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International Journal of Zoology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 980520, 4 pages
Information Flows in Community-Based Monitoring Exercises in the Ecuadorian Amazon
1Faculty of Life Sciences, The University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
2School of the Environment, Washington State University, Vancouver, WA 98686, USA
3Museo Ecuatoriano de Ciencias Naturales, Quito 17078976, Ecuador
Received 3 February 2012; Accepted 24 May 2012
Academic Editor: Simon Morgan
Copyright © 2012 Johan A. Oldekop et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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