Illegal Wildlife Hunting and Trade in Southern Belize: An Assessment of Impacts and Drivers
| Contributor(s):: Blakely Rice
The use of wildlife as a resource is a common practice in all countries around the world, however, illegal activities are contributing to various environmental and social altercations amongst the involved communities and individuals, both directly and indirectly. This has led to the generalized...
Conservation, Captivity, and Whaling: A Survey of Belize Whalewatching Tourists' Attitudes to Cetacean Conservation Issues
| Contributor(s):: Katheryn W. Patterson
With whalewatching activities and associated expenditures increasing annually, governments in coastal countries possess a large vested interest in the continued growth and protection of whale populations and the associated tourism. In 2007 and 2008, a survey investigating...
Selling Conservation? The Role of Volunteer Tourism in Supporting Marine Conservation in Southern Belize
| Contributor(s):: Kathleen Georgia Brander
Volunteer tourism is a rapidly expanding sector advertised as an alternative to conventional tourism and as a way for tourists to contribute to conservation science. This thesis examines a volunteer tourism organization in southern Belize called ReefCI and investigates how multiple stakeholders...
A biogeographical analysis of some relationships between man, land, and wildlife in Belize (British Honduras)
| Contributor(s):: Marvin D Frost
This thesis research consists of an investigation of the human influences on wildlife in Belize. The study was accomplished by the collection and analysis of data with respect to land use, habitat characteristics, and wildlife status in Belize. Requirements and status of many...
Isotopic evidence for Maya patterns of deer and dog use at Preclassic Colha
| Contributor(s):: White, Christine D.