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Hunting for Sustainability in Tropical Forests
1. Hunting for the Snark, by Elizabeth L. Bennett and John G. RobinsonI: Biological Limits to Sustainability2. Carrying Capacity Limits to Sustainable Hunting in Tropical Forests, by John G. RobinsonExpand
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Bringing the Tiger Back from the Brink—The Six Percent Solution
The Tiger Summit, to be hosted by Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Russia in November 2010—the Chinese Year of the Tiger and the International Year of Biodiversity—promises to be the most significantExpand
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The Game of Choice: Patterns of Indian and Colonist Hunting in the Neotropics
Anthropologists have collected data on hunting by humans to test a number of different hypotheses, including that of protein limitation (Gross 1975), the ideas on taboos advanced by Ross (1978), theExpand
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Spatial structure in foraging groups of wedge-capped capuchin monkeys Cebus nigrivittatus
Individuals in foraging groups of wedge-capped capuchin monkeys, Cebus nigrivittatus, are organized in consistent and predictable configurations. This study examines how an individual's position inExpand
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Tropical forest management and conservation of biodiversity: an overview
Conservation Biology, Pages 7–20 Volume 15, No. 1, February 2001 This paper is a much abridged version of World Bank Environment Department Paper 75, “Biodiversity Conservation in the Context ofExpand
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The Limits to Caring: Sustainable Living and the Loss of Biodiversity
Caring for the Earth represents current middle-of-the-road thinking on the relationship between conservation and development. This IUCN/UNEP/WWF document has embraced a purely utilitarianExpand
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Body Size, Diet, and Population Density of Neotropical Forest Mammals
The population densities of Neotropical mammalian species are predictably related to their body masses and diets. In interspecific comparisons, population densities generally declined with increasingExpand
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The Sustainability of Subsistence Hunting in the Neotropics
Hunting is an important component of native subsistence strategies in Amazonia. It is also a seri- ous threat to biodiversity in some areas. We present data on the faunal harvests of two nativeExpand
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Towards wildlife management in tropical forests
Hunting is ubiquitous in tropical forests around the world, and meat from wildlife species is an important source of animal protein for rural populations. Ungulates, primates, and rodents provideExpand
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Having your wildlife and eating it too: an analysis of hunting sustainability across tropical ecosystems
Unsustainable hunting of wildlife or bushmeat for human consumption across the tropics threatens both wildlife populations and the livelihoods of people who depend on these resources. The probabilityExpand
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