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An analysis of the joint adoption of water conservation and soil conservation in Central Chile
(ELSEVIER SCI LTD, THE BOULEVARD, LANGFORD LANE, KIDLINGTON, OXFORD OX5 1GB, OXON, ENGLAND, 2013)
Energy and hydraulic efficiency in conventional water supply systems
(Elsevier B.V., 2014-02-01)
This paper presents the state-of-the-art approaches to energy (electricity) and hydraulic efficiency and conservation in conventional water supply systems, providing an overview of energy efficiency and conservation ...
The first Brazilian municipal initiative of payments for environmental services and its potential for soil conservation
(Elsevier B.V., 2014-05-01)
It has become evident that policies aimed at mitigating the growing water resources and water use conflicts in Brazil are crucial. The municipality of Extrema in Minas Gerais state in Brazil pioneered the first Brazilian ...
Zonification in watersheds to implement incentive policies for the conservation and restoration of ecosystems. Case River Watershed Buena Vista, Ecuador
(Univ Valle, 2016-01-01)
This study aims at developing and implementing of a methodology for territorial zoning with emphasis on conservation and restoration of ecosystems in Ecuador's political and environmental context, having as a reference the ...
Avaliação da importância da unidade de conservação na preservação da diversidade de Chironomidae (Insecta: Diptera) no córrego Vargem Limpa, Bauru, Estado de Sáo Paulo
This study evaluated the water quality of the Vargem Limpa stream and tested the hypothesis that protected stretches of the aquatic system, located within a conservation unit, favor the preservation of the diversity of ...
Manejo: agua, um recurso estrategico.
(Cultivar, Pelotas, v.2, n.17, p.48-49, jun. 2000., 2012)
Controle de erosão em estradas rurais não pavimentadas, utilizando sistema de terraceamento com gradiente associado a bacias de captação
The agricultural unpaved roads are important road structures for the economic and social agricultural development of the Nation, and the erosion provoked by rain water in the road bed and sides are closely related to bad ...
Prosopis tamarugo Phil.: a native tree from the Atacama Desert groundwater table depth thresholds for conservation
(Sociedad de Biología Chile, 2015)
Prosopis tamarugo Phil. is a legume tree native to the Atacama Desert, Chile. Tamarugo has physiological characteristics that are highly adapted to extreme life conditions in the Pampa del Tamarugal. Null precipitation ...
The impact of climate change on the water sector in the Caribbean
(ECLAC, Subregional Headquarters for the Caribbean, 2015)