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The Sonoran Desert: An Ethnoecological Analogue?

David Beresford-Jones

in The Lost Woodlands of Ancient Nasca: A Case-study in Ecological and Cultural Collapse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264768
eISBN:
9780191754005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264768.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The relationship between humans and the genus Prosopis in the arid lands of the New World is almost as ancient as human occupation itself. This chapter explores this in one particular part of these ... More


Conserving the Sonoran Desert in Pima County, Arizona

Judith A. Layzer

in Natural Experiments: Ecosystem-Based Management and the Environment

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262122986
eISBN:
9780262278010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262122986.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan (SDCP) is an initiative of Pima County, Arizona to substantially conserve and restore its biological diversity. After being implemented, the plan is expected to ... More


Narrative, Network, and Conservation on the Arizona-Sonora Border

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/9780262019378.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The power of shared narrative to forge and sustain network ties is explored in this chapter, with particular attention to a gathering of The Next Generation Sonoran Desert Researchers. The goals of ... More


Natural Experiments: Ecosystem-Based Management and the Environment

Judith A. Layzer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262122986
eISBN:
9780262278010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262122986.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Scholars, scientists, and policymakers have hailed ecosystem-based management (EBM) as a remedy for the perceived shortcomings of the centralized, top-down, expert-driven environmental regulatory ... More


The Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan and Ranch Conservation in Pima County, Arizona

Thomas E. Sheridan

in Stitching the West Back Together: Conservation of Working Landscapes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226165684
eISBN:
9780226165851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165851.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Pima County administrators in southern Arizona designed the Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan (SDCP) to promote ranch conservation, protection of critical habitats and biological corridors, riparian ... More


The Extended Massacre of Migrants: Exposure-Related Deaths in the Arizona Sonoran Desert

Cate E. Bird

in Massacres: Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781683400691
eISBN:
9781683400813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400691.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

This chapter examines the large scale death of migrants in southern Arizona and the reasons why this should be viewed as an extended massacre. This mass violence against migrants is perpetrated by ... More


Mexico

Charlotte Adelman and Bernard L Schwartz

in Prairie Directory of North America: The United States, Canada, and Mexico

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195366945
eISBN:
9780190267759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195366945.003.0041
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter provides a historical background of Mexico's prairies followed by a list of prairies in alphabetical order. Each site is briefly described, followed by symbols showing site features, a ... More


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