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Science and conservation in the galapagos islands : Vol. 1 ; frameworks et perspectives

Author: Stephen Joseph Walsh
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English
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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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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Joseph Walsh
ISBN: 9781461457930 1461457939 9781461457947 1461457947
OCLC Number: 874251837
Description: XVIII, 243 p. : 40 illus., 31 illus. in color
Contents: Preface.- Foreword.- Science and Conservation in the Galapagos Islands.- Changing Views of the Galapagos.- Perspectives for the Study of the Galapagos Islands: Complex Systems and Human- Environment Interactions.- The Socio-Economic Paradox of Galapagos.- Environmental Crisis and the Production of Alternatives: Conservation Practice(s) in the Galapagos Islands.- The Double Bind of Tourism in Galapagos Society.- The Evolution of Ecotourism: The Story of the Galapagos Islands and the Special Law of 1998.- People Live Here: Maternal and Child Health on Isla Isabela, Galapagos.- Characterizing Contemporary Land Use/Cover Change on Isabela Island, Galapagos.- Investigating the Coastal Water Quality of the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador.- Research in Agricultural and Urban Areas in Galapagos - a Biological Perspective.- A Geographical Approach to Optimization of Response to Invasive Species.- From Whaling to Whale Watching: Cetacean Presence and Species Diversity in the Galapagos Marine Reserve.- Index.
Responsibility: edited by Stephen J. Walsh ; Carlos F. Mena.
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