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Multi-Ethnic Bird Guide of the Sub-Antarctic Forests of South America

Description: The subantarctic forests of South America are the world’s southernmost forested ecosystems. The birds have sung in these austral forests for millions of years; the Yahgan and Mapuche peoples have handed down their bird stories from generation to generation for hundreds of years. In Multi-ethnic Bird Guide of the Subantarctic Forests of South America, Ricardo Rozzi and his collaborators present a unique combination of bird guide and cultural ethnography. The book includes entries on fifty bird species of southern Chile and Argentina, among them the Magellanic Woodpecker, Rufous-Legged Owl, Ringed Kingfisher, Buff-Necked Ibis, Giant Hummingbird, and Andean Condor. Each bird is named in Yahgan, Mapudungun, Spanish, English, and scientific nomenclature, followed by a description, full color photographs, the bird’s distribution map, habitat and lifestyle, and its history in the region. Each entry is augmented further with indigenous accounts of the bird in history and folklore. “Highly original in its approach of combining information on natural history and biodiversity with information on the region’s human cultural and linguistic diversity.”—Chris Elphick, coauthor of The Sibley Guide to Bird Life and Behavior
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Date: April 15, 2010
Creator: Rozzi, Ricardo
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Press

Comentario: Archipiélago Patagónico. La última frontera

Description: This article offers comment by the author on the Patagonian Archipelago as the Final Frontier, as written about in a book by Matthew B. Martinic titled, 'Patagonia Archipelago. The Final Frontier.
Date: 2005
Creator: Rozzi, Ricardo, 1960-
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

[Review] Infinite Nature

Description: This article reviews the book "Infinite Nature," by R. Bruce Hull.
Date: March 2007
Creator: Rozzi, Ricardo, 1960-
Item Type: Review
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

The road to biocultural ethics

Description: Article discussing biocultural ethics. As a child, Ricardo Rozzi visited indigenous communities in the high Andes with his grandfather and was enchanted by their close relationship with the natural world. Later, he and his wife would return to the region to explore the traditional ecological knowledge of the world's southernmost indigenous people.
Date: May 2011
Creator: Rozzi, Ricardo, 1960- & Massardo, Francisca
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Biocultural conservation in Cape Horn: the Magellanic woodpecker as a charismatic species

Description: This book chapter discusses a research project to promote biocultural conservation in Cape Horn, Chile. In an effort to achieve the goal of transdisciplinary integration, the authors used the strategy of identifying a charismatic species, since doing so serves to motivate people towards biodiversity conservation, to communicate ecological concepts, and to integrate both the ecological and social dimensions of sustainability.
Date: March 11, 2010
Creator: Arango, Ximena; Rozzi, Ricardo, 1960-; Massardo, Francisca & Ibarra, J. Tomás
Item Type: Book Chapter
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Integrando las Ciencias Ecológicas y la Ética Ambiental en la Conservación Biocultural de los Ecosistemas Templados Subantárticos de Sudamérica

Description: This article is in a special issue of Environmental Ethics based on the workshop "Integrating Ecological Sciences and Environmental Ethics: New Approaches to Understanding and Conserving Frontier Ecosystems," held in the temperate sub-Antarctic region of southern Chile, in March 2007.
Date: 2008
Creator: Rozzi, Ricardo, 1960-; Armesto, Juan J., 1953- & Frodeman, Robert
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Integrating Ecological Sciences and Environmental Ethics into Biocultural Conservation in South American Temperate Sub-Antarctic Ecosystems

Description: This article is in a special issue of Environmental Ethics based on the workshop "Integrating Ecological Sciences and Environmental Ethics: New Approaches to Understanding and Conserving Frontier Ecosystems," held in the temperate sub-Antarctic region of southern Chile, in March 2007.
Date: 2008
Creator: Rozzi, Ricardo, 1960-; Armesto, Juan J., 1953- & Frodeman, Robert
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

A Tribute to Carlos Augusto Angel Maya

Description: This article offers a tribute to Carlos Augusto Angel Maya. The authors explain Maya's life and work and his legacy of infinite value for the community of environmental thought in Colombia, in Latin America, and throughout the world.
Date: 2011
Creator: Noguera de Echeverri, Ana Patricia & Rozzi, Ricardo, 1960-
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Ten Principles for Biocultural Conservation at the Southern Tip of the Americas: The approach of the Omora Ethnobotanical Park

Description: This article discusses ten principles for biocultural conservation at the southern tip of the Americas. The article focuses on a case study at the Omora Ethnobotanical Park in Chile.
Date: 2006
Creator: Rozzi, Ricardo, 1960-; Massardo, Francisca; Anderson, Christopher B.; Heidinger, Kurt & Silander, John August, 1945-
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences