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Science and conservation in the Galapagos Islands : frameworks & perspectives

Author: Stephen Joseph Walsh; Carlos F Mena
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer, ©2013.
Series: Social and ecological interactions in the Galapagos Islands.
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The first of a new series of volumes on the Galapagos Islands, this study focuses on the profound conservation problems generated by tourism to the archipelago and provides an inclusive assessment of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Joseph Walsh; Carlos F Mena
ISBN: 9781461457947 1461457947 1461457939 9781461457930 9781283934381 1283934388
OCLC Number: 822978243
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Science and Conservation in the Galapagos Islands / Carlos A. Valle --
Changing Views of the Galapagos / Diego Quiroga --
Perspectives for the Study of the Galapagos Islands: Complex Systems and Human-Environment Interactions / Stephen J. Walsh, Carlos F. Mena --
The Socioeconomic Paradox of Galapagos / Byron Villacis, Daniela Carrillo --
Environmental Crisis and the Production of Alternatives: Conservation Practice(s) in the Galapagos Islands / Wendy Wolford, Flora Lu, Gabriela Valdivia --
The Double Bind of Tourism in Galapagos Society / Laura Brewington --
The Evolution of Ecotourism: The Story of the Galapagos Islands and the Special Law of 1998 / Michele M. Hoyman Ph.D. --
People Live Here: Maternal and Child Health on Isla Isabela, Galapagos / Rachel Page M.P.H., Margaret Bentley Ph.D. --
Characterizing Contemporary Land Use/Cover Change on Isabela Island, Galápagos / Amy L. McCleary --
Investigating the Coastal Water Quality of the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador / Curtis H. Stumpf, Raul A. Gonzalez --
Research in Agricultural and Urban Areas in Galapagos: A Biological Perspective / Stella de la Torre --
A Geographical Approach to Optimization of Response to Invasive Species / George P. Malanson, Stephen J. Walsh --
From Whaling to Whale Watching: Cetacean Presence and Species Diversity in the Galapagos Marine Reserve / Judith Denkinger, Javier Oña.
Series Title: Social and ecological interactions in the Galapagos Islands.
Responsibility: Stephen J. Walsh, Carlos F. Mena, editors.
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