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Environmental Reports and Publications - American and (western) Samoa
These are publications related to "Samoan Archipelago 'Humans'" compiled by the park's inventory and monitoring staff as of 2008.

Atlas
Nat'l Park

of Am Samoa

Corals
Nat'l Park

of Am Samoa
Fishes
Nat'l Park

of Am Samoa
Plants
Nat'l Park

of Am Samoa
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Cox, P. 1979. Use of indigenous plants as fish poisons in Samoa. Economic Botany 33(4):397-399. 
   
Cox, P. 1993. Saving the ethnopharmacological heritage of Samoa. Journal of Ethnopharmacological. 38:181-188. 
   
Cox, P. 1994. Wild plants as food and medicine in Polynesia. pp 102-113. In: Etkin N (ed). Eating on the wild wide: the pharmacologic, ecologic and social implications of using noncultigens. Univ of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ. 305 pp. 
   
Dunstan, C., et al. 1997. Evaluation of some Samoan and Peruvian medicinal plants by prostaglandin biosynthesis and rat ear oedema assays. Jour. Ethnopharmacology 57:35-56. 
   
Goodwin, I., et al. 2003. Middle to late Holocene coastal evolution along the south coast of Upolu Island, Samoa. Marine Geology 202:1-16. 
   
Kirch, P. 1982. The Impact of the Prehistoric Polynesians on the Hawaiian Ecosystem. Pacific Science 36(1)1-14. 
   
Kirch, P. 1994. The Wet and Dry; Irrigation and Agricultural Intensification in Polynesia. University of Chicago Press.  
   
Kirch, P. 1997. Historical Ecology in the Pacific Islands; Prehistory Environment and Landscape Change. Yale University Press.  
   
Lewis, N. 1978. Ciguatera in the So Pacific: an analysis of the impact of tropical fish poisoning on health and resource utilization in Pacific Island communities. Dissertation (incomplete rpt). Univ of CA, Berkeley, CA. 8 pp.  
   
Mulipola, A. 1997. An assessment of the subsistence and artisanal inshore fisheries on Savai'i Island, WS. Thesis. Australia Maritime College, Tasmania.  
   
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