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Wildlife in Shiretoko and Yellowstone National Parks

Wildlife in Shiretoko and Yellowstone National Parks

'Wildlife in Shiretoko and Yellowstone National Park' provides latest research outcomes and analysis on wildlife and park management from both of these World Natural Heritage Sites.

Contributors including Dale R. McCullough, Charles C. Schwartz, and many other Japanese and American experts offer penetrating insights on co-habitat with bears, reintroduction of extinct species, and possible solutions for expanding Sika deer population. With full English translation.

Contents

 JapaneseEnglish
Gravure  
PrefaceNoriyuki Ohtaishi1204
About the Authors (Japanese and English)33
Explanations of terms (Japanese)11 
Contents12203
Chapter 1Introduction to Yellowstone - Shiretoko National Park Comparison
Dale R. McCullough
13206
Chapter 2   
1.Science Meets Policy in Yellowstone20209
2.Historical View of Shiretoko National Park
Hajime Nakagawa
33221
3.The Northern Yellowstone Elk Herd: Management Actions and Natural Regulation
Peter J. P. Gogan, Thomas O. Lemke, Daniel B. Tyers, Patrick J. White
37224
4.The Shiretoko Sika Deer Herd: Management Policy and Natural Regulation
Koichi Kaji, Hideaki Okada, Masao Kohira, Masami Yamanaka
43229
5.Grizzly Bear Management in Yellowstone National Park: The Heart of Recovery in the Yellowstone Ecosystem
Charles C. Schwartz, Kerry Gunther
56232
6.Controlled Exposure: Demographic Trends, Dispersal Patterns, and Management of Brown Bears in Shiretoko National Park
Masao Kohira, Hideaki Okada, Masami Yamanaka
66238
7.Wolf Restoration in Yellowstone National Park
Douglas Smith, Daniel Stahler, Debra Guernsey, Ed Bangs
73242
8.Extirpation of Wolves in Hokkaido and Possibility of Wolf Reintroduction in Shiretoko National Park
Akiko Kameyama
87254
9.The Mesocarnivores of Yellowstone National Park: Observed and Potential Responses to Wolf Reintroduction
Eric M. Gese
90256
10.Current Status of Mesocarnivores in Shiretoko National Park and the Surrounding Area
Takahiro Murakami, Hideharu Tsukada
98262
11.Ecosystem Research and Modeling in Protected Areas with Large Mammals: Yellowstone as a case study
Michael B. Coughenour
104265
12.Philosophy, Policy, and Conflict at Yellowstone National Park
Michael V. Finley
121276
13.Conservation and Management Policy in Shiretoko National Park
Atsuhiro Yoshinaka
129284
14.Social and Political Problems Related to Wildlife and Park Management in Shiretoko National Park
Masami Yamanaka
133286
Chapter 3Symposium and Excursion
Yuka Kato
153292
Chapter 4Wildlife Management in National Parks and Reserves: A Case Study in Shiretoko159295
1.Summary of Comments at Experts Meeting
Yuka Kato, Masami Yamanaka
160295
2.Wildlife Management in Shiretoko National Park
Dale R. McCullough
165300
3.Future of Shiretoko: a response to the Yellowstone researchers
Masami Yamanaka, Koichi Kaji
175310
Literature Cited (Japanese and English)183183
* Note: Tables and figures are included either in the corresponding Japanese section or in the gravure section.

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