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Peru by Corine Vriesendorp
Book DescriptionIn August of 2006, scientists conducted a rapid inventory of the Nanay-Mazan-Arabela Headwaters, three watersheds in the northwestern Peruvian Amazon. This assessment, presented here in English and Spanish, collects their research on the plants and animals of the region as well as the social and cultural assets of local villages and their use and management of natural resources. The researchers propose recommendations for conservation of the region, including steps to safeguard voluntarily isolated indigenous people.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780914868705
(275mm x 199mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Field Museum of Natural History,U.S.
Publisher: Field Museum of Natural History,U.S.
Publish Date: 18-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Corine Vriesendorp
Peru, Paperback (April 2012)
In 2010, a team of experts conducted a rapid social and biological inventory of the Yaguas, Cotuhe, and lower Putumayo watersheds of northeastern Peru. This title offers recommendations for sustaining healthy towns and forests in the areas.
Peru: Maijuna, Paperback (August 2011)
In July of 2009 a team of socioeconomic experts from the United States and Peru conducted a social asset inventory of the ancestral territory of the Maijuna indigenous people in northeastern Peru in order to identify patterns of social organization and opportunities for capacity building.
Ecuador, Peru: Cuyabeno-Gueppi, Paperback (March 2009)
In October of 2007 scientists from Ecuador, Peru, and the United States conducted a rapid inventory of the Reserva de Produccion Faunistica Cuyabeno in northeastern Ecuador and the adjacent Zona Reservada Gueppi in northern Peru. This book gives the results from the investigation of these spectacularly diverse forest landscapes.
Ecuador, Paperback (July 2008)» View all books by Corine Vriesendorp
In May of 2007, scientists conducted a rapid inventory in the Dureno Territory, part of the Cofan ancestral territories in the Amazon basin of eastern Ecuador. This report collects those scientists' research on the plants and animals of the region, as well as a history of the grassroots conservation efforts of the Cofan.
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Author Biography - Corine Vriesendorp
Corine Vriesendorp and William S. Alverson are conservation ecologists and botanists and Debra K. Moskovits is senior vice president of environment, culture, and conservation at the Field Museum, Chicago. Jose A. Alvarez is an ornithologist at the Instituto de Investigaciones de la Amazonia Peruana in Iquitos, Peru. Nelida Barbagelata is a conservation biologist and teacher in Iquitos, Peru.
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