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Community involvement works where enforcement fails: conservation success through community-based management of Amazon river turtle nests

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Community involvement works where enforcement fails: conservation success through community-based management of Amazon river turtle nests https://t.co/d1dwCmrL4w
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Supplemental Information

Community management of nesting areas

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.26843v1/supp-1

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Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Darren Norris conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Fernanda Michalski conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

James P Gibbs conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Field Study Permissions

The following information was supplied relating to field study approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

Permission to collect observational data from river turtle nest-areas was provided by research permit number IBAMA/SISBIO 49632-1 and 49632-2 to DN and FM, issued by the Instituto Chico Mendes de Conservação da Biodiversidade (ICMBio). Interviews with local residents were approved by IBAMA/SISBIO (permits 45034-1, 45034-2, 45034-3) and the Ethics Committee in Research from the Federal University of Amapá (UNIFAP) (CAAE 42064815.5.0000.0003, Permit number 1.013.843).

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

The raw data are provided in the Tables and Figures in the manuscript.

Funding

Funding was provided by the United States National Academy of Sciences and the United States Agency for International Development through the Partnership for Enhanced Engagement in Research (http://sites.nationalacademies.org/pga/peer/index.htm), and award number AID-OAA-A11-00012 to Darren Norris, James P. Gibbs and Fernanda Michalski. Fernanda Michalski received a productivity scholarship from CNPq (Process 301562/2015-6). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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