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Publicación revisada por pares
Diciembre 2020
México
Estados Unidos de América

Rangeland management in former tropical rainforest areas may affect ecosystem services. We hypothesized that management practices like burning and overgrazing reduce supporting (soil quality) and consequently also provisioning (forage productivity and quality) and regulating (nutrient cycling) ecosystem services.

Publicación revisada por pares
Diciembre 2020
España
México
Estados Unidos de América

The ejido is an institution of communal land tenure and governance administered by the Mexican government. This paper assesses the current visual appearance of landscapes and implicit land use in ejidal lands on the periphery of Guadalajara, Mexico, using Google Street View (GSV) images tagged for signs of urban distress.

Publicación revisada por pares
Diciembre 2020
Brasil
Chile
Colombia
México
Perú
Filipinas
América del Sur
América central

The urban planning ideas proposed by Jane Jacobs in the 1960s remain relevant to this day, promoting a perspective on the relationship between urban morphology and the community that takes into consideration the experiences of the people themselves in the planning of cities.

Land Journal Volume 9 Issue 11 cover image
Publicación revisada por pares
Noviembre 2020
Puerto Rico
México
Argentina
Brasil
Canadá
Estados Unidos de América
España

Soil quality indexes (SQIs) are very useful in assessing the status and edaphic health of soils. This is particularly the case in the Mediterranean area, where successive torrential rainfall episodes give rise to erosion and soil degradation processes; these are being exacerbated by the current climate crisis.

Land Journal Volume 9 Issue 11 cover image
Publicación revisada por pares
Noviembre 2020
México
Estados Unidos de América

Forests managed by Indigenous and other local communities generate important benefits for livelihood, and contribute to regional and global biodiversity and carbon sequestration goals. Yet, challenges to community forestry remain. Rural out-migration, for one, can make it hard for communities to maintain broad and diverse memberships invested in local forest commons.

Land Journal Volume 9 Issue 11 cover image
Publicación revisada por pares
Noviembre 2020
México
Estados Unidos de América

This paper offers an approach to Yucatecan social reality in terms of entrepreneurship and the process of creating companies dedicated to the production and/or commercialization of agroecological products, considering its contribution to sustainable rural development.

Publicación revisada por pares
Octubre 2020
México
Estados Unidos de América
Noruega
España
Global

This paper estimates global logistic regression and logistic geographically weighted regression (GWR) models of urban growth in the adjacent border cities of Laredo, Texas in the United States and Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas in Mexico, for two time periods from 1985 to 2014.

Publicación revisada por pares
Octubre 2020
México
Estados Unidos de América

This work proposes a methodology whereby the selection of hydrologic and land-use cover change (LUCC) models allows an assessment of the proportional variation in potential groundwater recharge (PGR) due to both land-use cover change (LUCC) and some climate change scenarios for 2050.

Publicación revisada por pares
Octubre 2020
México
Brasil
Chile
Colombia
Perú
Filipinas

Urbanization of the countryside affects rural areas, especially in the immediate surroundings of large cities. Normally, this occurs as an unpromoted process, but in Chile, it is driven by the legal framework. This research focuses on rural residential plots (RRPs) around the capital city, Santiago.

Publicación revisada por pares
Septiembre 2020
Brasil
Colombia
España
Italia
México
Noruega
Puerto Rico
Portugal
Estados Unidos de América
Venezuela

Since the middle of the 20th century, irrigation in the southeast of Spain has displayed significant productive growth based on the intensive use of the scarce water resources in the area and the contribution of river flows from the hydrographic basin of the Tagus River to the hydrographic basin of the Segura River.

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