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Conservation biology in Chile: Are we fulfilling our social contract?
Biodiversity conservation needs to be informed by science. On this regard, scientific efforts ought to be allocated to tackle research priorities; offer sound and explicit advice, and results ought to be translated into ...
Forested habitat preferences by Chilean citizens: Implications for biodiversity conservation in Pinus radiata plantations
The need for conservation outside protected areas has prompted the modifi cation of productive practices to allow the maintenance of wild biota in productive landscapes such as those associated to timber production. Forest ...
Gut size variation among Bufo spinulosus populations along an altitudinal (and dietary) gradient
(Finnish Zoological and Botanical Publishing Board, 2009)
To date, digestive flexibility has been studied in dozens of vertebrate species. However, practically all of these works has ignored the importance of intraspecific physiological variability across populations inhabiting ...
Without a body of evidence and peer review, taxonomic changes in liolaemidae and tropiduridae (Squamata) must be rejected
(Pensoft Publishers, 2019)
In his recent self-published book "Reptiles en Chile", Diego Demangel Miranda presented 13 taxonomic changes for liolaemid and tropidurid lizards. While these could be considered validly published according to the International ...
Translocations and human-carnivore conflicts: Problem solving or problem creating?
Translocation is a non-lethal practice used to manage carnivore-livestock conflicts. Nevertheless, its use has been questioned due to its low success rate and high cost. We performed a literature review to assess the ...
Avifauna local : una herramienta para la conservación, el ecoturismo y la educación ambientalLocal avifauna : a tool for conservation, ecotourism and environmental education
(Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia, 2019)
Agroforestry in China: present state and future potential
(CATIE, Turrialba (Costa Rica), 1997)
In China, major agroforestry systems are estimated to cover 45 million ha. Agrosilviculture is a dominant practice. Aquasilvicultures, e.g. tree-fish-arable crop and tree-fish-livestock systems, are alternatives for land ...
Stone Sculpture Wear: Alteration/Fragmentation Processes and Their Impact on Carving Traces of Tenon Heads of Chavín de Huántar, Peru
(Cambridge University Press, 2019)
The study of the stone sculpture production process is subject to the preservation and visibility of tool traces and surface finishes. In this article it is proposed that the parameters developed in conservation for the ...