A Long-term Perspective on Biodiversity and Marine Resource Exploitation in Fiji's Lau Group1
作者: Jones, Sharyn
刊名: Pacific Science, 2009, Vol.63 (4), pp.617-648
来源数据库: ProQuest Journal
英文摘要: I present research investigating biodiversity and human interaction with the local environment through three perspectives on diverse islands in Fiji's Lau Group. First, I generated long-term data on marine diversity and exploitation through zooarchaeological analyses of fauna from sites spanning the region's prehistoric human occupation. The study areas are representative of regional fauna and local geographic variation in island size and structure. Each island also varies in terms of human occupation and degree of impacts on marine and terrestrial environments. Second, my ethnographic work recorded modern marine exploitation patterns by Lauan communities. Third, marine biological surveys documented living faunas. Together this information is used to explore the marine environment over...
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