4 record(s) found for principle investigator "Kofinas, Gary" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Voices of the Caribou People
Principal Investigator: Kofinas, Gary P
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: This research is a video-based effort to document knowledge of the caribou people about ecological change. The aim is to collect observations, impressions and concerns of the indigenous people about the caribou in form of short documentaries and communicate those voices to other communities, scientists and the general public. This project is being conducted as part of the CARMA - International Pol...


The Impacts of Caribou Co-management Arrangements on Development Activities in Caribou Habitat
Principal Investigator: Kofinas, Gary P
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: The objective of this study is to determine what techniques caribou co-management arrangements are using to address industrial development in caribou ranges, what impacts they are having, and how they may increase their impacts if needed. One of the pervasive threats facing caribou populations is habitat change. Habitat changes may occur due to a variety of reasons, including industrial develo...


Caribou Leaders Project
Principal Investigator: Kofinas, Gary P
Licenced Year(s): 2006
Summary: The proposed project consists of two parts: interviews with elders and knowledgeable hunters about leaders of caribou and their role in directing the movements of the herd, and the completion of a questionnaire by hunters aimed at determining their evaluation of the current Dempster Highway hunting policies of the Yukon and Northwest Territories. Six to ten individuals will be interviewed on this...


Community development in Porcupine caribou co-management
Principal Investigator: Kofinas, Gary P
Licenced Year(s): 1994
Summary: The aim of this project is to analyze the participation of community members in decision-making for the purposes of co-managing the Porcupine caribou herd. The study will examine the costs and benefits of community involvement, the role of information and communication in decision-making, and the effectiveness of this management system in meeting community needs. The study will include the commu...


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