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Antonio B. Ojeda

Article ID: 4630
Views - 87  (Abstract) PDF - 16  (Download)
Abstract: Ecotourism is a tourism modality intricately linked to the principles of sustainability, due to its natural offer component and environmental education. The objective of this research is to evaluate the perception of ecotourists present on the coast of Yucatan. From a regional approach, the author selected twenty-five community-based ecotourism ventures (...
Vinícius Londe, Felipe Segala Ferreira, Fernando Roberto Martins

Article ID: 4916
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Abstract: Studies on composition and structure generate crucial information for characterizing plant communities and planning conservation actions. There are still substantial knowledge gaps in Brazilian protected areas, preventing design programs to mitigate biodiversity loss. This is the case of the National Forest of Ipanema (Ipanema NAFO) in São Paulo state, Br...
Lívia P. De Sordi, Rochely S. Morandini, Vânia R. Pivello, Mariana M. Vidal, José C. Motta-Junior

Article ID: 4936
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Abstract: The Brazilian Cerrado, characterized by grasslands, savannahs and riverine forests, is a biodiversity hotspot, threatened by the expansion of the agricultural frontier, and therefore, needs effective conservation actions. At the national level, the Cerrado core-region has received more conservation efforts than the marginal (non-core) areas, being conside...


Nyarko Lawrence Fletcher, Sakina Maman Bawa, Moussa Soulé

Article ID: 4930
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Abstract: Over the past 50 years, a number of homegrown solutions and international development assistance have been initiated and implemented to address the West Africa Sahel region’s biodiversity resources decline. This ranges from indigenous/community led natural resources regeneration and land restoration techniques, funding and technical support in developing ...

Review (This article belongs to the Special Issue "Impacts of Climatic Changes on Biodiversity")

Gnanki Mariam Lafia N’gobi, Kalamboli Danani, Moussa Soulé

Article ID: 4961
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Abstract: Climate change has many effects on biodiversity. Few studies have focused on the consequences of climate change on biodiversity in West Africa Sahel which is one of the most sensitive regions to climate change. Thus, this study examined the different effects of climate change on biodiversity in West Africa Sahel to guide climate policies. The authors used...