Integrity and isolation of Costa Rica's national parks and biological reserves: examining the dynamics of land-cover change

@inproceedings{SanchezAzofeifa2003IntegrityAI,
  title={Integrity and isolation of Costa Rica's national parks and biological reserves: examining the dynamics of land-cover change},
  author={G. Arturo Sanchez-Azofeifa and Gretchen C Daily and A Pfaff and Christopher Busch},
  year={2003}
}
Abstract The transformation and degradation of tropical forest is thought to be the primary driving force in the loss of biodiversity worldwide. Developing countries are trying to counter act this massive lost of biodiversity by implementing national parks and biological reserves. Costa Rica is no exception to this rule. National development strategies in Costa Rica, since the early 1970s, have involved the creation of several National Parks and Biological Reserves. This has led to monitoring… CONTINUE READING
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