Turning scientific approaches into practical conservation actions: the case of Comunidad Indigena de Nuevo San Juan Parangaricutiro, Mexico.

@article{Velzquez2001TurningSA,
  title={Turning scientific approaches into practical conservation actions: the case of Comunidad Indigena de Nuevo San Juan Parangaricutiro, Mexico.},
  author={Anthony Vel{\'a}zquez and Gerardo Bocco and Arturo Cedillo Torres},
  journal={Environmental management},
  year={2001},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={655-65}
}
Optimum natural resource management and biodiversity conservation are desirable goals. These, however, often exclude each other, since maximum economic benefits have promoted drastic reductions in biodiversity throughout the world. This dilemma confronts local stakeholders, who usually go for maximizing economic inputs, whereas other social (e.g., academic) sectors are favor conservation practices. In this paper we describe the way two scientific approaches--landscape and participatory research… CONTINUE READING