Ethnobiology of Corals and Coral Reefs

Ethnobiology of Corals and Coral Reefs

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319795324
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 03/31/2018
Series: Ethnobiology
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Seeing corals with Darwin’s eyes of reason.- The reef sulphur cycle: influence on climate and ecosystem services.- Symbols at War: The impact of Corallium rubrum in the Indo-Pakistani subcontinent.- Ethnobiology of Corallium rubrum: Protection, healing, medicine, and magic.- Corals and coralline organisms in Seri culture: Traditional and modern uses.- Puka Mai He Ko’a: The significance of corals in Hawaiian culture.- Coral gardens of the Dumo people of Papua New Guinea: a preliminary account.- The catch of Maui: Coral gardens in the past and present of the Tongan islands.- Change in Roviana Lagoon coral reef ethnobiology.- Rocky reefs: Preserving biodiversity for the benefit of the communities in the Aquarium of the World.- Conservation of corals in the Colombian Caribbean.

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