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Economic valuation of the ecosystem services provided by the mangroves of the Gulf of Nicoya using a hybrid methodology.
(Elsevier, Ámsterdam (Países Bajos), 2021)
Due to the public good nature of many of mangrove’s ecosystem services, markets for them do not exist and there is limited potential to manage them with conventional markets. Moreover, because of the difficulties in ...
Avifauna asociada a dos cacaotales tradicionales en la región de la Chontalpa
(UAEM, México, 2001)
The positive association between natural vegetation, native coccinellids and functional diversity of aphidophagous coccinellid communities in alfalfa
1. A greater taxonomic and functional diversity of natural enemies in agroecosystems is frequently positively associated with more effective pest control, due to the complementarity of species or traits. But this diversity ...
Making the post-2020 global biodiversity framework a successful tool for building biodiverse, inclusive, resilient and safe food systems for all
(IOP Publishing, Bristol (Reino Unido), 2020-08)
COVID-19 has exposed the vulnerability of our economies to shocks, and it has laid bare deep inequalities in our society that threaten to derail the Sustainable Development Goals. Governments around the world are looking ...
Species interactions across trophic levels mediate rainfall effects on dryland vegetation dynamics
Arid ecosystems are strongly limited by water availability, and precipitation plays a 2 major role in the dynamics of all species in arid regions, as well as the ecosystem processes that 3 occur there. However, understanding ...
Cacao agroforestry systems improve soil fertility: Comparison of soil properties between forest, cacao agroforestry systems, and pasture in the Colombian Amazon
(Elsevier, Ámsterdam (Países Bajos), 2021-01)
The objective of our work was to evaluate soil quality in different cacao agroforestry systems (AFS) in the Colombian Amazon. We compared soil quality of AFS at the study site with soil quality of two control systems: a ...
Applying conservation social science to study the human dimensions of Neotropical bird conservation
As the global human population increases, and many bird populations in the Neotropics and the rest of the world continue to decline, the study of the intersection of humans, birds, and conservation has become more relevant ...
Multidimensional tropical forest recovery
(AAAS, Washington, DC (USA), 2021-12)
Tropical forests disappear rapidly because of deforestation, yet they have the potential to regrow naturally on abandoned lands. We analyze how 12 forest attributes recover during secondary succession and how their ...
Siting Marine Protected Areas with Area Targets Protecting Rural Incomes, Fish Stocks, and Turtles in Costa Rica
With many countries seeking to increase the area conserved in marine protected areas (MPAs) to achieve the Convention on Biodiversity’s protected area targets by 2020, we employ a bioeconomic model to determine which ...