People in Nature: Wildlife Conservation in South and Central America

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Kirsten Silvius, Kirsten M. Silvius, Richard E. Bodmer, José M. V. Fragoso, José Fragoso
Columbia University Press, 2004 - 463 páginas

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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IntroductionWildlife Conservation and Management in South and Central America Multiple Pressures and Innovative Solutions
1
Conceptual Basis for the Selection of Wildlife Management Strategies by the Embera People in Utria National Park Choco Colombia
11
Bridging the Gap Between Western Scientific and Traditional Indigenous Wildlife Management The Xavante of Rio Das Mortes Indigenous Reserve ...
37
Increasing Local Stakeholder Participation in Wildlife Management Projects with Rural Communities Lessons From Bolivia
50
CommunityBased Wildlife Management in the Gran Chaco Bolivia
59
Fisheries in the Amazon Varzea Historical Trends Current Status and Factors Affecting Sustainability
76
Fisheries Management in the Mamiraua Sustainable Development Reserve
99
Hunting Effort as a Tool for CommunityBased Wildlife Management in Amazonia
123
Impacts of Damming on Primate Community Structure in the Amazon A Case Study of the Samuel Dam Rondonia Brazil
240
Niche Partitioning Among Gray Brocket Deer Pampas Deer and Cattle in the Pantanal of Brazil
257
Ecology and Conservation of the jaguar Panthera onca in Iguacu National Park Brazil
271
A LongTerm Study of WhiteLipped Peccary Tayassu pecari Population Fluctuations in Northern Amazonia Anthropogenic vs Natural Causes
286
Evaluating the Sustainability of Hunting in the Neotropics
299
Hunting Sustainability of Ungulate Populations in the Lacandon Forest Mexico
324
Human Use and Conservation of Economically Important Birds in Seasonally Flooded Forests of the Northeastern Peruvian Amazon
344
Patterns of Use and Hunting of Turtles in the Mamiraua Sustainable Development Reserve Amazonas Brazil
362

Economic Incentives for Sustainable Community Management of Fishery Resources in the Mamiraua Sustainable Development Reserve Amazonas B...
139
Community Ownership and Live Shearing of Vicunas in Peru Evaluating Management Strategies and Their Sustainability
155
Captive Breeding Programs as an Alternative for Wildlife Conservation in Brazil
171
Economic Analysis of Wildlife Use in the Peruvian Amazon
191
Mammalian Densities and Species Extinctions in Atlantic Forest Fragments The Need for Population Management
211
Abundance Spatial Distribution and Human Pressure on Orinoco Crocodiles Crocodylus intermedius in the Cojedes River System Venezuela
227
Fisheries Fishing Effort and Fish Consumption in the PacayaSamiria National Reserve and Its Area of Influence
378
Implications of the Spatial Structure of Game Populations for the Sustainability of Hunting in the Neotropics
390
Hunting and Wildlife Management in French Guiana Current Aspects and Future Prospects
400
Bibliography
411
Index
447
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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.

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