Maya Coast TORCH

Recommended Reading List

(Please note: all of these texts, videos and CD's are in our field library, it is not required that you purchase these, but if you have a strong interest in a particular taxa or discipline you may want a personal copy for the field. Most books are significantly more expensive in Mexico. Some are limited print and distribution and only available in Mexico.)

(1999). Reef Fish Identification: Florida, Caribbean, Bahamas; CD version. Miami, New World Publications.

Alevizon, W. S. (1994). Pisces Guide to Caribbean Reef Ecology. Hawthorne, Lonely Planet Publications.

Bowers, C. A. (2001). Educating for Eco-Justice and Community. Athens, University of Georgia press.

Boyle, P. B. (1993). Fish: An Enthusiast's Guide. Berkeley, University of California Press.

Brown, B. E. (1997). “Coral Bleaching: causes and consequences.” Coral Reefs 16: S129-S138.

Coates, A. G., Ed. (1997). Central America: A Natural and Cultural History. New Haven, Yale University Press.

Coe, M. (1993). The Maya. London, Thames & Hudson.

Cowan, S. (1998). Ancient Sea Turtles: Stranded in a Modern World; VHS Video. San Francisco, Earth Island Institute: Sea Turtle Restoration Project.

Deloach, N. (1999). Reef Fish Behavior: Florida, Caribbean, Bahamas. Jacksonville, New World Publications.

Emmons, L. H. and F. Feer (1997). Neotropical Rainforest Mammals: A Field Guide. Chicago, University of Chicago Press.

Fisher, J. (1995). Mexico: The Rough Guide. London, Rough Guides.

Franz, C. and L. Havens (1992). The People's Guide to Mexico. New York, W.W. Norton & Company.

Garrett, W. (1989). "La Ruta Maya". National Geographic Society: 424-504.

Glynn, P. W. (1993). “Coral reef bleaching: ecological perspectives.” Coral Reefs 12: 1-17.

Greenberg, I. (1977). Guide to Corals & Fishes of Florida, the Bahamas and the Caribbean. Miami, Seahawk Press.

Greenberg, J. and I. Greenberg (1976). The Coral Reef. Miami, Seahawk Press.

Greenbery, J., I. Greenberg, et al. (2000). Mangroves: Trees in the Sea. Miami, Sea Hawk Press.

Grigg, R. W. (1990). “Coral reef environmental science: truth versus the Cassandra syndrome.” Coral Reefs 11: 183-186.

Grigg, R. W. and S. J. Dollar (1990). Natural and anthropogenic disturbance on coral reefs. Coral Reefs. Z. Dubinsky. Amsterdam, Elsevier: 439-452.

Hardin, G. (1968). “The Tragedy of the Commons.” Science 162: 1243-1248.

Henderson, A., G. Galeano, et al. (1995). Field Guide to the Palms of the Americas. Princeton, Princeton University Press.

Hernandez, I. (1999). Cozumel Mexico Coral Reefs. Mexico City, MEXIT.

Howell, S. N. G. and S. Webb (1995). A Guide to the Birds of Mexico and Northern Central America. Hong Kong, Oxford University Press.

Hughes, T. P. “Why Monitor?” .

Humann, P. and N. Deloach (1992). Reef Creature Identification. Jacksonville, New World Publications.

Humann, P. and N. Deloach (1993). Reef Coral Identification. Jacksonville, New World Publications.

Humann, P. and N. Deloach (1994). Reef Fish Indentification: Florida, Caribbean, Bahamas. Jacksonville, New World Publications.

Jackson, J. B. C. (1997). “Reefs since Columbus.” Coral Reefs 16: S23-S32.

Kaplan, E. H. (1982). A Field Guide to Coral Reefs: Caribbean and Florida. Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company.

Kricher, J. (1997). A Neotropical Companion. Princeton, Princeton University Press.

Lee, J. (2000). A Field Guide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of the Maya World: The Lowlands of Mexico, Northern Guatemala, and Belize. Ithaca, Cornell University Press.

Marquez, R. G. and J. J. D. Calderon (1999). Environmental Education Course for Instructors, Diving Guides and Crew, Parque Marino Nacional, Arrecifes de Cozumel. Cozumel, SEMARNAP.

McCay, B. J. and J. M. Acheson, Eds. (1987). The Question of the Commons: The Culture and Ecology of Communal Resources. Tucson, University of Arizona Press.

Noble, J., D. Spitzer, et al. (1999). Mexico: A Travel Survival Kit. Berkeley, Lonely Planet.

Peissel, M. (1963). The Lost World of Quintana Roo. New York, E.P. Duuton & Co., Inc.

Peterson, R. T. and E. L. Chalif (1973). Mexican Birds. Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company.

Reid, F. A. (1997). A Field Guide to the Mammals of Central America and Southeast Mexico. New York, Oxford University Press.

Rutzler, K. and I. C. Feller (1996). “Caribbean mangrove swamps.” Scientific American 3: 94-99.

Simon, J. (1997). Endangered Mexico: An Environment on the Edge. San Francisco, Sierra Club Books.

Simonian, L. (1995). Defending the Land of the Jaguar. Austin, University of Austin Press.

Soule, M. E. and J. Terborgh (1999). Continental Conservation: Scientific Foundations of Regional Reserve Networks. Washington, D.C., Island Press.

Wilson, R. and J. Q. Wilson (1992). Pisces Guide to Watching Fishes: Understanding Coral Reef Fish Behavior. Hawthorne, Lonely Planet Publications.

Wood, R. (1998). “The ecological evolution of reefs.” Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 29: 179-206.

Wright, R. (1991). Time Among the Maya: Travels in Belize, Guatemala, and Mexico. New York, Henry Holt and Company.