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Improving land management in Brazil: A perspective from producers
Abstract The low productivity of many tropical pasturelands is a major driver of deforestation and other negative environmental and socio-economic impacts. In Brazil, the second biggest meat producerExpand
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The Atlantic Slave Trade to Maranhão, 1680–1846: Volume, Routes and Organisation
Maranhao has the best documented slave trade in all Portuguese America. However, it is one of the least studied branches of the Atlantic slave trade. This article provides an assessment of theExpand
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The role of natural regeneration to ecosystem services provision and habitat availability: a case study in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest
Natural regeneration provides multiple benefits to nature and human societies, and can play a major role in global and national restoration targets. However, these benefits are context specific andExpand
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The Supply of Slaves from Luanda, 1768–1806: Records of Anselmo da Fonseca Coutinho
Luanda was not a town in which the unwary amateur could hope to turn a profitable trade.1The supply of slaves from Luanda, in Angola, was an activity that required significant experience in theExpand
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The Kimbundu Diaspora to Brazil: Records from the Slave Ship Brilhante, 1838
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, was a major slave trading port in the nineteenth century, with most of the slaves coming from Angola, in West Central Africa. The inland origins of these captives, however,Expand
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