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Title People in nature : wildlife conservation in South and Central America / Kirsten M. Silvius, Richard E. Bodmer, and Jose M.V. Fragoso, editors.
Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, [2004]

Subject Wildlife management -- South America.
Wildlife management -- Central America.
Alt Name Silvius, Kirsten M.,
Bodmer, Richard E.,
Fragoso, Jose M. V.,
Add Title Wildlife conservation in South and Central America
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 463 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 411-445) and index.
Contents Chapter 1. Wildlife Conservation and Management in South and Central America: Multiple Pressures and Innovative solutions / Jose M.V. Fragoso, Richard E. Bodmer and Kirsten M. Silvius -- Part I. Local peoples and Community Management -- Chapter 2. Conceptual basis for the selection of Wildlife management strategies by the Embera people in the Utria National Park, Choco, Colombia / Astrid Ulloa, Claudia Campos, and Heidi Rubio-Torgler -- Chapter 3. Bridging the gap between western scientific and traditional indigenous wildlife management : the Xavante of Rio Das Mortes Indigenous Reserve, Mato Grosso, Brazil / Kirsten M. Silvius -- Chapter 4. Increasing local stakeholder participation in wildlife management projects with rural communities : lessons from Bolivia / Wendy R. Townsend -- Chapter 5. Community-based wildlife management in the Gran Chaco Bolivia / Andrew J. Noss and Michael Painter -- Chapter 6. Fisheries in the Amazon Varzea : historical trends, current status, and factors affecting sustainability / William G.R. Crampton, Leandro Castello and Joao Paulo Viana -- Chapter 7. Fisheries Management in the Mamiraua Sustainable Development Reserve / William G.R. Crampton, Joao Paulo Viana, Leandro Castello and Jose Maria B. Damasceno -- Chapter 8. Hunting effort as a tool for community-based wildlife management in Amazonia / Pablo E. Puertas and Richard E. Bodmer -- Part II. Economic Considerations -- Chapter 9. Economic incentives for sustainable community management of fishery resources in the Mamiraua Sustainable Development Reserve, Amazonas, Brazil / Joao Paulo Viana, Jose Maria B. Damasceno, Leandro Castello.
Chapter 10. Community ownership and live shearing of vicunas in Peru : evaluating management strategies and their sustainability / Catherine T. Sahley, Jorge Torres Vargas and Jesus Sanchez Valdivia -- Chapter 11. Captive breeding programs as an alternative for wildlife conservation in Brazil / Sergio Nogueira-Filho and Selene Siqueira da Cunha Nogueira -- Chapter 12. Economic Analysis of Wildlife Use in the Peruvian Amazon / Richard Bodmer, and Eterzit Pezo Lozano and Tula G. Fang -- Part III. Fragmentation and other non-harvest human impacts -- Chapter 13. Mammalian densities and species extinctions in Atlantic forest fragments : the need for population management / Laury Cullen Jr., Richard E. Bodmer, Claudio Valladares-Padua, and Jonathan D. Ballou -- Chapter 14. Abundance, spatial distribution, and human pressure on Orinoco Crocodiles in the Cojedes River system, Venezuela / Andres E. Seijas -- Chapter 15. Impacts of Damming on Primate Community Sructure in the Amazon--A Case Study of the Samuel Dam, Rondonia, Brazil / Rosa M. Lemos de Sa -- Chapter 16. Niche partitioning among Gray Brocket deer, pampas deer, and cattle in the Pantanal, Brazil / Laurenz Pinder -- Chapter 17. Ecology and conservation of the Jaguar in Iguacu National Park, Brazil / Peter G. Crawshaw Jr., Jan K. Mahler, Cibele Indrusiak, Sandra M.C. Cavalcanti -- Chapter 18. A long-term study of white-lipped peccary (Tayassu pecari) populationfluctuations in Northern Amazonia : Anthropogenic vs. "natural" causes / Jose M.V. Fragoso -- Part IV. Hunting Impacts -- biological basis and rationale for sustainability.
Chapter 19. Evaluating the sustainability of hunting in the Neotropics / Richard E. Bodmer and John G. Robinson -- Chapter 20. Hunting sustainability of ungulate populations in the Lacandon forest, Mexico / Eduardo J. Naranjo, Jorge E. Bolanos, Michelle M. Guerra, and Richard E. Bodmer -- Chapter 21. Human use and conservation of economically important birds in seasonally-flooded forests of the northeastern Peruvian Amazon / by Jose A. Gonzalez -- Chapter 22. Patterns of use and hunting of turtles in the Mamiraua Sustainable Development Reserve, 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 its area of influence / Salvador Tello -- Chapter 24. Implications of the spatial structure of game populations for the sustainability of hunting in the Neotropics / Andres J. Novaro -- Chapter 25. Hunting and wildlife management in French Guiana: Current aspects and future prospects / Cecile Richard-Hansen and Eric Hansen.
Credits Festschrift to Jose Marcio Ayres.
Summary 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.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780231502085 (electronic book)
0231502087 (electronic book)
0231127820 (cloth ; alkaline paper)
9780231127820 (cloth ; alkaline paper)
0231127839 (paper ; alkaline paper)
9780231127837 (paper ; alkaline paper)
ISBN/ISSN 10.7312/silv12782
OCLC # 213305954
Additional Format Print version: People in nature. New York : Columbia University Press, 2004 0231127820 (DLC) 2003069649 (OCoLC)53954265