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Title Community action for conservation : Mexican experiences / Luciana Porter-Bolland, Isabel Ruiz-Mallén, Claudia Camacho-Benavides, Susannah R. McCandless, editors
Published New York : Springer, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 179 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Introduction: Biocultural diversity and the participation of local communities in national and global conservation / Claudio Camacho-Benavides ... et al. -- -- A general approach to the context of community-based conservation. Community conservation and ethnoecology: the three dimensions of local-level biodiversity maintenance / Víctor Manuel Toledo Manzur -- Conservation and forest communities in Mexico: experiences, visions and rights / Leticia Merino-Perez -- Case studies of community conservation. Community conservation experiences in three ejidos of the Lower Balsas River Basin, Michoacán / Andrés Camou-Guerrero ... et al. -- Challenges in ICCA governance: the case of El Cordon del Retén in San Miguel Chimalapa, Oaxaca / Constanza Monterrubio-Solís and Helen S. Newing -- Local perceptions of conservation initiatives in the Calakmul region / Luciana Porter-Bolland, Eduardo García Frapolli, and María Consuelo Sánchez-González -- Community conservation in Punta Laguna: a case of adaptive ecotourism management / Eduardo García-Frapolli, Martha Bonilla-Moheno, and Gabriel Ramos-Fernández -- Methodological aspects for understanding and strengthening community conservation. Local participation in community conservation: methodological contributions / Isabel Ruiz-Mallén ... et al. -- Community-based biodiversity monitoring in Mexico: current status, challenges and future strategies for collaboration with scientists / Diana J. Pritchard -- Drawing analysis: tools for understanding children's perceptions of community conservation / Roser Maneja-Zaragoza, Diego Varga Linde, and Martí Boada Juncà -- Conclusions / Isabel Ruiz-Mallén ... et al
Summary This book provides an in-depth analysis on community conservation in Mexico. The volume explores vivid examples and case studies that illustrate some of the critical issues at stake, including the participation of local communities in national and global conservation, indigenous and local perceptions of conservation initiatives in Southern Mexico, and challenges in ICCA governance and ecotourism. The book also reviews methodological approaches for understanding and strengthening community conservation, touching upon such topics as community-based biodiversity monitoring and tools for understanding children's perceptions of community conservation. Written by international experts in the field, Community Action for Conservation: Mexican Experiences is a lively and deep-running resource that offers invaluable stories and analyses of the Mexican experience with conservation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed September 23, 2013)
Subject Community-based conservation -- Mexico.
Biodiversity conservation -- Mexico.
Ecotourism -- Mexico.
Community Networks.
Conservation of Natural Resources.
Form Electronic book
Author Porter-Bolland, Luciana, 1968- editor
Ruiz-Mallén, Isabel, editor
Camacho-Benavides, Claudia, editor
McCandless, Susannah R., editor
ISBN 9781461479567 (electronic bk.)
1461479568 (electronic bk.)