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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2000)

Document title

From hunter to conservationist : Carlos Solana, a pioneering, visionary farmer living in the Highland Forests of Costa Rica

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

SOLANO C. ; AGUILAR RAMIREZ X. ;

Abstract

Story of Carlos Solana, a 46 years old who lives in El Jaular, which is in the Cerro de la Muerte sector of the Talamanca Mountain Range in Costa Rica. Formely a hunter and plunderer of the forest, he now helps conserve the forest and has become a prominent breeder of trout fingerlings. His transformation stemmed from concern over species' disapperances, conversations with friends, and his family now receive some 250 foreign students per year at the Cuericí Biological Station that he founded with friends. - (SLD)

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Mountain research and development / ISSN 0276-4741

Editor : United Nations University, Tokyo - JAPON (1981)

Millesime : 2000, vol. 20, no2 [pp. 118-121]

Collation : Illustration ;

Language

Anglais

Localisation

Laboratoire INTERGEO - Paris

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 27286

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