Flora Lu            Publications

Wendy Wolford, Flora Lu, and Gabriela Valdivia. "Environmental Crisis and the Production of Alternatives: Conservation Practice(s) in the Galapagos Islands." Chapter in press in the edited volume, Social, Terrestrial and Marine Interactions in the Galapagos Islands--Frameworks and Perspectives (Carlos Mena and Stephen Walsh, eds.), Springer.

Flora Lu, Gabriela Valdivia, and Wendy Wolford. Forthcoming. “Social Dimensions of 'Nature at Risk' in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador.” Conservation and Society.

Flora Lu. “Petroleum Extraction, Indigenous People and Environmental Injustice in the Ecuadorian Amazon.” International Environmental Justice: Competing Claims and Perspectives (Frederick Gordon and Gregory Freeland, eds.), Hertfordshire, UK: ILM Publishers. Pp. 71-95. (2012)

Flora Lu, Richard E. Bilsborrow and Ana Isabel Oña. Modos de Vivir y Sobrevivir: Un Estudio Transcultural de Cinco Etnias en la Amazonia Ecuatoriana. Quito, Ecuador: Abda Yala. (2012)

Levi, Taal, Flora Lu, Douglas Yu, and Marc Mangel. "The Behavior and Diet Breadth of Central-Place Foragers: An Application to Human Hunters and Neotropical Game Management. Evolutionary Ecology Research 13: 171-185. (2011)

Mark Sorensen, Flora Lu, Kelly Houck, Ana Oña, Kati Álvarez, David Hidrobo, Citlali Doljanin, Dayuma Alban. "A Cross Cultural Study of Integration to the Market and Indigenous Health in the Ecuadorian Amazon." American Journal of Human Biology 23: 278. (2011)

Flora Lu and Ciara Wirth. “Conservation Perceptions, Common Property, and Cultural Polarization among the Waorani of Ecuador’s Amazon.” Human Organization 70(3): 233-243. (2011)

Flora Lu and Richard Bilsborrow. "A Cross-Cultural Analysis of Human Impacts on the Rainforest Environment in Ecuador," in Cincotta, R.P. and L.J. Gorenflo (eds.), Human Population: Its Influences on Biological Diversity. Berlin: Springer Verlag. Pp. 127-151.  (2011)

Flora Lu. “Patterns of Indigenous Resilience in the Amazon: A Case Study of Huaorani Hunting in Ecuador.” Journal of Ecological Anthropology 14(1): 5-21. (2011)

Caitlin Doughty, Flora Lu, and Mark Sorensen. “Crude, Cash and Culture Change: The Huaorani of Amazonian Ecuador.” Consilience, the Journal of Sustainable Development 3(1): 18-32. (2010)

Flora Lu, Clark Gray, Carlos Mena, Richard Bilsborrow, Jason Bremner, Alisson Barbieri, Chris Erlien, and Steve Walsh. “Contrasting Colonist and Indigenous Impacts on Amazonian Forests.” Conservation Biology 24(3): 881-885. (2010)

Flora Lu. “The Conservation Catch-22: Indigenous Peoples and Cultural Change.” In Human Ecology: Contemporary Research and Practice. Edited by Daniel Bates and Judith Tucker. New York: Springer. Pp. 79-88. (2010)

Flora Lu, Brandie Fariss, Richard Bilsborrow. “Gendered Time Allocation of Indigenous Peoples in the Ecuadorian Amazon.” Ethnology 48(3): 239-268. (2009)

Jason Bremner, Richard E. Bilsborrow, Caryl Feldacker, and Flora Lu. “Fertility Beyond the Frontier: Indigenous Women, Fertility, and Reproductive Practices in the Ecuadorian Amazon.” Population Environment 30(3): 93-113. (2009)

Flora Lu and Richard Bilsborrow. "A Cross-Cultural Analysis of Human Impacts on the Rainforest Environment in Ecuador: Preliminary Results from the Ethnographic Study," in Cincotta, R.P. and L.J. Gorenflo (eds.), Human Population: The Demography and Geography of Homo sapiens and their Influences on Biological Diversity. Berlin: Springer Verlag. (in press)

Clark Gray, Richard Bilsborrow, Jason Bremner, and Flora Lu. "Indigenous Land Use in the Ecuadorian Amazon: A Cross-Cultural and Multilevel Analysis." Human Ecology 36: 97-109. (2008)

Richard E. Bilsborrow, Jason Bremner, Flora Lu Holt and Ana Isabel Oña. El Comportamiento Reproductivo de Poblaciones Indígenas: Un Estudio de la Amazonía

Ecuatoriana.  Quito, Ecuador: UNFPA (United Nations Fund for Population Activities). (2007)

Flora Lu. “Integration into the Market among Indigenous Peoples: A Cross-Cultural Perspective from the Ecuadorian Amazon.” Current Anthropology 48(4): 593-602. (2007).

Flora Lu. “’The Commons’ in an Amazonian Context.” In Donald Nonini, ed. The Global Idea of ‘the Commons’. New York: Berghahn Books. Pp. 41-52. (2007).

Jason Bremner and Flora Lu. “Common Property among Indigenous Peoples of the Ecuadorian Amazon.” Conservation and Society 4(4): 499-521. (2006).

Carlos F. Mena, Alisson Barbieri, Stephen J. Walsh, Christine M. Erlien, Flora Lu, and Richard E. Bilsborrow. “Pressure on the Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve: Development and Land Use/Land Cover Change in the Northern Ecuadorian Amazon.” World Development 34(10): 1831-1849. (2006).

Flora Lu. “’The Commons’ in an Amazonian Context.” Social Analysis 50(3): 187-194. (2006).

Flora L. Holt. “The Catch-22 of Conservation: Indigenous Peoples, Biologists and Culture Change.” Human Ecology 33(2): 199-215. (2005).

Flora L. Holt, Richard E. Bilsborrow, and Ana Isabel Oña. “Demography, Household Economics, and Land and Resource Use of Five Indigenous Populations of the Northern Ecuadorian Amazon: A Summary of Ethnographic Research.” Occasional Working Paper, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. (2004)

Flora Lu. “The Common Property Regime of the Huaorani Indians of Ecuador: Implications and Challenges to Conservation.” Human Ecology 29(4): 425-447. (2001)

Bruce Winterhalder, Flora Lu and Bram Tucker. “Risk-sensitive Adaptive Tactics: Models and Evidence from Subsistence Studies in Biology and Anthropology.” Journal of Archaeological Research 7(4): 301-348. (1999)

Bruce Winterhalder and Flora Lu. “A Forager-Resource Population Ecology Model and Implications for Indigenous Conservation.” Conservation Biology 11(6): 1354-1364. (1997)