Examining the relationship between international aid and mangrove deforestation in coastal Ecuador from 1970 to 2006

@article{Hamilton2012ExaminingTR,
  title={Examining the relationship between international aid and mangrove deforestation in coastal Ecuador from 1970 to 2006},
  author={Stuart E. Hamilton and Clare Stankwitz},
  journal={Journal of Land Use Science},
  year={2012},
  volume={7},
  pages={177 - 202}
}
Since the early 1970s, coastal Ecuador has experienced significant mangrove deforestation, largely attributed to shrimp aquaculture. However, the area of mangrove lost has not been definitively quantified, and several different and conflicting estimates exist in the literature. Furthermore, it has been proposed that development aid has been the primary financial support for aquaculture projects that contribute to mangrove deforestation – and the resultant environmental, ecological, and… Expand
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