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“And for the Turtles!”: International Conservation Efforts

Frederick Rowe Davis

in The Man Who Saved Sea Turtles: Archie Carr and the Origins of Conservation Biology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195310771
eISBN:
9780199790098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310771.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

By the 1960s, Carr's activities for international sea turtle conservation developed along several pathways. The Caribbean Conservation Corporation and support from the US Navy facilitated Operation ... More


Study and Conservation of Sea Turtles

Frederick Rowe Davis

in The Man Who Saved Sea Turtles: Archie Carr and the Origins of Conservation Biology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195310771
eISBN:
9780199790098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310771.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The seven years following the Carrs return from Honduras proved to be highly productive and successful. Carr published High Jungles and Low and the Handbook of Turtles. He also inaugurated his study ... More


Further Results of Sea Turtle Research and Conservation Biology

Frederick Rowe Davis

in The Man Who Saved Sea Turtles: Archie Carr and the Origins of Conservation Biology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195310771
eISBN:
9780199790098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310771.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Carr spent more than thirty years dedicated to the study of the ecology and migration of sea turtles. Many of the stories he had heard from the turtle captains had been confirmed through tag returns ... More


WATER AND WETLANDS

Ernest H. Williams

in The Nature Handbook: A Guide to Observing the Great Outdoors

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179293
eISBN:
9780199790470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179293.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

The presence of water in a wetland exerts as strong an effect as the lack of water in a desert. Wet-zone vegetation includes plants that are wetland indicators and those with specialized underwater ... More


Introduction

Frederick Rowe Davis

in The Man Who Saved Sea Turtles: Archie Carr and the Origins of Conservation Biology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195310771
eISBN:
9780199790098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310771.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Carr's use of narrative to understand nature set him apart from most other scientists. He incorporated local stories and myths in to his technical and popular writings. Everywhere he went in search ... More


The Ecology and Migrations of Sea Turtles

Frederick Rowe Davis

in The Man Who Saved Sea Turtles: Archie Carr and the Origins of Conservation Biology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195310771
eISBN:
9780199790098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310771.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Carr devoted his first decade of sea turtle research to initiating long-term studies, particularly of the green turtles in Florida and at Tortuguero. With the assistance of his students, he was able ... More


Seagrass communities

Peter Hogarth

in The Biology of Mangroves and Seagrasses

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568704
eISBN:
9780191717536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568704.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter discusses the composition of seagrass communities. Seagrass communities comprise epiphytes and sessile epifauna growing on seagrass leaves and rhizomes, as well as more mobile animals, ... More


The evolution of sexual size dimorphism in reptiles

Robert M. Cox, Marguerite A. Butler, and Henry B. John-Alder

in Sex, Size and Gender Roles: Evolutionary Studies of Sexual Size Dimorphism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199208784
eISBN:
9780191709036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208784.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Most studies interpret reptilian sexual size dimorphism (SSD) as a means to reducing resource competition by way of sexual selection, fecundity selection, and natural selection. This chapter assesses ... More


Claiming Turtle Mountain's Constitution: The History, Legacy, and Future of a Tribal Nation's Founding Documents

Keith, Jr. Richotte

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634517
eISBN:
9781469634531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634517.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Claiming Turtle Mountain’s Constitution examines the formation and adoption of the first constitution of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians through the eyes of the tribal members who voted ... More


Turtles and Tortoises

L. Lee Grismer

in Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California, Including Its Pacific Islands and the Islands in the Sea of Cortes

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224179
eISBN:
9780520925205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224179.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter discusses the diversity of turtles and tortoises in Baja California and the Gulf of California. It examines their characteristics, distribution, and natural history. The Emylidae (pond ... More


Modified and Unmodified Turtle Remains from Nu‘alolo Kai

Michael W. Graves, Stephanie Jolivette, Kelley S. Esh, and Julie S. Field

in Abundance and Resilience: Farming and Foraging in Ancient Kaua'i

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839895
eISBN:
9780824868369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839895.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines modified and unmodified archaeological remains of sea turtles from Nuʻalolo Kai. The 1958–1964 and 1990 archaeological excavations at Nuʻalolo Kai yielded only a small number of ... More


Narrating the Ethical Landscape of the Turtle Islands

Raul Lejano, Mrill Ingram, and Helen Ingram

in The Power of Narrative in Environmental Networks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019378
eISBN:
9780262315340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019378.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The case of the non-traditional ecological management that evolved on The Turtle Islands in the Sulu Sea offshore of Malaysia is examined in this chapter. It shows how alternative notions of what a ... More


Trade

Ian Johnstone

in The Power of Deliberation: International Law, Politics and Organizations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195394931
eISBN:
9780199894543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394931.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter looks at whether the World Trade Organization (WTO) really is a “technocracy” through the lens of “trade-environment” issues, focusing on the Shrimp-Turtle case. It begins with an ... More


“Missing Links” and the Evolution of Development

Marcelo Sánchez

in Embryos in Deep Time: The Rock Record of Biological Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520271937
eISBN:
9780520952300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271937.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Many people are accustomed to thinking of the evolution of life in terms of a ladderlike progression, with a different animal on each rung. In the case of vertebrate evolution, they may envisage a ... More


The Evolution of a Trading Zone: A Case Study of the Turtle Excluder Device

Lekelia D. Jenkins

in Trading Zones and Interactional Expertise: Creating New Kinds of Collaboration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014724
eISBN:
9780262289436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014724.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Sea turtles are an endangered species, while shrimping is the most profitable U.S. fishery. Thus, the incidental death of sea turtles in shrimp trawls (a problem generally known as bycatch) became ... More


The Ten-Cent Treaty

Keith Richotte Jr.

in Claiming Turtle Mountain's Constitution: The History, Legacy, and Future of a Tribal Nation's Founding Documents

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634517
eISBN:
9781469634531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634517.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter four identifies how the negotiations for a treaty substitute exposed the cracks within the community and disrupted the leadership structure at Turtle Mountain, while the treaty substitute ... More


Experimental Approaches to Conservation Biology

Malcolm Gordon (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240247
eISBN:
9780520930636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240247.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

We are living in the early stages of a looming worldwide extinction crisis. Abundant evidence shows that the current rate of species extinctions is nearing its highest level since the asteroid ... More


Parque Marino Las Baulas: Conservation Lessons From a New National Park and From 45 Years of Conservation of Sea Turtles in Costa Rica

James R. Spotila and Frank V. Paladino

in Biodiversity Conservation in Costa Rica: Learning the Lessons in a Seasonal Dry Forest

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223097
eISBN:
9780520937772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223097.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter examines the biology of sea turtles in the tropical dry forest beaches of Costa Rica. It first discusses the development of Parque Marino Las Baulas on the Guanacaste coast. It then ... More


Dinosaurs and Other Mesozoic Reptiles of California

Richard Hilton

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233157
eISBN:
9780520928459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233157.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

One of the most geologically complex and diverse states California spent much of the age of dinosaurs under water. While most of the fossils found in the state are those of reptiles that lived in the ... More


Overview

Gary Burness

in Experimental Approaches to Conservation Biology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240247
eISBN:
9780520930636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240247.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter focuses on experimental approaches to the conservation of endangered species. It presents an overview of case studies on Hawaiian tree snails, amphibians, leatherback turtles, Cuban ... More


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