land use change

Coastal livelihood transitions under globalization with implications for trans-ecosystem interactions

Anthropogenic threats to natural systems can be exacerbated due to connectivity between marine, freshwater, and terrestrial ecosystems, complicating the already daunting task of governance across the land-sea interface. Globalization, including new …

Agroforestry Practices Promote Biodiversity and Natural Resource Diversity in Atlantic Nicaragua

Tropical forest conversion to pasture, which drives greenhouse gas emissions, soil degradation, and biodiversity loss, remains a pressing socio-ecological challenge. This problem has spurred increased interest in the potential of small-scale …