Introduction: Biocultural diversity and the participation of local communities in national and global conservation
Claudia Camacho-Benavides, Luciana Porter-Bolland, Isabel Ruiz-Mallén, Susannah McCandless
Section I. A general approach to the context of community-based conservation
Community conservation and ethnoecology: the three dimensions of local-level biodiversity maintenance.
Victor Manuel Toledo Manzur
Conservation and forest communities in Mexico: Experiences, visions and rights.
Section II. Case studies of community conservation
Community Conservation Experiences in Three Ejidos of the Lower Balsas River Basin, Michoacan
Andrés Camou-Guerrero, Tamara Ortiz-Avila, Daniel Ortiz-Avila, Jorge Odenthal
Challenges in ICCA governance: the case of El Cordon del Reten in San Miguel Chimalapa, Oaxaca
Constanza Monterrubio Solís, Helen S. Newing
Local perceptions of conservation initiatives in the Calakmul region.
Luciana Porter-Bolland, Eduardo García-Frapolli, and María Consuelo Sánchez-González
Community conservation in Punta Laguna: a case of adaptive ecotourism management.
Eduardo García-Frapolli, Martha Bonilla-Moheno, Gabriel Ramos-Fernández
Section III. Methodological aspects for understanding and strengthening community conservation
Local participation in community conservation: Methodological contributions.
Isabel Ruiz-Mallén, Antonio de la Peña, María Elena Méndez-Lopez, Luciana Porter-Bolland.
Community-based biodiversity monitoring in Mexico: Current status, challenges and future strategies for collaboration with scientists.
Diana J. Pritchard
Drawing analysis: tools for understanding children's perceptions of community conservation. Roser Maneja Zaragoza, Diego Varga Linde , Marti Boada Junca,
Isabel Ruiz-Mallén, Susannah McCandless, Luciana Porter-Bolland, Claudia Camacho-Benavides
Über den Autor
Luciana Porter-Bolland, PhD
Instituto de Ecología A. C., Red de Ecología Funcional, Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico
Isabel Ruiz-Mallén, PhD
Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain
Claudia I. Camacho-Benavides, MSc
Global Diversity Foundation, Mesoamerican Regional Program, Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico
Susannah R. McCandless, PhD
Global Diversity Foundation, University of Vermont, Department of Geography, Bristol, VT, USA
This book provides an in-depth analysis on community conservation in Mexico. The volume explores vivid examples and case studies that illustrate some of the critical issues at stake, including the participation of local communities in national and global conservation, indigenous and local perceptions of conservation initiatives in Southern Mexico, and challenges in ICCA governance and ecotourism. The book also reviews methodological approaches for understanding and strengthening community conservation, touching upon such topics as community-based biodiversity monitoring and tools for understanding children's perceptions of community conservation.
Written by international experts in the field, Community Action for Conservation: Mexican Experiences is a lively and deep-running resource that offers invaluable stories and analyses of the Mexican experience with conservation.
In-depth resource about community conservation in Mexico
Includes detailed case studies concerning community conservation in Mexico
Fills a very real need for more information about Mexican experiences with community-based conservation and resource management