Using the spectacled bear as a conservation tool in the Condor Bioreserve
Ch'oles were among the colonizers in the Lacandon rainforest who were the first to be arbitrarily expropriated when the PRI government assigned lands on which they settled to the Lacandon Indians as part of a bioreserve
. The inhabitants of other settlements joined the Union of Ejidos Quiptic ta Lecubtesel (United by Our Force) to protest the injustice of this act, uniting 75 communities of Ch'oles, Tzotziles, and Tzeltales (Legorreta Diaz 1998:96 et seq.; Perez Chacon 1993).
In the fields of Gale Farm in Orange, oxen are grazing - not quite the same as the cattle that once populated the 71-acre farm, but a better scene than a string of houses along the property that is across the street from where a celebration of the 10th anniversary of the North Quabbin Bioreserve
was held last month.
It's also slightly 'greener' as it is a bioreserve
. Finding good local restaurants is a must for us as I like the children to try out different things.
Networks to Satisfy Multiple, Conflicting Demands." Ecological Applications 9: 741-750.
What other species or intangibles might we lose from the violation of Michoacan's protected bioreserve
Money from CREP will dovetail nicely with TNC's Green River Bioreserve
. TNC will continue to use Service and other restoration funds to continue riparian restoration work, while CREP funding will go only toward habitat protection.
Is the conversion of land from agricultural production to a bioreserve
boon or bane for economic development?
Will Chicago become the world's first urban bioreserve
? It's beginning to look that way.
Section 2, "Strategies for conserving biodiversity," presents case-study-like reports of several management approaches intended to conserve biological diversity, including the bioreserve
approach, gap analysis applications, historical range of variability applications, emphasis-area approach, coarse-filter approach with a species assessment, landscape management planning, and fine-filter adaptive management.
If these [environmental] groups are saying that trees are fundamentally inviolate and sacred, that there should be some bioreserve
that humans should be kept away from, my response is that, no, that's just your particular religious view and you can't force the government to impose that idea."
It trained a corps of volunteers who tramp through the Appalachian backcountry under Irwin's direction, collecting data for bioreserve
maps and proposals that the coalition will use to guide wilderness protection efforts.