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WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM THE 2020 VOLUNTARY NATIONAL REVIEWS (VNRs) AND THE SDG INDICATORS’ GLOBAL DATABASE?
Informes e investigaciones
Septiembre 2020
Global

In 2015 we celebrated world leaders’ recognition of the foundational and strategic role that secure land rights for all –women and men, regardless of ethnicity, religion, place of residence, or civil, economic, social, or political status—must play to achieve a world free of poverty, hunger and systemic gender discrimination.

Publicación revisada por pares
Septiembre 2020
Indonesia

The complexity of spatial use has an impact on poverty and the development of slum settlements towards a decrease in environmental quality.

Publicación revisada por pares
Septiembre 2020
Tierras Australes y Antárticas Francesas
República Centroafricana
Noruega
Sudáfrica
África austral

Joint Ventures (JVs) between ‘agribusiness’ investors and ‘small farmers’ or ‘customary landowners’ are being promoted in South Africa’s land and agrarian reform programme as a way to include land reform beneficiaries in the country’s competitive agricultural sector.

Publicación revisada por pares
Septiembre 2020
Estados Unidos de América

Suppression of historical fire regimes has changed the composition and structure of many fire-dependent ecosystems, frequently resulting in decreased grazing productivity and biodiversity in grasslands and savannas. Land managers have attempted to reverse these trends through the application of prescribed fire, but regulations and liability concerns often deter them.

Publicación revisada por pares
Septiembre 2020
Brasil
Trinidad y Tabago
Estados Unidos de América

Climate change has the potential to disrupt ecosystem services and further exacerbate the effects of human activities on natural resources. This has significant implications for educational institutions and the populations they serve.

Publicación revisada por pares
Septiembre 2020
Noruega
Viet Nam

A framework was developed to elucidate (1) the drivers of land degradation, (2) pressures, (3) local impacts and vulnerabilities and (4) adaptation strategies.

Publicación revisada por pares
Septiembre 2020
China
Rusia
Estados Unidos de América

China is one of the most rapidly urbanising countries in the world. In recent years, it has experienced enormous environmental changes, as well as a loss of landscape identity. This paper aims to explore the concept of landscape identity in the context of the overwhelming urbanisation in China. It develops a conceptual framework on landscape identity from different dimensions.

Publicación revisada por pares
Septiembre 2020
España

Introduced as a soil erosion deterrent, salt cedar has become a menace along riverbeds in the desert southwest. Salt cedar replaces native species, permanently altering the structure, composition, function, and natural processes of the landscape. Remote sensing technologies have the potential to monitor the level of invasion and its impacts on ecosystem services.

Publicación revisada por pares
Septiembre 2020
Alemania
Estados Unidos de América

In this study, a knowledge-based fuzzy classification method was used to classify possible soil-landforms in urban areas based on analysis of morphometric parameters (terrain attributes) derived from digital elevation models (DEMs).

Publicación revisada por pares
Septiembre 2020
China

Guishui River Basin in northwestern Beijing has ecological significance and will be one of the venues of the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympic Games in 2022. However, accelerating climate change and human disturbance in recent decades has posed an increasing challenge to the sustainable use of water in the basin.

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