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      Biosphere Reserve Information
     

Guatemala

MAYA

 
 
  Brief description   Biological monitoring in the Maya forest
Population dynamics of Crocodylus moreletii
Ecology of bird species
Biology and conservation of parrots
Inventory and abundance of fauna
Population dynamics: fishery pressures in the San Pedro River
Use and management of natural resources
Impacts of recreation and tourism
Implementation of a code for best practices and certification of tourist quality in the biosphere reserve
Conservation through sustainable development
Monitoring of biodiversity: Impacts of subsistence hunting on populations of jaguar and pumas
Diversity of vascular plants in the rainforest and their use
Management of native cyclids in cultivation
Development of the Uaxactún community, based in the project of hunting and conservation of the turkey (Pavo ocelado), in the Uaxactún integrated forestry concession in Flores, Petén
Investigation of harvesting of traditional non-timber forest products such as chicle (Manilkara zapota) and xate (Chamaedorea spp.)
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   n.a.
  Biodiversity   Biodiversity, biology, birds, conservation, degraded areas, ecology, fauna, methodologies, natural resources, plants, population genetics/population dynamics, reptiles, species inventorying/inventory.
  Socio-economic   Aquaculture/Mariculture, fishery/fisheries, hunting, non-timber forest products/ntfp, quality economies, recreation, tourism, traditional practices/ethnology/traditional knowledge.
  Integrated monitoring   Impact and risk studies/Environmental impact, management issues, sustainable development/sustainable use.


Last updated: 3/8/2011

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