Book ID: 34401
Tropical Rainforests: di- versity and conservation. 1988. (CA.Acad.Sc.Mem. 12). illustr. XIII, 306 p. gr8vo. Bound.
Contents (main headings): A Celebration of Life on Earth/ TropicalForests: A Storehouse for Human Welfare/ Complexity in the Eye of theBeholder/ Local Resource Use Systems in the Tropics: Taking Pressure Offthe Forests/ Ecology and Management of Migratory Food Fishes of theAmazon Basin/ Etnobotany and Conservation in the Guianas: The Indians ofSouthern Suriname/ Primate Conservation: A Status Report with CaseStudies from Brazil and Madagascar/ Preserving Biological Diversity: TheCase of Costa Rica/ Costa Rica's National Park System and thePreservation of Biological Diversity: Linking Conservation withSocio-Economic Development/ The Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS):A Success Story in Graduate Training and Research/ Tropical RainforestEcology from a Canopy Perspective/ The Search for Solutions: Researchand Education at The La Selva Station and their Relation toEcodevelopment/ History of Conservation Efforts and Initial Explorationof the Lower Extension of Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo, Costa Rica/Altitudinal Movements of Birds on the Caribbean Slope of Costa Rica:Implications for Conservation/ Species Richness in Tropical Predators/Preliminary Description of Primary Forests along the La Selva-VolcanBarva Altitudinal Transect, Costa Rica/ Braulio Carrillo and the Future:Its Importance for the World.