Agriculture adjustment, land-use transition and protected areas in Northwestern Argentina.

@article{Izquierdo2009AgricultureAL,
  title={Agriculture adjustment, land-use transition and protected areas in Northwestern Argentina.},
  author={Andrea E. Izquierdo and H{\'e}ctor Ricardo Grau},
  journal={Journal of environmental management},
  year={2009},
  volume={90 2},
  pages={858-65}
}
Land-use change is the main component of regional environmental change, while protected areas represent a direct land use policy to prevent its potentially negative effects on biodiversity and environmental services. We combined an analysis of trends in land use and human demography with trends in creation of protected areas during the last three decades in northwestern Argentina, a subtropical region including a wide range of environments. The eighty nine administrative analysis units of the… CONTINUE READING
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