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  1. Library Resource
    Agreements & Contracts
    May, 2020
    Argentina

    El siguiente documento detalla el proceso institucional llevado adelante en la República Argentina para establecer las metas voluntarias de Neutralidad de la Degradación de la Tierra a escala nacional. La Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas aprobó, en septiembre de 2015, la “Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible” que define 17 objetivos de desarrollo sostenible (ODS) y una serie de metas entre las que se destaca la meta 15.3 que involucra la neutralidad de la degradación de la tierra (NDT).

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    September, 2020
    Argentina

    El presente informe fue construido de manera conjunta por las Iniciativas “ODS y Tierra”, “ENI Argentina” y “Land Matrix”. Su objetivo es realizar contribuciones al Estado y a la sociedad en general, para mejorar la implementación de los ODS y sus Metas relacionadas a la Tierra en la República Argentina. Para tal fin, se utilizaron datos extraídos del documento “Trayectoria de las Metas de Tierra de los ODS en Argentina”, estudio encargado por la ENI Argentina a la consultora Dra.

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    AELE -Mercosur : un nouveau coup bas porté au climat, aux droits des peuples et à la souveraineté alimentaire
    Reports & Research
    May, 2021
    Americas, Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay
     
    • Les émissions provenant de l’augmentation des échanges bilatéraux de 10 produits agricoles clés devraient augmenter de 15 %, si l'accord de libre-échange entre l'Association européenne de libre-échange (AELE) et le Mercosur est mis en œuvre. 
    • Les exportations de viande de bœuf, de maïs et soja du Mercosur constitueront la principale source des nouvelles émissions (47 %), suivie par les exportations de fromage depuis l'AELE (15 %). 
  4. Library Resource

    Volume 10 Issue 3

    Peer-reviewed publication
    March, 2021
    Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, United States of America, Americas

    Although renewable energy holds great promise in mitigating climate change, there are socioeconomic and ecological tradeoffs related to each form of renewable energy. Forest-related bioenergy is especially controversial, because tree plantations often replace land that could be used to grow food crops and can have negative impacts on biodiversity.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2019
    Argentina

    Monitoring progress towards the 2030 Development Agenda requires the combination of traditional and new data sources in innovative workflows to maximize the generation of relevant information. We present the results of a participatory and data-driven land degradation assessment process at a national scale, which includes use of earth observation (EO) data, cloud computing, and expert knowledge for Argentina.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2016
    Argentina, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, China, Cameroon, Algeria, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Sudan, Senegal, South Sudan, Chad, Central Asia

    It took scientists more than three decades to transform a perceived desertification crisis in the Sahel into a non-event. Looking beyond the Sahel, the chapters in this book provide case studies from around the world that examine the use and relevance of the desertification concept.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2019
    Argentina, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Paraguay, South America, Central America, Caribbean

    The extensive arable land and great biodiversity present in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) have the potential to ensure sustenance and a good quality of life for its more than 600 million inhabitants.

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    Volume 10 Issue 2

    Peer-reviewed publication
    February, 2021
    Argentina, Europe

    This study provides empirical evidence on the links between urban development factors and the use of specific modes of transport in commuting in the Buenos Aires metropolitan area. The case study is of interest because quantitative research on developing countries is scarce and their rapid urban growth and high rates of inequality may generate different results compared to the US or Europe. This relationship was assessed on locality level using regression methods.

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    Volume 10 Issue 2

    Peer-reviewed publication
    February, 2021
    Argentina, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, Brazil, Canada, Spain, Paraguay, United States of America, South America

    The stabling of livestock farming implies changes in both local ecosystems (regeneration of forest stands via reduced grazing) and those located thousands of kilometers away (deforestation to produce grain for feeding livestock). Despite their importance, these externalities are poorly known. Here we evaluated how the intensification and confinement of livestock in Spain has affected forest surface changes there and in South America, the largest provider of soybeans for animal feed to the European Union.

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    Volume 10 Issue 2

    Peer-reviewed publication
    February, 2021
    Argentina, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, United States of America

    The state of water quality of lakes is highly related to watershed processes which will be responsible for the delivery of sediment, nutrients, and other pollutants to receiving water bodies. The spatiotemporal variability of water quality parameters along with the seasonal changes were studied for Lake Okeechobee, South Florida. The dynamics of selected four water quality parameters: total phosphate (TP), total Kjeldahl nitrogen (TKN), total suspended solid (TSS), and chlorophyll-a (chl-a) were analyzed using data from satellites and water quality monitoring stations.

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