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Cover for Patterns and drivers of soil carbon stocks and isotopic composition in secondary tropical dry forests of Costa Rica.

In this study a space-for-time substitution, also known as a chronosequence, was used to understand how forest regeneration on previously grazed or cropped lands affected surface soil C in patches of seasonally dry tropical forest in two conservation areas in north-western Costa Rica, Area de...

Author(s)
Powers, J. S.; Manning, D. W. P.; Becknell, J. M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642109)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Preliminary analysis of the impact of payment for environmental services on land-use changes: a case study on livestock farms in Costa Rica.

The project "Integrated Silvopastoral Approaches for the Management of Ecosystems" (GEF-CATIE) promotes the establishment of silvopastoral systems. This is done by paying incentives for environmental services, mainly carbon storage and conservation of biodiversity. The hypothesis of the project is...

Author(s)
Mora, J.; Ibrahim, M.; Cruz, J.; Casasola, F.; Rosales, M.; Holguin, V. A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Will intensifying pasture management in Latin America protect forests - or is it the other way round?

This chapter briefly reviews the literature regarding the link between cattle and deforestation and situates improved pasture technology within the realm of intensive livestock technologies, and discusses whether and how intensifying pasture management might affect deforestation. It provides...

Author(s)
White, D.; Holmann, F.; Fujisaka, S.; Reategui, K.; Lascano, C.
ISBN
2001 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851994512)
Type
Book chapter

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