Lacandon Maya Ecosystem Management: Sustainable Design for Subsistence and Environmental Restoration

Diemont, S.A. and J.F. Martin

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The effects on biodiversity and soil ecology coupled with productivity for agricultural subsistence indicate that Lacandon TEK may offer tools for environmental conservation that would provide for a family’s basic needs while maintaining a biodiverse rain forest ecosystem. Tools such as these may offer options for regional restoration and conservation efforts such as the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor in Mexico and Central America, where attainment of environmental goals must include methods to provide resources to local inhabitants.

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Peer-reviewed Article

Ecological Applications