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Land use planning around protected areas: Case studies in four state parks in the Atlantic forest region of southeastern Brazil
The creation of buffer zones (BZs) around protected areas (PAs) has been proposed as a way to conciliate the effective protection of biodiversity and human occupation in surrounding areas. In this study, we seek to discuss ...
Using benefits and costs estimations to manage conservation: Chile’s protected areas
(Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2016-01)
Despite the relevance of protected areas as biodiversity conservation tools, indicators of cost-benefit analysis of both public and private protected areas has been scarce in the literature. In this paper, we estimate and ...
Land use changes in protected areas and their future: The legal effectiveness of landscape protection
(Elsevier Sci LtdOxfordInglaterra, 2014)
Lianas, fetos arborescentes e espécies de sub-bosque: Indicadores do estado de conservação da Mata Atlântica brasileira
Indicators are applied faster and at lower costs than conventional surveys, providing quick and efficient responses that can facilitate protected areas management. Our aim was to select indicators from vegetation to monitor ...
Marine Protected Areas in Brazil: An ecological approach regarding the large marine ecosystems
The objective of this study was to address the importance of implementing Coastal and Marine Protected Areas in Brazil and to examine their distribution, based on the delimitation of Large Marine Ecosystems. Out of a total ...
Groundwater protection using vulnerability maps and wellhead protection area (WHPA). A case study in México
(Water Resources Management, 2016)
Determining the Feasibility of Establishing New Multiple-Use Marine Protected Areas in Chile
(National Center for Biotechnology Information, 2015)
Determining the Feasibility of Establishing New Multiple Use Marine Protected Areas in Chile
(School of Business and Economics, Universidad del Desarrollo, 2015)
This paper evaluates the feasibility of establishing a Multiple Use Marine Protected Area. The methodology was applied to evaluate three proposed sites in Chile with diverse conservation needs, social stress and poverty ...