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People in Nature Wildlife Conservation in South and Central America

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ISBN-10: 0231127839

ISBN-13: 9780231127837

Edition: 2004

Authors: Kirsten M. Silvius, Richard E. Bodmer, Jos� M. V. Fragoso, Jos� M. V. Fragoso

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'People in Nature' highlights South and Central American approaches to wildlife conservation and management strategy and discusses threats caused by ranching, habitat fragmentation, fishing and hunting.
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Book details

List price: $46.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 12/14/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Kirsten M. Silvius and Jos� 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.

Introduction
Wildlife Conservation and Management in South and Central America: Multiple Pressures and Innovative solutions
Local peoples and Community Management
Wildlife management strategies with the Embera people in the Utria National Park, by Choco, Colombia
Bridging the gap between western scientific and traditional indigenous wildlife management
Techniques to increase community participation in wildlife management programs: general approaches
Community-based wildlife management in the Gran Chaco
Fisheries Management and Conservation in the Amazon Varzea Floodplain
Fisheries Management in the Mamiraua Sustainable Development Reserve
Hunting effort analysis by rural communities in Northeastern Peru
Economic Considerations
Community management of fishery resources in the Mamiraua Sustainable Development Reserve Amazonas Brazil
Community ownership and live Shearing of vicunas in Peru
Captive breeding programs as an alternative for wildlife conservation in Brazil, by Sergio Nogueira-Filho and Selene Siqueira da Cunha Nogueira
Economic Analysis of Wildlife Use in the Peruvian Amazon
Fragmentation and other non-harvest human impacts
Population management of mammals in Atlantic Forest fragments of Brazil
Human pressure, by abundance and spatial distribution of Orinoco Crocodiles in the Cojedes River sy
Impacts of Damming on Primate Community Sructure in the Amazon -- A Case Study of the Samuel Dam, by Rondonia, Brazil
Resource partitioning of pampas deer, by brocket deer and cattle in the Pantanal, Brazil
Ecology and conservation of the Jaguar in Iguacu National Park
Local white-lipped peccary (Tayassu pecari) population declines in Amazonia: Migration, by overhunting or epidemic?
Hunting Impacts--biological basis and rationale for sustainability
Evaluating the sustainability of hunting in the Neotropics
Hunting sustainability of ungulate populations in the Lacandon forest, by Mexico
Title: Conservation of economically important birds in seasonally-flooded forests of the northeastern Peruvian Amazon
Patterns of use and hunting of turtles in the Mamiraua Sustainable Development Reserve, by Amazonas, Brazil
Fisheries, by Fishing Effort and Fish Consumption in the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve and i
Title: Implications of the spatial structure of game populations for the sustainability of hunting in the Neotropics
Hunting and wildlife management in French Guiana: Current aspects and future prospects