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  • Saving the Amazon? sustainable soy and the new extractivism
  • Agriculture ; Agro-ecology ; Agroindustry ; Amazon Basin ; Brazil ; Ecology ; Governance ; Green capitalism ; Pará ; Soya bean ; Sustainable development
  • of the mechanisms and effects of two programs, implemented through partnerships between nongovernmental organizations and corporations, to manage soy expansion into the Amazon, it is demonstrated that these programs have questionable environmental benefits at best
  • 2014
  • Erosion of an active fault scarp leads to drainage capture in the Amazon region, Brazil
  • Amazon Basin ; Base level ; Brazil ; Drainage network ; Fault scarp ; Fluvial capture ; Knickpoint ; Numerical model ; Pleistocene ; Response time ; Tectonics ; Watershed
  • of landscape change in surrounding areas. In low-slope settings like the Amazon River basin, base-level fall can increase erosion rates by more than an order of magnitude, and moderate to large river basins can respond to episodes of base-level fall over
  • 2014
  • Detection of active oxalate–carbonate pathway ecosystems in the Amazon Basin : Global implications of a natural potential C sink
  • The oxalate–carbonate pathway (OCP) is a biogeochemical process, which has been described in Milicia excelsa tree ecosystems of Africa. The aim of this study is twofold : 1) to make an inventory of trees in the Amazon Basin presenting some
  • coupled cycles. As previously mentioned for M. excelsa tree ecosystems in Africa, carbonate accumulations observed in the Bolivian tropical forest could be extrapolated to part or the whole Amazon Basin and might constitute an important reservoir that must
  • 2014
  • Agriculture ; Amazon Basin ; Demography ; Ecuador ; Forest ; Historical geography ; Hunting ; Natural resources ; Settlement ; Sixteenth Century ; Twentieth Century
  • This study reconstructs the history of human use of natural resources in an upland area surrounding the indigenous Kichwa community of Sarayaku in the Ecuadorian Amazon. It concludes that hunting has affected, and continues affecting, basically
  • 2014
  • Sparing land for nature in the Brazilian Amazon : implications from location rent theory
  • Amazon Basin ; Brazil ; Deforestation ; Land ; Land use ; Model ; Vegetation dynamics
  • 2014
  • Amazon Basin ; Brazil ; Holocene ; Humid environment ; Palaeo-environment ; Palaeogeomorphology ; Remote sensing ; Upper Pleistocene ; Watershed
  • , as these megafans record a past landscape that differs from the modern fluvial tributary drainage of the Amazon basin. Characterizing these palaeomorphologies is of high relevance for reconstructing changes in the Amazonian landscape during the Late Quaternary.
  • 2014
  • Amazon Basin ; Applied geography ; Empowerment ; Ethnic minority ; Geoweb ; Natural resources ; Peru ; Publicity ; Social geography ; Technology
  • 2014
  • Amazon Basin ; Brazil ; Connectivity ; Development ; Economic growth ; Mobility ; Neo liberalism ; Road infrastructure ; Roraima ; Urbanism ; Urbanization
  • 2014
  • Amazon Basin ; Brazil ; Deforestation ; Forest ; Land use ; Location ; Pará ; Pioneer fringe ; Spatial analysis ; Spatial dynamics ; Thematic mapping ; Vegetation
  • 2014
  • Amazon Basin ; Brazil ; Charcoal ; Deforestation ; Impact ; Industry ; Natural resources ; Pará ; Settlement
  • 2014
  • Amazon Basin ; Brazil ; Colombia ; Commodity flow ; Export ; Frontier ; Importation ; Inter-regional trade flow ; Regional economy
  • 2014
  • Amazon Basin ; Brazil ; Colombia ; Economic geography ; Export ; Frontier ; Importation ; Regional development ; Role of the State ; Trans-border area ; Trans-border cooperation
  • 2014
  • Amazon Basin ; Archipelago ; Biosphere ; Colombia ; Environment ; Ethnicity ; Nature park ; Political geography ; Sovereignty
  • 2014
  • Amazon Basin ; Brazil ; Community ; Conflict ; Ecosystem ; Fauna ; Fishing ; Habitat ; Hunting ; Resource management ; Social geography
  • 2014
  • régions de l'Amazone et du Zambèze et on examine comment Cott a communiqué ses découvertes scientifiques par la photographie et l'art. La production de connaissances scientifiques se révèle spatialement contingente. Finalement, on voit comment ces
  • 2014
  • governance networks : gaining credibility in the shadow of hierarchy ; 7-Capital of the Amazon rainforest : constructing a global city-region for entrepreneurial Manaus ; 8-The spatial puzzle of mobilising for car alternatives in the Montreal city-region ; 9
  • 2014