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Landscape: From common good to human right
(International Association for the Study of the Commons, 2017)
This paper analyses how the current concept of landscape, which overcomes a scenery-based characterisation and a confinement to classical aesthetics and art, relates to the notions of the common good, commons and commons ...
The historical dimension as a guide-tool identification and reading wine landscape character of Mendoza, Argentina
(IJAER Research Publishing, 2016-03)
The wine landscape of the province of Mendoza is characterized by an integrating heterogeneity and active, own agricultural production activity dynamism. This is considered as a cultural heritage and a provincial collective ...
LandScape Corridors (lscorridors): a new software package for modelling ecological corridors based on landscape patterns and species requirements
Maintaining connectivity is one of the main challenges for biodiversity conservation world-wide. Ecological corridors are important to maintain landscape connectivity, but their efficiency depends on landscape patterns and ...
Landscape evaluation: an environmental management
(SOC BIOLGIA CHILE, 2004)
Social valuation of Mediterranean cultural landscapes: Exploring landscape preferences and ecosystem services perceptions through a visual approach
Mediterranean cultural landscapes have been recognized as multifunctional landscapes that are currently threatened by two opposing trends: rural abandonment and agricultural intensification. Uncovering people's perceptions ...
Variation of the perception of the landscape resource in Southern Chile
(SOCIEDAD BIOLGIA CHILE, 2000)
Evaluating the legacy of landscape history: extinction debt and species credit in bird and small mammal assemblages in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest
There is now an extensive literature on extinction debt following deforestation. However, the potential for species credit in landscapes that have experienced a change from decreasing to expanding forest cover has received ...
Landscape and Health: Connecting Psychology, Aesthetics, and Philosophy through the Concept of Affordance
(Frontiers Media, 2016)
In this paper we address a frontier topic in the humanities, namely how the cultural and natural construction that we call landscape affects well-being and health. Following an updated review of evidence-based literature ...
Agroforestry landscapes and global change: Landscape ecology tools for management and conservation
Forest ecosystems are impacted by multiple uses under the influence of global drivers, and where landscape ecology tools may substantially facilitate the management and conservation of the agroforestry ecosystems. The use ...
A Framework to Optimize Biodiversity Restoration Efforts Based on Habitat Amount and Landscape Connectivity
The effectiveness of ecological restoration actions toward biodiversity conservation depends on both local and landscape constraints. Extensive information on local constraints is already available, but few studies consider ...