UCSB Latin American and Iberian Studies Program

David Lopez-Carr and colleagues publish on conservation in Latin America

Professor David Lopez-Carr (Geography) and colleagues recently published two articles that address conservation and land use concerns in Latin America.

Examining the relationship between migration and forest cover change in Mexico from 2001 to 2010“, in the journal Land Use Policy, explores the relationship between migration, population, and economic processes, and forest cover change in Mexico from 2001 to 2010.

The importance of cultural ecosystem services in natural resource-dependent communities: Implications for management“, in Ecosystem Services, explores how relevant nature-society relationships are to people who rely more on natural resources, or provisioning ecosystem services, for thier livelihoods.