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Agricultural intensification alters bat assemblage composition and abundance in a dynamic Neotropical landscape
The recent trend of agricultural intensification in tropical landscapes poses a new threat to biodiversity conservation. Conversion of previously heterogeneous agricultural landscapes to intensive plantation agriculture ...
El enfoque de medios de vida combinado con la indagación apreciativa para analizar la dinámica de la cobertura arbórea en fincas privadas: el caso de Costa Rica
Se propone mostrar que es factible estudiar la complejidad de la dinámica arbórea en fincas privadas en tres zonas agrícolas de Costa Rica. Con este fin, se aplicó la combinación de enfoques de capitales de la comunidad y ...
Human pressure on water quality and water yield in the upper Grijalva river basin in the Mexico-Guatemala border
Forest ecosystems are major providers of high quality water and contribute to maintain a better distribution of base flows during the year. However, these environmental services have been adversely affected by human pressure ...
Operation of the EWS in the city of Matagalpa, Nicaragua
The city of Matagalpa, due to the geological and morphological features of the territory, exposure to natural phenomena, the degradation of natural resources and rapid population growth, has endangered the welfare of its ...
Mapping climate change adaptive capacity and vulnerability of smallholder agricultural livelihoods in Central America: ranking and descriptive approaches to support adaptation strategies
Climate change is one of the main threats to rural livelihoods in Central America, especially for small and medium-sized farmers. Climate change vulnerability assessment (CCVA) integrates biophysical and socioeconomic ...