Science and Conservation in the Galapagos Islands

Frameworks & Perspectives

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-5793-0 (Print) 978-1-4614-5794-7 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii

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    Pages 1-22

    Science and Conservation in the Galapagos Islands

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    Pages 23-48

    Changing Views of the Galapagos

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    Pages 49-67

    Perspectives for the Study of the Galapagos Islands: Complex Systems and Human–Environment Interactions

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    Pages 69-85

    The Socioeconomic Paradox of Galapagos

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    Pages 87-104

    Environmental Crisis and the Production of Alternatives: Conservation Practice(s) in the Galapagos Islands

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    Pages 105-125

    The Double Bind of Tourism in Galapagos Society

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    Pages 127-140

    The Evolution of Ecotourism: The Story of the Galapagos Islands and the Special Law of 1998

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    Pages 141-153

    People Live Here: Maternal and Child Health on Isla Isabela, Galapagos

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    Pages 155-172

    Characterizing Contemporary Land Use/Cover Change on Isabela Island, Galápagos

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    Pages 173-184

    Investigating the Coastal Water Quality of the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

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    Pages 185-198

    Research in Agricultural and Urban Areas in Galapagos: A Biological Perspective

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    Pages 199-215

    A Geographical Approach to Optimization of Response to Invasive Species

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    Pages 217-235

    From Whaling to Whale Watching: Cetacean Presence and Species Diversity in the Galapagos Marine Reserve

  15. Back Matter

    Pages 237-243