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Chatty and Colchester - Chapter 22

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Buy and Download Description In this chapter I am concerned with the history of the application of conservation policies to the Lacandon selva located in Chiapas, the south-eastern state of Mexico (see Figure 1). First I will present a short case history of the colonization and attempted conservation of the Lacandon selva in the second half of the twentieth century. Secondly I will mention different conservation paradigms and some of the social agents who deliver their discourses on the human/nature relationship, ecological crisis, Mexican Indian ecology and conservation, and offer my criticism of these discourses. I will argue that the ecological crisis and the loss of biomass of the tropical rainforest is due to the chaotic implementation of the different and, on occasions, incompatible conservation strategies resulting from the clashes of interests of different social actors. In this chapter I am concerned with the history of the application of conservation policies to the Lacandon selva located in Chiapas, the south-eastern state of Mexico (see Figure 1). First I will present a short case history of the colonization a
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