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App, Brian. 2004. Rural Reforestation Projects in Touroua, Northern Cameroon.

Baker, Loretta. 2012. Modeling Risk of Hunting Pressure on Large Mammals in Northwestern Argentina.

Berg, Jodi. 2007. The Carnivore Assemblage of La Payunia Reserve, Patagonia, Argentina: Dietary Niche, Prey Availability, and Selection.

Booth, Doug. 2001. The Golden Guipil: A Story of the Endangered Pokomchi Maya and the Golden-Cheeked Warbler (Guatemala).

Bonham, Curan. 2006. Biodiversity and Conservation of Sierra Chinaja: A Rapid Assessment of Biophysical, Socioeconomic and Management Factors in Alta Verapaz, Guatemala.

Brient, Thaden. 2006. The Sustainability of Commercial Woodcraft Production in the Community of Mision Chaquena, Argentina: A Preliminary Assessment.

Brown, Michele. 1998. Swidden Agriculture and an Intensified Rice Cultivation Program at Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar.

Calero, Colleen. 1998. The History and Importance of Guinea Pig Production for the Indigenous People of the Peruvian Andes.

Canepa, Sarah. 2007. Finding Place in Paraguay: Rethinking the Placement of Peace Corps Volunteers.

Carey, Hal. 2004. Analyzing Implementation of the Natural Forest Protection Plan in China.

Clark, Paul. 2008. Social Capital and Vanua: Challenges to Governance Development in a Community-Based Natural Resource Management Project in Cuvu Tikina, Fiji Islands

Caniago, I. 1996. The Ecology, Use and Local Knowledge of Medicinal Plants in Nanga Juoi, Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Daley, Brian. 1999. A Guide to Important Forestry Tree Species Native to the Atlantic Slope of Costa Rica.

Dorji, Wangchuk. 2011. Opportunities and Constraints toCommunity Forests for Local Income Generation and Livelihood: A Case Study ofFour Community Forest in Bumthang District, Bhutan.

Egans, Tamara. 2003. The Price Beyond the Pump: Social, Economic and Environmental Effects of United States Oil Development in Ecuador.

Finch, Jocelyn. 2006. Co-management at a Crossroads: Exploring Local and National Influence on Marine Protected Areas in Southern Belize.

Foster, Dana. 2012. From Crop to Cup: The Plight of Coffee.

Green, Stuart. 2005. Emerging Biodigester Technology in Honduras: Biophysical Processes and Operation.

Gritzner, Jason. 2003. Land Cover/Land Use Dynamics in the Taquina Watershed, Cochabamba, Bolivia: 1968-2001.

Guevara, M. 1999. The Abundance and Population Structure of Some Economically Important Trees of Piedras Blancas National Park, Costa Rica.

Handler, S. 2007. First-Year Growth and Survival of Habitat Revegetation Trials on the Lower Colorado River, Mexico.

Herbeck, Journey. 2004. Cultivating Student Internal Locus of Control Using Participatory Rural Appraisal in Villa Santa, Honduras.

Heyn, Joslin. 2003. Migration and Development on Niue Island.

Hoffa, Erica. 1997. Early Dry Season Biomass Burning in the Dambo and Miombo of Zambia.

Horcher, Andy. 2000. Stand Dynamics of Cinnamomum burmannii, an Invasive Tree, in O’ahu, Hawaii.

Hoyt, Pelah. 2005. Factors that Contribute to Cloud Forest Conservation in Southern Ecuador.

Jackson, Noah. 2007. Knowledge and Use of Native Trees by Local Forest Users: Implications for a Philippine Protected Area

Karsner, Jennifer. 1999. Biophysical Differences between Primary Forest and Traditional Hillside Farms in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia.

Krueger, Werner. 2003. Effects of Future Crop Tree Flagging and Skid Trail Planning on Conventional Diameter-limit Logging in a Bolivian Tropical Forest.

Lehman, Ashley. 2009. Assessing Ethnobotanical Knowledge and Resources to Develop a Sustainable Management Plan for the Lokaro Reserve in Southeast, Madagascar.

Laughlin, Sarah. 2000. Avian Seed Dispersal of Cinnamomum burmannii in Nuuanu Valley, O’ahu, Hawaii and its Implications for Alien Species Invasion.

Lenches, Christine. 1998. Environmental Education in Hungary: Constraints and Limitations.

Namgyel, Ugyen. 2011. Governance of Community-based ecotourism in Bhutan: A Case Study of Nabji Trial in Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park.

Maroney, Ryan. 2003. Argali (Ovis ammon) Conservation in Western Mongolia and the Altai-Sayan.

McCarthy, Shane. 1997. South American Camelids: A Sustainable Use Alternative for Pastoralists in the Paramo Grassland of Ecuador.

Miersma, Erika. 2010. Movements, Activity Range, Habitat Use and Conservation of the Jamaican (Yellow ) Boa, Epicrates Subflavus.

Mildenstein, Tammy. 2002. Habitat Selection of Endemic and Endangered Large Flying Foxes (Pteropus vampyrus and Acerodon jubatus) Using Radio Telemetry: Targeting Conservation Efforts in Subic Bay, Philippines.

Miller, Kassi. 2008. Evaluating the design and management of community-based ecotourism project in Guatemala.

Moler, Robert. 2003. PLANT: People Learning and Nurturing Trees.

Moline, Anna. 2001 Development of a School Gardening Environmental Education Curriculum for Rural Paraguayan Schools.

Notin, Kimberly. 2006. Learning to Change and Changing Learning in Environmental Management: A Case Study of the Kaw Nature Reserve in French Guiana.

Olson, Garrett. 2007. Forests and Farming: An Analysis of Rural Livelihood Programs for Poverty Reduction in Eastern Zambia.

Olson, Mark. 2005. Corn/Cattle/CARE: Farm Tree Agroforestry Practices in Saraguro, Ecuador.

Owens, Nathan. 2012. Core Selection by Wolf Packs in a Human-Dominated Landscape:  A Case Study in the Mountains of Southern Poland.

Petersen, Monica. 1998. To “Be” or “Be Empowered” An Evaluation of an Agroforestry Project in El Salvador.

Potenza, Sarah. 2007. Action-Oriented Sustainable Agricultural Education: Attitudes Towards Nutrition and Agricultural Practices in Guaimaca, Honduras.

Quandt, Amy 2010. Agroforestry Potential on Household Lands Outside the Mt. Hanang National Forest Reserve, Tanzania: Forest Conservation and Livelihood Implications

Ritchotte, George. 2003. Community Forest Management in Tsitongambarika Forest Reserve, Madagascar.

Roberts, Kim. 2011. Evaluating Community Forestry in Huai Lu Luang, Thailand.

Schwartz, Benjamin. 2011. A Case Study of Problems and Possibilities in the Establishment of a Guide Training Institute in Uttarakhand, India.

Seagle, Jason. 2008. Agricultural Certifications and Beekeeping: Lessons from an Apicultural Cooperative in Northeastern El Salvador, Central America.

Sheffy, John. 2005. Attempts at Participatory Forest Management in the Ghana-Togo Highlands.

Snyder, Jennifer. 2001. Working with Community-based Organizations to Develop Nature Tourism: A Case Study from the Tropical Lowlands of Bolivia.

Stier, Sam. 2003. Dietary Habits of Two Threatened Co-roosting Flying Foxes (Megachiroptera), Subic Bay, Philippines.

Tawes, Robert. 1998. An Evaluation of Rancher Interest and On-Farm Performance of Two Indigenous Tree Species (Albizia guachapele and Samanea saman) in Guanacaste, Costa Rica.

Toth, Justina. 2007. Assessment of Potential Agroforestry Systems for Kafuta: A Village in the Western Division of the Gambia.

Vermilye, Karin. 2004. Vitellaria paradoxa and the Feasibility of a Shea Butter Project in Northern Cameroon.

Wangchuk, Sangay. 2011. Fuelwood Consumption and Production in Alpine Bhutan:  A Case Study of Resource Use and Implications for Conservation and Management in Wangchuck Centennial Park. Full

Ward, Alicia. 2012. Composition, Distribution, and Conservation of the Herpetofauna of Santa Barabara Mountain, Honduras.

Woitas, Dale. 2002. Fire in the Mountains: Campesino and Natural Resource Manager Perspectives on Agro-pastoral Burning and Forest Fires in Honduras.

Zaret, Kyla. 2011. Distribution, Use and Cultural Meanings of Ciprés de las Guaitecas in the Vicinity of Caleta Torel, Chile.


Other publications

Bonham, C., et al. 2008. Protecting imperiled ‘‘paper parks’’: potential lessons from the Sierra Chinaja´, Guatemala. Biodiversity and Conservation 17:1581-1593.

Caniago, I. and S.F. Siebert. 1998. Medicinal plant ecology, knowledge, and conservation in Kalimantan, Indonesia. Economic Botany 52:229-250.

Guevara, M. and S.F. Siebert. 2001. The abundance and population structure of some economically important trees of Piedras Blancas National Park, Costa Rica. Brenesia 55-56:69-80.

Krueger, Werner. 2004. Effects of future crop tree flagging and skid trail planning on
conventional diameter-limit logging in a Bolivian tropical forest
. Forest Ecology
and Management 188:381-393.

Maroney, Ryan. 2005. Conservation of argali (Ovis ammon) in Mongolia and the Altai-
Sayan
. Biological Conservation 121:231-241.

Maroney, Ryan. 2004. Altai argali (Ovis ammon ammon) surveys in Mongolia’s Siilkhemiin Nuruu National Park. Mongolian Journal of Biological Sciences 1:33-36.

Mildenstein, T.M., S.C. Stier, C.E. Nuevo-Diego, and L. Scott Mills. 2005. Habitat selection of endangered and endemic large flying-foxes in Subic Bay, Philippines. Biological Conservation 126:93-102.

Stier, S.C. and T.L. Mildenstein. 2005. Dietary habits of the world’s largest bats: the Philippine flying foxes, Acerodon jubatus and Pteropus vampyrus lanensis. Journal of Mammalogy 86:719-728.

Tawes, R. and S.F. Siebert. 2003. Rancher interest and on-pasture performance of Pseudosamanea guachapele and Samanea saman (Mimosaceae) in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Brenesia 59-60:83-86.