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The problem of snares

Vernon Reynolds

in The Chimpanzees of the Budongo Forest: Ecology, Behaviour and Conservation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198515463
eISBN:
9780191705656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515463.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Of the 49 non-infant chimpanzees in the community, 16 have injuries resulting from being caught in snares. The background to snaring is described: local hunters set snares in the forest to catch ... More


The Kasokwa Forest chimpanzees: a breakdown of trust

Vernon Reynolds

in The Chimpanzees of the Budongo Forest: Ecology, Behaviour and Conservation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198515463
eISBN:
9780191705656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515463.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

To the south of the main block of the Budongo Forest is a forest outlier which follows the course of the Kasokwa river, running between sugarcane fields. In this outlier lives a community of 15 ... More


The future of Budongo's chimpanzees and of the chimpanzees of Uganda as a whole

Vernon Reynolds

in The Chimpanzees of the Budongo Forest: Ecology, Behaviour and Conservation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198515463
eISBN:
9780191705656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515463.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Illegal pit-sawing, snaring, and population pressure are the main threats facing the chimpanzees of the Budongo Forest today. Population pressure is linked to the growth of agribusiness, in ... More


Takin’ It to the Courts: Legal Services, the UFW, and the Battle for the Worst Jobs in the World

Cindy Hahamovitch

in No Man's Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691102689
eISBN:
9781400840021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691102689.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details the conflict between domestic workers and guestworkers as the United Farm Workers of America (UFW), with the Florida Rural Legal Services, became involved in a struggle for “the ... More


From King Cane to the Last Sugar Mill: Agricultural Technology and the Making of Hawaii's Premier Crop

C. Allan Jones and Robert V. Osgood

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840006
eISBN:
9780824868635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840006.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Sugarcane arrived in Hawai‘i with the Polynesian settlers, and sugar grew into an important industry in the mid-1800s. By the early twentieth century Hawai‘i had become a world leader in sugarcane ... More


From Everglades to Sugar Bowl and Back Again?

in Raising Cane in the 'Glades: The Global Sugar Trade and the Transformation of Florida

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226349503
eISBN:
9780226349480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226349480.003.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter focuses on the political struggles over the ecological “restoration” of the Everglades, describing the criticisms leveled against the sugar industry for the negative environmental impact ... More


Ethanol: A Renewable Energy Type

Paul F. Meier

in The Changing Energy Mix: A Systematic Comparison of Renewable and Nonrenewable Energy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190098391
eISBN:
9780190098421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190098391.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

This chapter examines the use of biomass to make ethanol, or bioethanol, as a transportation fuel. Biomass is defined as any organic material that can be used as a fuel. However, in the United States ... More


The Landscape Legacies of Sugar and Rum: An Historical-Ecological Perspective from Betty’s Hope

Suzanna M. Pratt, E. Christian Wells, and Anthony R. Tricarico

in An Archaeology and History of a Caribbean Sugar Plantation on Antigua

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401285
eISBN:
9781683401735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401285.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The environmental legacies of sugarcane cultivation at Betty’s Hope were created over a period of three hundred years and involved massive transformations to the landscape. In this chapter, ... More


The Zona da Mata Aflame: Political Upheaval, Strikes, and Fire

Thomas D. Rogers

in The Deepest Wounds: A Labor and Environmental History of Sugar in Northeast Brazil

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834336
eISBN:
9781469603902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899588_rogers.10
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines variability across the cane zone and explores a key theme of many discourses from the period: fire. After describing its material realities and the process of its ... More


Nothing but Commercial Feudalism: California's Hawaiian Empire

Jessica B. Teisch

in Engineering Nature: Water, Development, and the Global Spread of American Environmental Expertise

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834435
eISBN:
9781469603513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807878019_teisch.9
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter focuses on the case of Hawaii. Like California, Australia, and South Africa, the case of Hawaii shows how technical and capitalist growth guided infrastructural development in the late ... More


The Deepest Wounds: A Labor and Environmental History of Sugar in Northeast Brazil

Thomas D. Rogers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834336
eISBN:
9781469603902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899588_rogers
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book traces social and environmental changes over four centuries in Pernambuco, Brazil's key northeastern sugar-growing state. Focusing particularly on the period from the end of slavery in 1888 ... More


Sugar in Iberia

William D. Phillips

in Tropical Babylons: Sugar and the Making of the Atlantic World, 1450-1680

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807828755
eISBN:
9781469603667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895627_schwartz.6
Subject:
History, Latin American History

For thousands of years, the Iberian Peninsula has supported fields of sugarcane, and sugar became a marginal product in the Mediterranean. This chapter surveys sugar in Iberia, including the Islamic ... More


A Commonwealth within Itself: The Early Brazilian Sugar Industry, 1550–1670

Stuart B. Schwartz

in Tropical Babylons: Sugar and the Making of the Atlantic World, 1450-1680

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807828755
eISBN:
9781469603667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895627_schwartz.10
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the introduction of sugarcane and the beginnings of the sugar industry in Brazil from 1550–1670. It begins with an overview of the Brazilian sugar economy and the expansion of ... More


Maharashtra and the Politics of Selective Rural Development

Sunila S. Kale

in Electrifying India: Regional Political Economies of Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804787963
eISBN:
9780804791021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787963.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter analyzes the politics of electrification in Maharashtra, which provides the strongest example of how a politicized peasantry wielded the instruments of democratic institutions and an ... More


Securing Sugar, Draining the 'Glades

in Raising Cane in the 'Glades: The Global Sugar Trade and the Transformation of Florida

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226349503
eISBN:
9780226349480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226349480.003.0003
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter explains an apparent economic contradiction: the transformation of the Everglades into an agro-industrial complex for sugarcane at great ecological and monetary cost during a period of ... More


The Cold War Heats up the Nation's Sugar Bowl

in Raising Cane in the 'Glades: The Global Sugar Trade and the Transformation of Florida

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226349503
eISBN:
9780226349480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226349480.003.0005
Subject:
History, Environmental History

In the context of the Cold War, the 1959 Cuban Revolution produced a profound historical shift in the economic geography of U.S. sugar sourcing. This chapter concentrates on the years immediately ... More


The Ofensiva Revolucionaria and the Zafra De Los Diez Millones: Inducing Popular Euphoria, Fraying Fidelismo

Lillian Guerra

in Visions of Power in Cuba: Revolution, Redemption, and Resistance, 1959-1971

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835630
eISBN:
9781469601519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837368_guerra.14
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses Fidel Castro's economic reforms called “La Ofensiva Revolucionaria.” These reforms are aimed at rectifying the ideological backsliding among loyal citizens that Fidel blamed ... More


Depictions of the Horrific “Unseen”: Cuban Creole Religious Practices

Rafael Ocasio

in Afro-Cuban Costumbrismo: From Plantations to the Slums

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041643
eISBN:
9780813043913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041643.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores the complex development of Black religious beliefs in both rural settings and in urban all-Black institutions. Costumbrista documentation of these beliefs shows clearly that ... More


Florida Sugar, Oranges, and Tomatoes

Philip Martin

in Importing Poverty?: Immigration and the Changing Face of Rural America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300139174
eISBN:
9780300156003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139174.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter considers the role of immigrant workers in harvesting Florida's sugarcane, oranges, and tomatoes. It discusses how urbanization, freezes and trade slowed sugar harvest mechanization and ... More


Industry Growth and Labor Unrest—1898 to 1929

C. Allan Jones and Robert V. Osgood

in From King Cane to the Last Sugar Mill: Agricultural Technology and the Making of Hawaii's Premier Crop

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840006
eISBN:
9780824868635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840006.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The period after annexation saw rapid industry growth. HC&S’s Puʻunēnē factory was the largest and most modern in the world, and in 1908 East Maui Irrigation was formed to deliver water to the ... More


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