlife Use in the Peruvian Amazon
191
Abundance Spatial Distribution and Human Pressure on Orinoco Crocodiles
227
A Case
240
Implications of the Spatial Structure of Game Populations for the Sustainability
390
Current Aspects and
400
Bibliography
411
Index
447
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About the author (2004)

Kirsten M. Silvius and Josť M. V. Fragoso are professors in the Faculty of Environmental and Forest Biology, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, New York. Richard E. Bodmer is a professor at the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK.

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