People in Nature: Wildlife Conservation in South and Central America by Kirsten Silvius

People in Nature: Wildlife Conservation in South and Central America

byKirsten Silvius, Richard Bodmer, José Fragoso

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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.

Kirsten M. Silvius and José 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.
Title:People in Nature: Wildlife Conservation in South and Central AmericaFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:December 14, 2004Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0231502087

ISBN - 13:9780231502085

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Wildlife Conservation and Management in South and Central America: Multiple Pressures and Innovative solutions, by José M. V. Fragoso, Richard E. Bodmer and Kirsten M. Silvius
Part I. Local peoples and Community Management
Chapter 2. Wildlife management strategies with the Embera people in the Utria National Park, by Chocó, Colombia, Astrid Ulloa, Claudia Campos, and Heidi Rubio-Torgler
Chapter 3. Bridging the gap between western scientific and traditional indigenous wildlife management, by Kirsten M. Silvius
Chapter 4. Techniques to increase community participation in wildlife management programs: general approaches, by Wendy R. Townsend
Chapter 5. Community-based wildlife management in the Gran Chaco, by Bolivia, Andrew J. Noss and Michael Painter
Chapter 6. Fisheries Management and Conservation in the Amazon Várzea Floodplain, by William G. R. Crampton, Leandro Castello and João Paulo Viana
Chapter 7. Fisheries Management in the Mamirauá Sustainable Development Reserve, by William G. R. Crampton, João Paulo Viana, Leandro Castello and José María B. Dam
Chapter 8. Hunting effort analysis by rural communities in Northeastern Peru, by Pablo E. Puertas and Richard E. Bodmer
Part II. Economic Considerations
Chapter 9. Community management of fishery resources in the Mamirauá Sustainable Development Reserve, by Amazonas, BrazilJoão Paulo Viana, José Maria B. Damasceno, Leandro Castello, Wi
Chapter 10. Community ownership and live Shearing of vicuñas in Peru, by Catherine T. Sahley, Jorge Torres Vargas and Jesús Sánchez Valdivia
Chapter 11. Captive breeding programs as an alternative for wildlife conservation in Brazil, by Sergio Nogueira-Filho and Selene Siqueira da Cunha Nogueira
Chapter 12. Economic Analysis of Wildlife Use in the Peruvian Amazon, by Richard Bodmer, and Eterzit Pezo Lozano and Tula G. Fang
Part III. Fragmentation and other non-harvest human impacts
Chapter 13. Population management of mammals in Atlantic Forest fragments of Brazil, by Laury Cullen Jr., Richard E. Bodmer, Claudio Valladares-Pádua, and Jonathan D. B
Chapter 14. Human pressure, by abundance and spatial distribution of Orinoco Crocodiles in the Cojedes River sy
Chapter 15. Impacts of Damming on Primate Community Sructure in the Amazon -- A Case Study of the Samuel Dam, by Rondônia, Brazil, Rosa M. Lemos de Sá
Chapter 16. Resource partitioning of pampas deer, by brocket deer and cattle in the Pantanal, Brazil, Laurenz Pinder
Chapter 17. Ecology and conservation of the Jaguar in Iguaçu National Park, by Peter G. Crawshaw Jr., Jan K. Mähler, Cibele Indrusiak, Sandra M.C. Cavalcanti,
Chapter 18. Local white-lipped peccary (Tayassu pecari) population declines in Amazonia: Migration, by overhunting or epidemic?, José M. V. Fragoso
Part IV. Hunting Impacts--biological basis and rationale for sustainability
Chapter 19. Evaluating the sustainability of hunting in the Neotropics, by Richard E. Bodmer and John G. Robinson
Chapter 20. Hunting sustainability of ungulate populations in the Lacandon forest, by Mexico, Eduardo J. Naranjo, Jorge E. Bolaños, Michelle M. Guerra, and Richard E.
Chapter 21. Title: Conservation of economically important birds in seasonally-flooded forests of the northeastern Peruvian Amazon, by José A. González
Chapter 22. Patterns of use and hunting of turtles in the Mamirauá Sustainable Development Reserve, by Amazonas, Brazil, Augusto Fachin Teran, Richard C. Vogt, and John B. Thorbjarnar
Chapter 23. Fisheries, by Fishing Effort and Fish Consumption in the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve and i
Chapter 24. Title: Implications of the spatial structure of game populations for the sustainability of hunting in the Neotropics, by Andrés J. Novaro
Chapter 25. Hunting and wildlife management in French Guiana: Current aspects and future prospects, by Cécile Richard-Hansen and Eric Hansen

Editorial Reviews

For those of us who believe that there can be people in nature to the benefit of both, this book will happily grow dog-eared with use.