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Title Timber, tourists, and temples : conservation and development in the Maya Forest of Belize, Guatemala, and Mexico / edited by Richard B. Primack ... [et al.].

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Island Press, c1998.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  333.750972 T481    ---  Available
Description xx, 426 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Maya forest / J. D. Nations, R. B. Primack, D. Bray -- Regional approach to conservation in the Maya Forest / C. Rodstrom, S. Olivieri, L. Tangley -- One forest, two nations : the Chiquibul forest of Belize and Guatemala / S. Matola, E. Platt -- Maya forest of Quintana Roo : thirteen years of conservation and community development / H. A. Galletti -- Forest management in Quintana Roo, Mexico / H. Flachsenberg, H. A. Galletti -- Sustaining harvests of mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla King) from Mexico's Yucatan forests : past, present, and future / L. K. Snook -- Maya forest in Campeche, Mexico : experiences in forest management at Calakmul / D. Acopa, E. Boege -- Forestry policy and protected areas in the Peten, Guatemala / I. Ponciano.
Community forest concessions : an economic alternative for the Maya biosphere reserve in the Peten, Guatemala / S. P. Gretzinger -- Forest management and conservation in Belize : a brief background / E. Platt -- Nontimber forest products in community development and conservation : Desmoncus sp (Tie-tie) in Gales Point, Belize / J. M. Belsky, S. F. Siebert -- Governmental and customary arrangements guiding chicle latex extraction in the Peten, Guatemala / B. L. Dugelby -- Impact of hunting on wildlife in the Maya forest of Mexico / J. P. Jorgenson -- Monitoring nontimber forest product harvest for ecological sustainability : a case study of Huano (Sabal mauritiiformis) in the Rio Bravo conservation and management area, Belize / J. L. O'Hara -- Buffer zone management : lessons for the Maya forest / J. R. Barborak.
Toward sustainable forestry in Belize / N. V. L. Brokaw, et al. -- Peregrine Fund's Maya project : ecological research, habitat conservation efforts, and development of human resources in the Maya forest / D. F. Whitacre -- Dynamics and ecology of natural and managed forests in Quintana Roo, Mexico / D. F. Whigham, J. F. Lynch, M. B. Dickinson -- Global environment and Galacia, the New Ejidal Population Center, Marques do Comillas Zone, Ocosingo, Chiapas / J. Marroquin -- What is the forest to a small farmer? interview with Raymundo Terron Santana / H. A. Galletti -- Organic coffee production and the conservation of natural resources in Las Margaritas, Chiapas / J. L. Plaza Sanchez -- Bio-Itza Reserve : history of an indigenous effort to conserve the Itza Maya community of San Jose, El Peten, Guatemala / R. Chayax Huex, et al.
Community-based ecotourism in the Maya forest : problems and potentials / R. Norris, J. S. Wilber, L. O. Morales Marin -- Community-based development as a conservation tool : the community baboon sanctuary and the Gales Point manatee reserve / R. H. Horwich, J. Lyon -- Illuminating the Peten's throne of gold : the ProPeten experiment in conservation-based development / C. Reining and C. S. Manzanero -- Belize zoo : grassroots efforts in education and outreach / R. Coc, L. Marsh, E. Platt.
Subject Forest conservation -- Maya Forest.
Forest policy -- Maya Forest.
Non-timber forest products -- Maya Forest.
Ecotourism -- Maya Forest.
Maya Forest.
Added Author Primack, Richard B., 1950-
ISBN 1559635428 (paper)
155963541X (cloth)

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