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The Tangled Web of People, Landscapes, and Protected Areas

Ruth Defries

in Science, Conservation, and National Parks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226422954
eISBN:
9780226423142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226423142.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Protected areas currently comprise a substantial land use and cover 14% of the Earth’s land surface. Their expansion in recent decades, combined with increasing economic growth and aspirations in ... More


Forging Collaborations between Ecology and Historical Ecology

Steven C. Pennings

in The Archaeology and Historical Ecology of Small Scale Economies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042428
eISBN:
9780813043074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042428.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Ecologists and historical ecologists study many of the same questions, seeking to understand interactions between humans, other species, and the environment, but over different time scales. ... More


Food webs with humans: In name only?

Emma C. Fuller

in Effective Conservation Science: Data Not Dogma

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198808978
eISBN:
9780191846687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808978.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter highlights the importance of considering people as integral to foodwebs. Despite extensive recent research on coupled human-natural systems, lacking are models that incorporate human ... More


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