By Takuo Furusawa
This ebook offers an in depth case research of ecological and cultural interactions among the folk and their ordinary setting at Roviana Lagoon, Solomon Islands, a land of wealthy biodiversity. This quantity records the subsistence way of life of the folk and their indigenous ecological wisdom, analyzes the consequences of modern socioeconomic alterations at the humans and surroundings, and proposes destiny instructions for sustainability. The contents were designed to reply to questions similar to, “What varieties of elements have decided no matter if present human activities are sustainable or will bring about a cave in of biocultural variety within the Solomon Islands?”; “How do Solomon Islanders realize nature and biodiversity conservation in conventional methods or less than socioeconomic changes?”; and “How can concord among people and nature be completed within the Solomon Islands below altering socioeconomic conditions?” a really transdisciplinary procedure is utilized, integrating theories of human ecology, quantitative ethnobiology, and folks ecology and strategies of crops surveys, ethnographic fieldwork, distant sensing, and well-being surveys, so one can hyperlink varied domain names of people and the flora and fauna. furthermore, this paintings specializes in the significance of realizing of range not just in common environments, but additionally in human societies, and may be a beneficial resource for plenty of, in particular ecologists, anthropologists, conservation practitioners, and rural improvement planners.