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Climate change and plant dispersal along corridors in fragmented landscapes of Mesoamerica
Climate change is a threat to biodiversity, and adaptation measures should be considered in biodiversity conservation planning. Protected areas (PA) are expected to be impacted by climate change and improving their ...
Synergies and trade-offs between ecosystem services in Costa Rica
Ecosystems services have become a key concept in understanding the way humans benefit from ecosystems. In Costa Rica, a pioneer national scheme of payment provides compensation for forest conservation that is assumed ...
Ecosystem services and hydroelectricity in Central America: modelling service flows with fuzzy logic and expert knowledge
Because ecosystem services are generally not produced and used in the same place, their assessment should consider the flows of services from ecosystems to users. These flows depend on the characteristics and ...
A methodological proposal for the evaluation of farmer's adaptation to climate variability, mainly due to drought in watersheds in Central America
The current study shows the process and the results of a methodology proposed to contribute with the issue of how to evaluate the adaptation to climate variability and future climate change. The proposed methodology consists ...