Latin America Nodal Office

Instituto de Ecología Regional (IER)

+54 381 4255174

Universidad Nacional de Tucumán – CONICET
IER-LIEY
CC 34
4107 Yerba Buena Tucumán
Argentina

Focus on: Latin American land use change in relation to globalization; environmental services in land use frontiers and transitional zone; land use efficiency and conflicts.
The nodal office is hosted by the Instituto de Ecologia Regional (UNT_CONICET)
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News

 
April 21, 2022

A recent article in Biological Conservation examines fake controversies produced by a small group of active Brazilian researchers that have seriously impacted environmental conservation, particularly in issues related to deforestation and climate change. 

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January 25, 2022

A new paper in Biological Conservation analyzes over 250 papers on human and climatic impacts on Ecuadorian biodiversity and suggests areas for further research.

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January 25, 2022

A new paper in the Journal of Land Use Science addresses strategic land-use planning instruments in land-use planning in tropical, low-income regions, and further details the extent to which the instruments' characteristics support land governance.

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December 13, 2021

A new paper in Environmental Research Letters uses Brazil as an example of how a legality criterion adopted by consumer countries is insufficient to protect forests and other ecosystems and may worsen deforestation and conversion risks by incentivizing the weakening of social-environmental protection by producer countries.

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