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Walsh, Stephen J.

Science and Conservation in the Galapagos Islands

Walsh, Stephen J. - Science and Conservation in the Galapagos Islands, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Science and Conservation in the Galapagos Islands
Carlos A. Valle

2. Changing Views of the Galapagos
Diego Quiroga

3. Perspectives for the Study of the Galapagos Islands: Complex Systems and Human–Environment Interactions
Stephen J. Walsh, Carlos F. Mena

4. The Socioeconomic Paradox of Galapagos
Byron Villacis, Daniela Carrillo

5. Environmental Crisis and the Production of Alternatives: Conservation Practice(s) in the Galapagos Islands
Wendy Wolford, Flora Lu, Gabriela Valdivia

6. The Double Bind of Tourism in Galapagos Society
Laura Brewington

7. The Evolution of Ecotourism: The Story of the Galapagos Islands and the Special Law of 1998
Michele M. Hoyman, Jamie R. McCall

8. People Live Here: Maternal and Child Health on Isla Isabela, Galapagos
Rachel Page, Margaret Bentley, Julee Waldrop

9. Characterizing Contemporary Land Use/Cover Change on Isabela Island, Galápagos
Amy L. McCleary

10. Investigating the Coastal Water Quality of the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Curtis H. Stumpf, Raul A. Gonzalez, Rachel T. Noble

11. Research in Agricultural and Urban Areas in Galapagos: A Biological Perspective
Stella Torre

12. A Geographical Approach to Optimization of Response to Invasive Species
George P. Malanson, Stephen J. Walsh

13. From Whaling to Whale Watching: Cetacean Presence and Species Diversity in the Galapagos Marine Reserve
Judith Denkinger, Javier Oña, Daniela Alarcón, Godfrey Merlen, Sandy Salazar, Daniel M. Palacios

Keywords: Geography, Geography (general), Ecosystems, Nature Conservation, Community & Population Ecology

Author(s)
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
2013
Series
Social and Ecological Interactions in the Galapagos Islands
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781461457947

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