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Copper distribution in Mediterranean forest ecosystems Distribución del cobre en ecosistemas forestales de tipo Mediterraneo
We have analyzed the distribution of copper concentrations, and the effects of anthropogenic inputs, in the components of two forest ecosystems using a comparative approach. Ecosystem components were defined using a ...
Leaf Fall in a New Forest: ecosystem functioning of stands dominated by an introduced species
(External Scientific Advisory Committe, 2012)
Forest Ecosystems and Civilization An Overview of the Footprint of Modernity in the Exploitation-Conservation Relationship
The main objective of this chapter is to provide an overall assessment of the imprint facilitated by the modern view and some of its concrete expressions (i.e., economic systems) in the profound environmental changes that ...
Contributions of ethnobiology to the conservation of tropical rivers and streams
(John Wiley & Sons LtdChichesterInglaterra, 2008)
Soil seed banks in tropical forest fragments with different disturbance histories in southeastern Brazil
Soil seed banks are considered an important mechanism for natural regeneration in tropical forest ecosystems. This paper investigated the soil seed bank in two semideciduous seasonal tropical forest fragments with different ...
Synergism Between Payments for Water-Related Ecosystem Services, Ecological Restoration, and Landscape Connectivity Within the Atlantic Forest Hotspot
(Sage Publications Inc, 2018-08-08)
Restoration projects designed to promote one ecosystem service may have synergistic benefits to other services. Therefore, bundling them can be an effective way to maximize the return to the investments in programs of ...
Forests and water in South America
(JOHN WILEY AND SONS LTD, 2018)
Payment for Ecosystem Services in the Bolivian Subandean Humid Forest
(Universidad del Desarrollo, 2016-08)
In this paper we show that following good practices for the economic valuation of environmental services has strong implications in the evaluation and design of a Payment for Environmental Services (PES) program. In our ...
Introduction: The Brazilian atlantic forest
The year 2000 marks 500 years of massive destruction for the Brazilian Atlantic Forest, as a consequence of the European colonization of Brazil. Today, the Atlantic Forest is restricted to ca 98,800 km2 of remnants, or 7.6 ...