versión impresa ISSN 1726-2216
CARO, Claudia; QUINTEROS, Zulema y MENDOZA, Verónika. Identification of conservation indicators for the national Reserve of Junin, Perú . Ecol. apl. [online]. 2007, vol.6, n.1-2, pp. 67-74. ISSN 1726-2216.
The National Reserve of Junin, considered a RAMSAR site is suffering different kinds of problems that are causing worry among local inhabitants. Taking this into consideration and responding to needs of information to help stakeholders in managing this important natural area, a kit of 24 indicators were determined in order to be used in the follow up conservation processes developed in the area. Indicators were built taking into consideration aims and objectives determined by local inhabitants as well as the main characteristics of the Reserve. This was done in order to value state, stress, impact and response of human activities on the most important natural resources and environmental services of this protected natural area. This research pretended to generate a methodology that can link society and environmental parameters using the adaptative ecosystem management framework, which highlights both social values and scientific aspects of the environment.
Palabras llave : Indicators; participative processes; adaptative management; conservation; Nacional Reserve of Junin.